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The City Of Silk And Steel by Mike Carey, Linda Carey & Louise Carey (book review)

January 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
The City Of Silk And Steel by Mike Carey, Linda Carey & Louise Carey  (book review)

‘The City Of Silk And Steel’ is a standalone novel about the concubines, children and servants of the fictional desert city of Bessa. When the sultan of Bessa, Bokhari Al-Bokhari, is murdered by the holy man usurper, Hakkim Mehdad, the concubines, their children and the female servants are sent to a neighbouring sultan as a […]

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Spirit Gate (Book One of Crossroads) by Kate Elliott (book review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Spirit Gate (Book One of Crossroads) by Kate Elliott   (book review)

‘Spirit Gate’ is the first book in the ‘Crossroads’ trilogy by Kate Elliott. It is mainly set in a medieval world in a country called the Hundred. The book has various point of view characters: Joss, Mai, Shai and Keshad. Joss and Keshad are from the Hundred, a country that has progressively been sliding into […]

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Eyes To See: A Jeremiah Hunt Supernatural Thriller (The Jeremiah Hunt Chronicle) by Joseph Nassise (book review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Eyes To See: A Jeremiah Hunt Supernatural Thriller (The Jeremiah Hunt Chronicle) by Joseph Nassise   (book review)

‘Eyes to See’ is the first book in ‘The Jeremiah Hunt Chronicles’ by Joseph Nassise. It follows the story of Jeremiah Hunt, who lives in Boston, USA in the present day. Hunt was previously a Professor of Ancient Languages at Harvard University and, five years before the story begins, his young daughter, Elizabeth, is kidnapped. […]

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Damnation For Beginners by Alan Campbell (book review)

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Damnation For Beginners by Alan Campbell   (book review)

‘Damnation For Beginners’ is a novella set in the world of Alan Campbell’s ‘Deepgate Codex’ and follows the story of Jack Aviso, a bank teller at Henry Sill Banking Corporation in the city of Cog. Jack has been keeping his head down and following the rules of the entirely unfair and corrupt bank. Their policies […]

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The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Eddie Campbell (book review)

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Eddie Campbell  (book review)

‘The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains’ is an illustrated novelette set in the Isle of Skye written by Neil Gaiman. The story follows the journey of a dwarf who hires a guide, Calum MacInnes, to take him to the cave in the black mountains. The cave itself contains golden treasure but the […]

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The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman (book review).

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman (book review).

‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ by Neil Gaiman is narrated by a middle-aged man whose name is never mentioned who, after a funeral, drives to his childhood home and remembers his life as a seven year-old and his friendship with Lettie Hempstock. After a opal miner with money problems commits suicide in […]

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Glass Sword (The Red Queen book 2) by Victoria Aveyard (book review)

October 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Glass Sword (The Red Queen book 2) by Victoria Aveyard  (book review)

‘Glass Sword’ is the second book in ‘The Red Queen’ series by Victoria Aveyard. The series is set in a futuristic world, a thousand years after a nuclear holocaust where there are now two different types of humans, Reds and Silvers. Reds are regular humans with red blood and the Silvers have super-human powers and […]

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Red Queen (The Red Queen series book 1) by Victoria Aveyard (book review).

October 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Red Queen (The Red Queen series book 1) by Victoria Aveyard (book review).

‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard is first book in ‘The Red Queen’ series. It is a fantasy novel set in the world hundreds of years from now after a nuclear holocaust. The world now has two distinct species of people, the Reds and the Silvers. The Reds are red-blooded humans like us whilst the Silvers […]

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The God Engines by John Scalzi (book review).

October 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
The God Engines by John Scalzi (book review).

‘The God Engines’ is a standalone novel fantasy novel set in space. Ean Tephe is the Captain of The Righteous, a spaceship powered by an enslaved god that is tortured into moving the ship through space. Tephe and his crew are devout followers of their own god who has subjugated other gods and placed them […]

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The Queen Of The Tearling (book 1) by Erika Johansen (book review).

October 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Queen Of The Tearling (book 1) by Erika Johansen (book review).

‘The Queen Of The Tearling’ is the first book in a trilogy by Erika Johansen about Kelsea Glynn, the heir to the throne of the Tearling. Kelsea has been raised by foster parents, Barty and Carlin, in seclusion till her nineteenth birthday, kept safe from her uncle, the Regent, who would kill her to ascend […]

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