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Aaron Jones

Aaron Jones

Aaron S. Jones is the author of Flames of Rebellion, the first part of The Broken Gods trilogy. He is Head of English at a school in Kent, UK and when he is not tearing his hair out at students struggling with their, they're and there, he is tearing his hair out as he dies for the thousandth time on Demon's Souls. You can find him on Twitter @HereticASjones where he is most likely procrastinating for hours at a time instead of focusing on his Orc murder mystery.

REVIEW: The Boys Season 2

The Boys Season 2 continues the Season 1 story of Billy Butcher and his crew taking on the mighty ‘Supes’ in The Seven and attempting to knock them from their perch. More violence. More...

REVIEW: The Boys Season 1

The Boys Season 1 is an eight-episode superhero series from Amazon Prime. Adapted from the dark, funny, and at times repulsive graphic novels by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys S1 manages to...

REVIEW: The True Bastards by Jonathan French

The True Bastards from author Jonathan French continues the tale started in his wonderful The Grey Bastards novel that began as a self-published title before strong word of mouth and reviews led to Orbit...

The Future is Grimdark: The rise of streaming in TV and film and what it means for fans of grimdark

Ten years have passed since Game of Thrones hit our screens. Ten years since the world was introduced to a grimdark story on a big budget. The weekly shows produced by HBO became must-watch...

REVIEW: Seven Deaths of an Empire by G. R. Matthews

Seven Deaths of an Empire is a new story from author G. R. Matthews. Matthews weaves a tale of action and intrigue that wears its inspirations on its sleeve for all to see. A...

REVIEW: Barbarians on Netflix

Barbarians is a six-episode German historical drama from Netflix. It focuses on the build up to one of the most infamous battles in history – the Battle of Teutoburg Forest which took place in...

REVIEW: A Time for Swords by Matthew Harffy

A Time for Swords is a fresh story from Matthew Harffy, author of The Bernicia Chronicles. Stepping away from the popular character of Beobrand, Harffy delivers more gripping historical fiction following Hunlaf, a monk...

REVIEW: The Last Kingdom Season 4

The Last Kingdom S4 continues the tale based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories. If you have read my review of the previous season then you will be aware that it was an absolute...

REVIEW: The Last Kingdom Season 3

The Last Kingdom Season 3 continues the tale based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories. Once a BBC production, Season 3 now has Netflix in complete control and the jump in production and quality...

REVIEW: The Last Kingdom Season 2

The Last Kingdom Season 2 from Netflix continues Uhtred Ragnarson’s quest to reclaim his home. The second season adapts the third and fourth novels of Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories about the birth of...