Review of ~ Adrian Tchaikovsky – City of Last Chances

The City of Last Chances is Ilmar and it's currently under Palleseen occupation, which the majority of the city's inhabitants are unimpressed with. To assist with keeping the city in order the Palleseen use many organisations such as The School of Correct Speech and The School of Correct Conduct. Individuals and groups that have opposing... Continue Reading →

Review of ~ Mitriel Faywood – A Gamble of Gods

A Gamble Of Gods, the debut release from Mitriel Faywood, is a high-quality, action-filled mix of fantasy and science fiction. The novel is tight, polished, full of humour, and features many exciting and memorable set pieces. Throughout A Gamble Of Gods, we mainly follow the point of view perspectives of three main characters, each of... Continue Reading →

Review of ~ Hannah Kaner – Godkiller

“You are not welcome here, Godkiller” is a simple statement that piqued my curiosity when I opened the package that included Hannah Kaner’s upcoming fantasy debut. I was so intrigued that I opted to read Godkiller next. I’m content that I did as this release is a fascinating and engaging dark fantasy adventure reminiscent of Sapkowski’s The Witcher series.... Continue Reading →

Review of ~ Simon Crook – Silverweed Road

Silverweed Road, the collection of short horror stories, is dark, unique, chilling, and very British. Silverweed Road, the road, is made up of around 40 mock-Tudor houses, is J-shaped, has a dead-end that leads to ominous woods, is full of peculiar characters, and strange happenings are a regular occurrence. Short story horror anthologies aren’t typically my... Continue Reading →

Review of ~ Daniel Abraham – The King’s Blood (The Dagger and the Coin #2)

The King’s Blood is another strong entry in Abraham’s politically charged, character-driven fantasy series, The Dagger and the Coin. The Dragon’s Path helped get me out of a reading slump and The King’s Blood features more of the same fine elements that kept me engaged during the first entry. Complex and often misunderstood lead characters, excellent drama, high stakes,... Continue Reading →

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