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Heirs Of The Blade (Shadows Of The Apt book seven) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

August 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Heirs Of The Blade (Shadows Of The Apt book seven) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

Since killing her sister’s lover, Achaeos, Tynisa has struggled to cope with her guilt, even though she has no memory of the event. Venturing into the Commonweal, she hopes to find peace by delivering news of Prince Salma Dien’s death to his family. However, her father’s ghost is determined that the only path for Tynisa […]

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The Shambling Guide To New York City by Mur Lafferty (book review).

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The Shambling Guide To New York City by Mur Lafferty (book review).

Zoe has moved back to New York City following a disastrous affair with her old boss. When she stumbles into a bookshop one day and sees an advert for a travel writer, she thinks she has found the perfect job. What she didn’t quite bank on was the particular type of client to which the […]

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The Hickory Staff (The Eldarn Sequence book 1) by Robert Scott and Jay Gordon (book review).

June 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hickory Staff (The Eldarn Sequence book 1) by Robert Scott and Jay Gordon (book review).

When Steven Taylor opens an old safe deposit box he knows he might lose his job, but it turns out that should have been the least of his worries. As he and his flatmate Mark fall through a portal to Eldarn, a world with twin moons hanging in the sky, they realise that nothing will […]

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Hidden Cities (The Moshui Trilogy book three) by Daniel Fox (book review).

June 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hidden Cities (The Moshui Trilogy book three) by Daniel Fox (book review).

The island of Taishu is at the mercy of the dragon and the goddess, caught between two immortals and their battles. While the emperor fights to regain his country, it is left to Old Yen the fisherman to bargain with the gods and bring safety to his family and island. The pregnancy of Mei Feng […]

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Jade Man’s Skin (The Moshui Trilogy book two) by Daniel Fox (book review).

May 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jade Man’s Skin (The Moshui Trilogy book two) by Daniel Fox (book review).

The dragon is awake and she is furious. With only one young man, Han, preventing her from wreaking slaughter throughout the land it is surely only a matter of time until she breaks free. Yet the Li Goddess who rules the seas also wants the dragon to leave and through her chosen vessels she can […]

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The Warrior Who Carried Life by Geoff Ryman (book review).

May 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Warrior Who Carried Life by Geoff Ryman (book review).

When Cara is just a young girl, her mother is brutally murdered because she dared to go and seek a vision, a privilege reserved only for men. Cara’s rage does not diminish as she grows older and when she sees an opportunity for revenge she does not hesitate in taking it. Turning herself into a […]

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Lord Kelvin’s Machine (A Langdon St. Ives novel) by James P. Blaylock (book review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lord Kelvin’s Machine (A Langdon St. Ives novel) by James P. Blaylock (book review).

When his beloved wife Alice is brutally murdered, Langdon St. Ives sinks into despair. The only thing keeping him going is the desire for revenge against her murderer, his nemesis, Dr. Ignacio Narbondo. Yet, even when revenge seems to be within his grasp, Narbondo haunts St. Ives. The fate of the world may rest with […]

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Nekropolis by Tim Wagonner (book review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Nekropolis by Tim Wagonner (book review).

Matt Richter used to be a cop in the good old USA. One day he went through a strange portal and ended up in Nekropolis. Now he’s dead, but the sleuthing hasn’t stopped. When a beautiful young woman asks for his help in finding a stolen artefact, Matt just can’t say no. Of course, it’s […]

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The Chosen Seed (The Dog-Faced Gods book 3 of 3) by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Chosen Seed (The Dog-Faced Gods book 3 of 3) by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

Cass Jones has been framed for murder again and is on the run from both the police and Mr. Bright’s Network. Help comes from unexpected places and it is old enemies who now have the power to aid Cass as he hunts for Luke and tries to bring down the Network. Meanwhile, Hask and Ramsey […]

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The Shadow Of The Soul (The Dog-Faced Gods book 2 of 3) by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Shadow Of The Soul (The Dog-Faced Gods book 2 of 3) by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

Cass Jones discovered corruption in his police station and got half the squad sent to jail. Now he’s not the most popular man around but he’s going to need all the help he can get. Teenagers across the city seem to be committing suicide, all leaving messages talking about the chaos in the darkness and […]

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