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The Exile of Zanzibar

REVIEW: The Exile of Zanzibar by Daniel Maidman

The Exile of Zanzibar is Daniel Maidman’s debut fantasy novel set in a fictional version of Florence during the Bronze Age. King Ambrosius the Ninth of Florence wages war with the neighboring city of...

REVIEW: Cassiel’s Servant by Jacqueline Carey

The central precept of d’Angeline society is ‘Love As Thou Wilt’. That is, for everyone except for Cassiline monks. The adepts of Cassiel are celibate warrior-monks, trained in a highly ritualized manner of combat...

REVIEW: Soulkeeper by David Dalglish

Soulkeeper is the action-packed first volume of David Dalglish’s dark fantasy series, The Keepers. The novel opens with the reaping hour, a religious rite for the recently deceased, calling upon deities known as the...

REVIEW: Shadowless by Randall McNally

Grim and fascinating, Shadowless is a masterpiece told in shades of gray. It is a fantasy of the epic variety, one with incredible world building. Every now and then, in the Northern Realms, a...