Tales of Kingshold – Review

Author: D P Woolliscroft Pages: 324 Series: The Wildfire Cycle – Book 1.5 Synopsis I am Mareth and I collect tales – tales that do not make the official histories. Join me and learn the secret stories of those who sparked the wildfire. Stories from our past, from that fateful summer and its aftermath. TalesContinue reading “Tales of Kingshold – Review”

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The Gatewatch – Review

Author: Joshua Gillingham Pages: 320 Synopsis Torin Ten-Trees and his closest companions, Bryn and Grimsa, set out to join The Gatewatch and become trollhunters. When a troupe of meddling dwarves throws them off course they are captured by trolls and taken as prisoners to a secret gathering deep underground. There they learn that an ancientContinue reading “The Gatewatch – Review”

The Last Wish – Review

Author: Andrzej Sapkowski Series: The Witcher Pages: 288 Synopsis Introducing Geralt the Witcher – revered and hated – who holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this first book in the Witcher series that inspired a bestselling game and is soon to be a major Netflix series. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher,Continue reading “The Last Wish – Review”

A Shattering of Glass (Riven Realm Three) – Review

Author: Deck Matthews Pages: 148 Synopsis THE PAST IS A FRAGILE THING For Shade, returning to Taralius is like a homecoming she never wanted. She soon finds that old relationships are changed and past contacts have turned sour. Worse yet, a bitter enemy stalks the streets—a venomous assassin who’s sworn to deliver Shade to herContinue reading “A Shattering of Glass (Riven Realm Three) – Review”

Dust of the Darkness – Review

This is a review for book two of Deck Matthews’ Riven Realm series. If you want to check out my review of book one, The First of Shadows you can find it here! “You fight steel with steel. But you fight the shadow with light—or by learning to see in the darkness.” In Dust ofContinue reading “Dust of the Darkness – Review”

The Bitter Twins – Review

A return to Sarn with more fleshed out characters and world, Jen William’s brilliant humour and imagination, and the building blocks in place for an exciting finale When I wrote my review for The Ninth Rain, I asked readers who prefer fast paced books to stick with it as it begins slowly but heats upContinue reading “The Bitter Twins – Review”

The First of Shadows – Review

The worldbuilding, characterisation and intrigue of a full novel packed into less than 200 pages. The perfect shorter fantasy read. Author: Deck Matthews Pages: 159 Publication: Self Published, January 2019 Synopsis How do you kill a shadow? As a raging storm descends on the Blasted Coast, the crippled young rigger, Caleb Rusk, meets a strangerContinue reading “The First of Shadows – Review”

Dragonslayer – Review

A fast paced ‘back to basics’ traditional fantasy tale that keeps the fun factor high. Author: Duncan M Hamilton Publisher: Tor Pages: 304 Rating: 4.5 stars (Rounded up to 5 on Goodreads/Amazon) Synopsis: With the dragons believed dead, the kingdom had no more need for dragonslayers. Drunk, disgraced, and all but forgotten, Guillot has longContinue reading “Dragonslayer – Review”