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Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) Book Review

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1). Mark Lawrence. 432 pages. Fantasy / Epic Fantasy /  Grimdark  /  Coming of Age. My Rating: 5 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin. At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers.… Continue reading Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) Book Review

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Death’s Mistress (Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #1) Book Review

Death’s Mistress (Sister of Darkness: The Chronicles of Nicci #1). Terry Goodkind. 512 pages. Fantasy / Epic Fantasy / Traditional Fantasy. My Rating: 4 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: Onetime lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as “Death’s Mistress” and the “Slave Queen”, the deadly Nicci captured Richard Rahl in order to convince… Continue reading Death’s Mistress (Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #1) Book Review

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A Mighty Dawn (The Wanderer Chronicles #1) by Theodore Brun Book Review

A Mighty Dawn. Theodore Brun. 608 pages. Fiction  / Fantasy  /  Historical Fiction  /  Historical Fantasy. My Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: A gripping and brilliantly realized debut epic adventure set in eighth-century Denmark. This is the beginning of an ambitious new series in the vein of George R.R. Martin’s A Game… Continue reading A Mighty Dawn (The Wanderer Chronicles #1) by Theodore Brun Book Review

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The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone Book Review

The Hatching. Ezekiel Boone. 352 pages. Fiction / Horror / Thriller / Post-Apocalyptic. My Rating: 4 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: Deep in the jungle of Peru, where so much remains unknown, a black, skittering mass devours an American tourist whole. Thousands of miles away, an FBI agent investigates a fatal plane crash in… Continue reading The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone Book Review

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The Ninth Rain (The Winnowing Flame #1) Book Review

The Ninth Rain (The Winnowing Flame #1). Jen Williams. 544 pages. Fantasy / Magic / Epic Fantasy. My Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: The great city of Ebora once glittered with gold. Now its streets are stalked by wolves. Tormalin the Oathless has no taste for sitting around waiting to die while… Continue reading The Ninth Rain (The Winnowing Flame #1) Book Review

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The Fatal Tree Book Review

The Fatal Tree. Jake Arnott. 336 pages. Historical Fiction. My Rating: 4 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: London, the 1720s. Welcome to ‘Romeville’, the underworld of that great city. The financial crash caused by the South Sea Bubble sees the rise of Jonathan Wild, self-styled ‘Thief-taker General’ who purports to keep the peace while… Continue reading The Fatal Tree Book Review

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Norse Mythology Book Review

Norse Mythology. Neil Gaiman. 293 pages. Fantasy / Historical Fiction / Retellings / Fiction / Short Stories. My Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5. Book Blurb: Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura… Continue reading Norse Mythology Book Review