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Spellbound (Spellwright Trilogy book 2) by Blake Charlton (book review).

April 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Spellbound (Spellwright Trilogy book 2) by Blake Charlton (book review).

‘Spellbound’ is the second novel in ‘Spellwright Trilogy’. The story starts ten years after the end of the first book, ‘Spellwright’. Nicodemus has left the Heaven Tree Valley with a few kobold warriors and Magister Shannon, to wage war on the demon Typhon. Nicodemus has been trying to retrieve the Emerald of Aarahest, the jewel […]

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Spellwright (book 1) by Blake Charlton (book review).

March 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Spellwright (book 1) by Blake Charlton (book review).

‘Spellwright’ is the first book in a fantasy trilogy by Blake Charlton. It is set in a world where humankind and their gods fled the land they had originated from to protect themselves from demons. They had sailed to a new land and killed the Cthonic people, who resided there. Among humans there are those […]

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Exit Kingdom (The Reaper Novels) by Alden Bell (book review).

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Exit Kingdom (The Reaper Novels) by Alden Bell (book review).

‘Exit Kingdom’ is set in the same world as ‘The Reapers Are The Angels’, a post-apocalyptic zombie world. Although ‘The Reapers Are The Angels’ was written first, you could read this book on its own. Having said that, I would recommend reading ‘The Reapers Are The Angels’ first as there are one or two medium-sized […]

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Conspiracy Of Ravens (The Shadow book 2) by Lila Bowen (book review).

December 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Conspiracy Of Ravens (The Shadow book 2) by Lila Bowen (book review).

‘Conspiracy Of Ravens’ is the second book in ‘The Shadow’ series. Set in 1800s Texas where numerous creatures like vampires (not your usual sort), dwarves and shapeshifters exist. Nettie has embraced her true destiny as ‘The Shadow’ the creature that hunts wrongdoing monsters. At the end of the first book, ‘Wake Of Ravens’, Nettie shapeshifts […]

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Wake Of Vultures: The Shadow book 1 by Lila Bowen (book review)

November 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wake Of Vultures: The Shadow book 1 by Lila Bowen   (book review)

‘Wake Of Vultures’ is the first novel in ‘The Shadow’ series by Lila Bowen. It is a fantasy western set in 1800s Texas. The novel follows Nettie Lonesome, a mixed race black/Native American orphan. Nettie lives on a failing farm with Pap and Mam, her adoptive parents who use her as a slave without calling […]

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We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory (book review).

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory (book review).

‘We Are All Completely Fine’ is a novel set in the modern world, where there are few who truly know that supernatural creatures exist. The novel centres around five people who have individually suffered traumatic events. They are brought together to form a therapy group by the psychotherapist, Dr. Jan Sayer. Harrison was the ‘Monster […]

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The Language Of Dying by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

September 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Language Of Dying by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

‘The Language Of Dying’ is unsurprisingly a novel about death. It deals with the death of the protagonist’s father from cancer. Neither the protagonist or her father are ever named and the book is written in first person to him, almost like a letter. It mainly follows the last few days of the protagonist’s father’s […]

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Traitor’s Gate (Book Three of Crossroads) by Kate Elliott (book review).

August 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Traitor’s Gate (Book Three of Crossroads) by Kate Elliott (book review).

‘Traitors’ Gate’ is the final novel in the ‘Crossroads’ trilogy by Kate Elliott. The events of the last book ended with the army led by Night and her turned Guardians taking over Toskala. Marit, Kirit and Jothinin had finally joined forces in an effort to combat the Guardians and Joss had become the Chief of […]

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The Reapers Are The Angels by Alden Bell (book review).

August 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Reapers Are The Angels by Alden Bell (book review).

‘The Reapers Are The Angels’ is a standalone dystopian novel, set in a post-apocalyptic world. After a worldwide epidemic, most of the population has been infected with some sort of virus, which has turned them into flesh-eating zombies. While the origins of the virus is never revealed, we do know that it is transferred through […]

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Shambling Towards Hiroshima by James Morrow (book review).

August 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Shambling Towards Hiroshima by James Morrow (book review).

‘Shambling Towards Hiroshima’ is a novelette, written as an autobiographical suicide note by the protagonist Syms Thorley. He’s a B-movie star who specialises in playing costumed monsters and villains. The novelette jumps between the present Syms who is contemplating suicide in 1980s and Syms in the height of his career in the 1940s. Thorley recounts […]

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