Dust of the Darkness – Review

This is a review for book two of Deck Matthews’ Riven Realm series. If you want to check out my review of book one, The First of Shadows you can find it here! “You fight steel with steel. But you fight the shadow with light—or by learning to see in the darkness.” In Dust ofContinue reading “Dust of the Darkness – Review”

The Bitter Twins – Review

A return to Sarn with more fleshed out characters and world, Jen William’s brilliant humour and imagination, and the building blocks in place for an exciting finale When I wrote my review for The Ninth Rain, I asked readers who prefer fast paced books to stick with it as it begins slowly but heats upContinue reading “The Bitter Twins – Review”

The First of Shadows – Review

The worldbuilding, characterisation and intrigue of a full novel packed into less than 200 pages. The perfect shorter fantasy read. Author: Deck Matthews Pages: 159 Publication: Self Published, January 2019 Synopsis How do you kill a shadow? As a raging storm descends on the Blasted Coast, the crippled young rigger, Caleb Rusk, meets a strangerContinue reading “The First of Shadows – Review”

Dragonslayer – Review

A fast paced ‘back to basics’ traditional fantasy tale that keeps the fun factor high. Author: Duncan M Hamilton Publisher: Tor Pages: 304 Rating: 4.5 stars (Rounded up to 5 on Goodreads/Amazon) Synopsis: With the dragons believed dead, the kingdom had no more need for dragonslayers. Drunk, disgraced, and all but forgotten, Guillot has longContinue reading “Dragonslayer – Review”

Kalanon’s Rising – Review

A gripping murder-mystery fantasy thriller with great characters, exciting twists and turns and a fleshed-out world. Author: Darian Smith Website Twitter Facebook: DarianSmithAuthor Pages: 424 Synopsis Solve a murder, stop a war, save the world. Sir Brannon Kesh spent years building a new life as a physician and leaving the name Bloodhawk (and the wartimeContinue reading “Kalanon’s Rising – Review”

Kingshold (Wildfire Cycle Book One) – Review

There are politics, humour and action aplenty in this gripping story featuring a strong ensemble of characters, set in a rich and vibrant world that you can’t help but want to explore to the edges of the map. Self Published Ebook £3.99 (or free to borrow on Kindle Unlimited) Paperback £13.00 Amazon UK This isContinue reading “Kingshold (Wildfire Cycle Book One) – Review”