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Warrior (The Wolfblade Trilogy book two) by Jennifer Fallon (book review).

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Warrior (The Wolfblade Trilogy book two) by Jennifer Fallon (book review).

Two things happen in ‘Warrior’. This isn’t hyperbole or writerly misdirection to hook you into reading more of this review: the second book in the ‘Wolfblade Trilogy’ could have been stripped down to a dozen pages or so and still served as a functional second act. You’ll notice I said functional, not fun. What happens […]

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Seven Princes by John R. Fultz (Books Of The Shapen: Volume 1) (review).

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Seven Princes by John R. Fultz (Books Of The Shapen: Volume 1) (review).

This book, ‘Seven Princes’, strikes me as a bit of a conundrum. It has all the tropes of a modern, hard edge fantasy in the vein of Martin, with a little bit of the ridiculousness of 60s Moorcock. It’s a strange balance and one that doesn’t quite stop seesawing back and forth throughout. To make […]

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The Apocalypse Codex (The Laundry Files book 4) by Charles Stross

August 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Apocalypse Codex (The Laundry Files book 4) by Charles Stross

This is the fourth book in ‘The Laundry Files’ series of novels telling the story of Bob Howard, an operative in a branch of a very British and very secret service known as ‘The Laundry’ that fights otherworldly threats to this world. Bob is an ex-hacker who is now a practitioner of the profession of […]

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