Lightblade – Review

Author – Zamil Akhtar Pages – 516 Publishing Information – Self Published, The One Sentence Review A smart, surreal science fantasy with welcome Middle Eastern influences and a truly imaginative world. The Blurb In three days, Jyosh will slay the God Emperor, or die trying. But first he must train his lightblade skills. While asleep.Continue reading “Lightblade – Review”

A Touch of Light – Review

A thoroughly enjoyable and captivating debut that presents three equally exciting narratives in a dark but beautifully imagined world. Author – Thiago Abdalla Pages – 481 Publishing Information – Self Published, 1st March 2022 Thankyou to Escapist Book Tours and the author Thiago Abdalla for the opportunity to read this work in exchange for anContinue reading “A Touch of Light – Review”

Gunmetal Gods – Review

Zamil Akhtar’s dark and brutal Middle Eastern fantasy excites, horrifies and captivates in equal measure; a real triumph. Author – Zamil Akhtar Pages – 475 Publishing Information – Self Published Gunmetal Gods initially intrigued me with its striking cover art, and I looked into the author’s work. I signed up to his newsletter and downloadedContinue reading “Gunmetal Gods – Review”

Tales of Ioth – Review

Another incredible journey into the imagination of D. P. Woolliscroft; Tales of Ioth continues the exciting trajectory of this great series Author – D. P. Woolliscroft Pages – 243 Publishing Information – Self Published, 28th April 2020 If you’re here for the review of the 4th book in the Wildfire Cycle, you’re probably just makingContinue reading “Tales of Ioth – Review”

Ringlander: The Path and the Way- Review

An ambitious debut that takes all the right risks to create a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable epic fantasy with surprise (and welcome) science fantasy elements I was approached by Michael S. Jackson to review this book as part of his debut blog tour and I’m delighted to be involved, along with some excellent reviewers. I’dContinue reading “Ringlander: The Path and the Way- Review”

The Fall – Review

A thrilling page turner of a novella that succeeds in giving you dragons, betrayals, world building and really interesting characters within 4 POV chapters. Wow, this book is bloody brilliant! I’d bought Ryan Cahill’s debut, Of Blood and Fire and on signing up to his newsletter, received a free ebook of his prequel novella TheContinue reading “The Fall – Review”

The Throne of Ice and Ash – Review

An immersive tale of adversity, family, inner strength, love and betrayal in which you can feel the ice in your bones and the fire on your skin. Thanks to Storytellers on Tour and J. D. L. Rosell for the opportunity to read The Throne of Ice and Ash, a book I breezed through in noContinue reading “The Throne of Ice and Ash – Review”

Windborn – Review

A very competent Norse fantasy debut that makes you care about the protagonist and brings a fresh flavour to the genre. I really enjoyed this Norse inspired world from Alex S Bradshaw that brings a real fresh twist to the largely Vikings-inspired genre. There are a lot of parallels with Norse Mythological beliefs (the beliefContinue reading “Windborn – Review”