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Fiona Denton

Fiona Denton

Fiona Denton

Fiona is a former secondary school teacher and current stay at home parent to two very wild and active children. She lives with them and her husband in the UK and can often be found on a beach paddling in the North Sea or stomping through a forest with the sprogs and hounds. She loves to read and has always enjoyed fantasy novels, particularly the very dark and twisty ones with mythical creatures.

REVIEW: What Feasts at Night by T. Kingfisher

What Feasts at Night is the latest folk horror offering from the reigning Queen of creepy novellas, the one and only T. Kingfisher. What Feasts at Night is the second story in Kingfisher’s Sworn Soldier world and reunites us...

REVIEW: The Briar Book of the Dead by A.G. Slatter

The Briar Book of the Dead is the latest novel from World Fantasy Award-winning author A.G. Slatter. Set in the same world as her earlier novels All the Murmuring Bones and The Path of Thorns, The Briar Book of...

REVIEW: The Dragons of Deepwood Fen by Bradley P. Beaulieu

It is a great time to be a fan of dragons, especially if you like dragon literature, as we at team Grimdark Magazine do. The Dragons of Deepwood Fen, the latest novel from author Bradley P. Beaulieu,...

REVIEW: Faebound by Saara El-Arifi

Faebound is the latest novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Saara El-Arifi. Here at Grimdark Magazine we are already big fans of El-Arifi’s previous releases The Final Strife and Battle Drum. Although I have...

REVIEW: Pillar of Ash by H.M. Long

Pillar of Ash by H.M. Long is the fourth and final part of her The Four Pillars series. The novel is preceded in the series by Hall of Smoke and Bone, Temple of No God, and Barrow of Winter. Although...

REVIEW: The Kingdom of Sweets by Erika Johansen

The Kingdom of Sweets is the latest novel from author Erika Johansen, and her first not set in the Tearling world that readers may have come across before. I remember reading and largely enjoying...

REVIEW: My Brother’s Keeper by Tim Powers

My Brother’s Keeper is the latest novel from World Fantasy Award-winning author Tim Powers. Powers may be familiar to readers with a career spanning decades and scores of books to his name. My Brother’s Keeper is a...

REVIEW: Interview with the Vampire Season One 2022

I worked through AMC’s Interview with Vampire over a few days and really enjoyed it. I was literally open-mouthed at the finale

REVIEW: Saevus Corax Deals with the Dead by K. J. Parker

The plot is thoroughly unpredictable and the snarky main character Saevus really made the story for me. 

REVIEW: Traitor of Redwinter by Ed McDonald

 Traitor of Redwinter is the latest book from fantasy author Ed McDonald. It is the second of The Redwinter Chronicles, and like the first novel in the series Daughter of Redwinter, it is an epic fantasy blended...