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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: Arca by G. R. Macallister

Arca by G. R. Maccalister is the second novel in Macallister’s The Five Queendoms series, picking up where last year’s Scorpica left off. It is published by the Saga Press imprint of Simon and Schuster in America and Titan...

REVIEW: Shield Maiden by Sharon Emmerichs

Shield Maiden is the debut novel from Sharon Emmerichs and published by Ad Astra, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Head of Zeus. It is a richly detailed historical fantasy set in the Middle...

REVIEW: Barrow of Winter by H.M. Long

Barrow of Winter is the third book set in H.M. Long’s Hall of Smoke world. Although Barrow of Winter could be viewed chronologically as the third book in the series, it feels more like...

REVIEW: Son of the Poison Rose by Jonathan Maberry

Son of the Poison Rose is the second instalment of Maberry’s epic dark fantasy series Kagen the Damned. However, Maberry is a prolific writer, with accolades such as numerous Bram Stoker Awards and being...

REVIEW: The Jaguar Path by Anna Stephens

The Jaguar Path is the much anticipated second instalment in Anna Stephens’ The Songs of the Drowned trilogy. Readers may also know Stephens’ from her Godblind trilogy or her writing for the Black Library...

REVIEW: Kagen the Damned by Jonathan Maberry

Kagen the Damned is the first instalment in a new fantasy series from award-winning author Jonathan Maberry. Although Maberry has an extensive back catalogue in other genres, including comics, nonfiction, and screenwriting which readers may...

REVIEW: Dream of Death City by PJ Nwosu

Dream of Death City is the debut adult novel by author PJ Nwosu. It is an excellent read, and the first instalment in the new Red Kingdom series. Although there are no other full-size...

REVIEW: Feed Them Silence by Lee Mandelo

Feed Them Silence is the latest work from author Lee Mandelo. Published by TorDotCom, this novella is a ‘near-future’ piece of science fiction following the work of Doctor Sean Kell Luddon’s attempt to ‘be...

REVIEW: The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau is the latest novel from award winning fantasy author Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Known for her weird but beautiful writing, I think that The Daughter of Doctor Moreau should appeal to...

REVIEW: One Dark Window by Rachel Gillig

One Dark Window is the debut fantasy novel from Rachel Gillig. From Orbit Books, it is the first novel in a duology with gothic elements and some romance. Although not particularly grim, it is...