Of Blood and Fire – Review

Author – Ryan Cahill Pages – 541 Publishing Information – Self Published, March 2021 The Blurb Born in fire. Tempered in blood. Epheria is a land divided by war and mistrust. The High Lords of the south squabble and fight, only kept in check by the Dragonguard, traitors of a time long past, who serveContinue reading “Of Blood and Fire – Review”

Priest of Lies – Review

Author – Peter McLean Pages – 374 Genre – Grimdark Gangster Fantasy Publishing Information – Jo Fletcher, July 2019 Review (spoiler free) I really loved Priest of Lies, a book that expands on everything that made its predecessor so compelling and then takes it up to another level. The tried and tested formula of TomasContinue reading “Priest of Lies – Review”

Legend – Review

Author – David Gemmell Pages – 352 Genre – Heroic Fantasy Publishing Information – Paperback edition reprinted by Orbit, October 2009. Originally published by Century, 1984. The One Sentence Review Fast paced, page-turning fantasy where you’ll meet one of your new favourite characters, the titular Druss the Legend. The Blurb Legend is the classic DrenaiContinue reading “Legend – Review”

A Cup of Tea at the Mouth of Hell – Review

Author – Luke Tarzian Pages – 62 (ebook) Publishing Information – Self Published, LukeTarzian.com, August 2022 The One Sentence Review A heart-wrenchingly honest account of one man’s ongoing journey living with grief and loss; a book guaranteed to affect you deeply – the only book to have ever made me both laugh and cry. TheContinue reading “A Cup of Tea at the Mouth of Hell – Review”

City of Last Chances – Review

Author – Adrian Tchaikovsky Pages – 496 Genre – Fantasy Publishing Information – 8th December 2022, Head of Zeus/AdAstra The One Sentence Review A complex and richly layered story that may not suit everyone but definitely rewards the readers’ patience. The Blurb There has always been a darkness to Ilmar, but never more so thanContinue reading “City of Last Chances – Review”

Slaughtered Gods – Review

Author – Thilde Kold Holdt Pages – 656 Publishing Information – October 22nd 2022, Solaris. Genre – Historical Fantasy & Mythology The One Sentence Review Slaughtered Gods is a stunning finale to the Hanged God trilogy; love, loss, teeth, beasts, axe-blades, fire, Gods and darkness collide in a dramatic and worthy depiction of Ragnarök. TheContinue reading “Slaughtered Gods – Review”

The Battle That Was Lost – Review

Author – Michael S Jackson Pages – 57 (plus an extra 31 pages included with the first 3 chapters of Ringlander: The Path and the Way.) Publishing Information – Self Published The One Sentence Review The Battle That Was Lost is a surprisingly fleshed out novella that reads like a fast paced episode of anContinue reading “The Battle That Was Lost – Review”

The Children of Gods and Fighting Men – Review

Author – Shauna Lawless Pages – 434 Publishing Information – Ad Astra, Head of Zeus, September 2022. The One Sentence Review A triumphant debut that pulls you into late 10th century Ireland, expertly combining events inspired by real history with intriguing magic and an absolutely fantastic level of political intrigue and knowledge of the timeContinue reading “The Children of Gods and Fighting Men – Review”

Negalyod: The God Network – Review

Author – Vincent Perriot Pages – 208 Publishing Information – Titan Comics, 19th July 2022. Buy here! The One Sentence Review A beautifully illustrated and coloured graphic novel set in an intriguing dinosaur dystopia. The Blurb Negalyod follows dinosaur shepherd, Jarri, as he joins a rebel group intent on destroying the totalitarian government that controlsContinue reading “Negalyod: The God Network – Review”