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Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames – Book Review

Book Title: Bloody Rose Author: Nicholas Eames Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Year Published: 2018 The second fantasy novel by Nicholas Eames is, in my opinion, better than his first. Bloody Rose is another story full of adventure and engaging characters. Bloody Rose is set after the events of Kings of The Wyld. However, in this

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Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan – Book Review

Book Title: Promise of Blood Author: Brian McClellan Genre: Flintlock Fantasy Publisher: Orbit Year of Publication: 2013 Promise of Blood is the first book in the Powder Mage trilogy. Inspired by the French Revolution, Promise of Blood is a novel full of violence. The combination of guns and political intrigue makes Promise of Blood an

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Traitor’s Blade (Greatcoats Book 1) by Sebastian de Castell – Book Review

Book Title: Traitor’s Blade Author: Sebastian de Castell Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books Release Date: 10 February 2014     Traitor’s Blade is a good fast-paced read. There are sword fights in almost every chapter in this fantastical tale that reminds me a lot of The Three Musketeers. Traitor’s Blade is the first book

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The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett – Book Review

Book Title: The Desert Spear Author: Peter V. Brett Genre: Fantasy Published by: Harper Voyager, 2010   Peter V. Brett continues to build a gripping tale. The Painted Man has found the lost combat wards, which he intends to share the knowledge to enable others to fight the demons. Meanwhile, Jardir of Krasnia, who stole

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The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson – Book Review

Three hundred years have passed since the epic events that occurred in The Hero of Ages. The names of Vin, Sazed and Kelsier, are now things of legend.   The world of Scradrial has become industrial, with technology paving the way for a new future. Allomancy still exists in a┬ánovel which blends fantasy with steampunk.

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Armada by Ernest Cline – Book Review

Armada by Ernest Cline Published on 16th July 2015 by Century (Penguin Random House) Format: Hardback Pages: 349 ISBN: 978-1-780-89304-4 I have many geeky interests and one of them happens to be science fiction. Armada is a book that combines elements of classic science fiction with classic video games. Ernest Cline has once again wrote

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Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee – Book Review

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee Published by William Heinnemann on 14th July 2015 Pages: 278 Format: Hardback Set twenty years after the events of To Kill A Mockingbird, during the late 1950s, when tensions were rising in the South of America due to the Civil Rights Movement.Jean Louise (Scout) Finch returns to the town

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