The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: January 20th 2015 by OrbitPages: 593My Rating: 4/5 When invasion looms… Tamas’s invasion of Kez ends in disaster when a Kez counter-offensive leaves him cut off behind enemy lines with only a fraction of his army, no supplies, and no hope of reinforcements. Drastically outnumbered and pursued by the enemy’s best, heContinue reading “The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan – Review”

We Ride the Storm by Devin Madson – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: January 28th 2020 by Orbit (first published June 7th 2018)Pages: 528My Rating: 4/5 War built the Kisian Empire. War will tear it down.Seventeen years after rebels stormed the streets, factions divide Kisia. Only the firm hand of the god-emperor holds the empire together. But when a shocking betrayal destroys a tense allianceContinue reading “We Ride the Storm by Devin Madson – Review”

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – Review

Genre: Horror, ThrillerPublication Date: June 30th 2020Pages: 352My Rating: 4/5 After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, isContinue reading “Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – Review”

The Death of Dulgath by Michael J. Sullivan – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: October 15th 2015Pages: 378My Rating: 5/5 Three times they tried to kill her. Then a professional was hired. So was Riyria. When the last member of the oldest noble family in Avryn is targeted for assassination, Riyria’s Royce and Hadrian are hired to foil the plot. Three years have passed sinceContinue reading “The Death of Dulgath by Michael J. Sullivan – Review”

The Queen of Crows by Myke Cole – Review

Genre: Fantasy, AdultPublication Date: September 18th 2018Pages: 274Representation: Lesbian Main CharacterMy Rating: 3.5/5 In this epic fantasy sequel, Heloise stands tall against overwhelming odds–crippling injuries, religious tyrants–and continues her journey from obscurity to greateness with the help of alchemically-empowered armor and an unbreakable spirit. No longer just a shell-shocked girl, she is now a figureContinue reading “The Queen of Crows by Myke Cole – Review”

Never Die by Rob J. Hayes – Review

Genre: Adult FantasyPublication Date: January 29th 2019 Series: Mortal TechniquesPages: 274My Rating: 5/5 Samurai, shinigami, vengeful spirits, and an impossible quest. Itami Cho has earned the name Whispering Blade. She is a Shintei warrior, sworn to the path of oaths and honour. But keeping her oaths has always been more difficult than taking them. When FlamingContinue reading “Never Die by Rob J. Hayes – Review”

The Armoured Saint by Myke Cole – Review

Genre: Adult FantasyPublication Date: February 20th 2018  Series: The Sacred ThronePages: 206 My Rating: 3.5/5 In a world where any act of magic could open a portal to hell, the Order insures that no wizard will live to summon devils, and will kill as many innocent people as they must to prevent that greater horror. After witnessingContinue reading “The Armoured Saint by Myke Cole – Review”

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski – Review

Genre: Adult FantasyPublication Date: 14th 2008 (first published January 31st 1993) Pages: 280 My Rating: 3.5/5 Geralt was always going to stand out, with his white hair and piercing eyes, his cynicism and lack of respect for authority… but he is far more than a striking-looking man. He’s a witcher, with powers that make himContinue reading “The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski – Review”

The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence – Review

Genre: YA, FantasyPublication Date: April 21st 2020 Series: Book of IcePages: 480 My Rating: 2.5/5 In the ice, east of the Black Rock, there is a hole into which broken children are thrown. On Abeth the vastness of the ice holds no room for individuals. Survival together is barely possible. No one survives alone. ToContinue reading “The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence – Review”

Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan – Review

Genre: Adult, FantasyPublication Date: April 16th 2013 Series: Powder MagePages: 608My Rating: 4/5 Field Marshal Tamas’ coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas’sContinue reading “Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan – Review”