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REVIEW: The Justice of Kings by Richard Swan

In Richard Swan’s new fantasy trilogy, starting with The Justice of Kings, a rich low magic world is brought to life through brilliant characters and their arcs. A mixture of detective work, dark fantasy,...

REVIEW: Mordew by Alex Pheby

Mordew is the first instalment of the new Cities of the Weft trilogy from author and academic Alex Pheby. In Mordew, he has created a unique and disturbing world that I think will greatly...

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood

The series may have started limply but by The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood, this show is starting to become must see television. The adaptation of Robert Jordan’s beloved series is starting...

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4

Returning for a fourth season, Game of Thrones S4 hits new heights that only dragons can reach as tight storytelling, amazing production values, and a cast fully deserving all the awards thrown their way...

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E2: Shadow’s Waiting

The Wheel of Time E2, Shadow’s Waiting, is an improvement on the opening episode of Amazon’s adaptation of Robert Jordan’s epic series. (As always, this is your spoiler warning.) Our heroes are on the...

REVIEW: The Winter Road by Adrian Selby

Adrian Selby’s The Winter Road, follows the ambition, drive, and cost to build a road across the perilous wilderness of The Circle, uniting the warring clans and creating a trade route. Behind this daring...

REVIEW: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

I must admit, I am very late to the Jay Kristoff book party. I had bought Nevernight years ago when it was nominated for a Gemmell Award but it had been sitting in the...

REVIEW: Papa Lucy and The Boneman by Jason Fischer

Papa Lucy and The Boneman by Jason Fischer is a novel built on grunge and violence. He depicts a multi-dimensional world equally nightmarish as it is wondrous. His characters wretched, but fanatical. If you...

REVIEW: Horseman by Christina Henry

Christina Henry boasts a back catalogue which cements her reputation as the queen of reimagination. As well as a host of original works, she has previously lent her innovative authorial style to give fresh...

REVIEW: Legacy of Light by Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward’s Legacy series reaches its brutal conclusion in Legacy of Light. A book of personal, moral, and physical attrition, Legacy of Light continues the story of the Tressian republic and the Hadari empire, the lands...