Blackwing by Ed McDonald
 

Blackwing

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Games Wizards Play

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Browsing all articles tagged with Ben Galley.

Interview With Ben Galley

Interview With Ben Galley 

Ben Galley is an award-winning fantasy author from the UK. He is the author of the epic Emaneska Series, the weird-west Scarlet Star Trilogy and the brand new standalone The Heart of Stone. When he’s not dreaming up lies to tell his readers, Ben works as a self-publishing consultant, helping fellow authors to self-publish and […]

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The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley

The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley
4

‘There will always be wars. And I will always fight them.’ Task is a soldier like no other. For one thing, he’s not human. For another, ‘following orders’ is not a choice, nor has disobedience ever been an option during his four long centuries of existence. The reason for this is that Task is a […]

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The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover Art Reveal

The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover Art Reveal 

Here on Fantasy-Faction we are fans of both cool cover art and cool authors. Today we are lucky to have a little of both! Our once contributor, now successful self-published author, Ben Galley, has a new novel coming out next spring and its cover is AMAZING! But before we show you the pretties, let’s get […]

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Bloodfeud by Ben Galley

Bloodfeud by Ben Galley
3.75

Just like its protagonist, Ben Galley’s Scarlet Star Trilogy is a series constantly on the move, constantly growing and changing from a coming-of-age fantasy/western hybrid to an adventure set in an alternate London. With the final book in the trilogy, Bloodfeud, Galley wraps up a consistently strong self-published series that introduced readers to likeable characters, […]

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The Use of Drugs In Fantasy

The Use of Drugs In Fantasy 

As fantastical as our genre is, there has always been some leakage from the real world to the ones lodged between the pages we devour. Love, war, anger, sex, despair, greed, politics, disease, mythology…After all, it is hard to forge a book 100% removed from ours. My question today is if real-world elements sneak into […]

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Bloodmoon by Ben Galley

Bloodmoon by Ben Galley
3.75

“Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of bloodrushing.” In the opening book of the Scarlet Star Trilogy, readers get to immerse themselves in an alternative Wild West, complete with deadly railwraiths, fairies and blood magic. In the sequel, Galley immerses us in circus life, even as he builds upon our understanding of Tonmerion Hark’s […]

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Bloodrush by Ben Galley

Bloodrush by Ben Galley
4

Welcome to the Wild West, he thought. Last stop before Hell. The fantasy genre has long been filled to the brim with coming-of-age stories. Chances are, if you’re perusing Fantasy-Faction and reading this review, you’ve read more than your share. Chances are also pretty good that you haven’t read one like Bloodrush. The first book […]

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Western Fantasy – Mismatch, or Perfect Match?

Western Fantasy – Mismatch, or Perfect Match? 

In January of this year, I began to write a new book, Bloodrush. I was stepping away from my dark, epic, medieval roots and seeking something new in what I believe to be a relatively unexplored sub-genre – Western Fantasy, also called Weird West. I’m not the first to do venture into such a realm, […]

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