Ten criminally underrated fantasy books

Not all authors get to drown in royalties and have fans baying for their blood the moment they take twelve seconds away from the keyboard to scratch their arses. Some have brilliant first books that never get a second, or self published books that don’t get a look in because they don’t have a big 4 stamp on their spine. Publishing, like life, tends not to be all that fair.

Today I was having my scheduled quarterly internal mental flip-out about Beyond Redemption not getting a traditionally published sequel, and I realised that I’m not really sure which other dark / grimdark fantasy book series I should be sitting around getting steamed about being dumped by their publishers or being ignored by the market. So, naturally, I reached out to other peo