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REVIEW: The Blood of Outcasts by D.A. Smith

The Blood of Outcasts is the feudal Japanese-inspired grimdark fantasy from D.A. Smith, the first entry in his Bane Sword Saga. The protagonist of The Blood of Outcasts, Dattori Masako, is grimdark to the...

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: Thrice by Andrew D. Meredith

Thrice is Andrew D. Meredith’s charming adventure fantasy infused with Slavic folklore. As the novel opens, we are introduced to Jovan, a thirty-five-year-old needle maker who is bloodily pounding some unfortunate bloke in a...

REVIEW: Flames of Mira by Clay Harmon

Flames of Mira is an exciting epic fantasy novel with a unique setting and interesting characters written by Clay Harmon. Set in a subterranean volcanic world beneath a frozen wasteland, we follow Ig, a...

REVIEW: Empire of Exiles by Erin M. Evans

Erin M. Evans’ new book, Empire of Exiles, brings together an ensemble cast with varying motives and personalities in an appealingly bookish setting. As dangerous, historical items are unearthed and a puzzling crime is...

REVIEW: The Hunter’s Kind by Rebecca Levene

In the second book of The Hollow Gods, The Hunter’s Kind, Rebecca Levene continues to surprise her readers with unexpected outcomes as she opens up the familiar world of Smiler’s Fair. The sequel surpasses...

REVIEW: A Book of Blades

If you need a fix of sword and sorcery action, look no further than A Book of Blades, the new short story anthology from the gang at Rogues in the House Podcast. Rogues in...

REVIEW: Elric: The Dreaming City by Michael Moorcock, Julien Blandel, Jean-Luc Cano, and Julien Telo

Elric. The White Wolf. The doomed emperor of Melnibone. He was probably the first real hero I had when I was a kid, and mostly it had to do with the fact that he...

The works of Fritz Leiber

Fritz Leiber was an incredibly prolific author, who won numerous awards during his life for works that nowadays seem more obscure than they should be. In addition to writing, he was a chess master,...

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REVIEW: The Pyres by Dylan Doose

The Pyres is the third book in the Sword and Sorcery series by Dylan Doose. All is not well in the war-ridden kingdom of Romaria, and Theron, Kendrick, and Aldous must find a way...

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