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Chasing Graves by Ben Galley

Chasing Graves by Ben Galley
4.25

Spoiler Warning: This review contains minor spoilers. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. “They must die in turmoil. They shall be bound with copper and water of the Nyx. They must be bound within forty days. They shall be bound to whomever holds their coin. They are slaved to their […]

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Chasing Graves by Ben Galley – Cover Reveal & Guest Blog

Chasing Graves by Ben Galley – Cover Reveal & Guest Blog 

I’m a firm believer that cover art is part and parcel of the book – conjoined twins impossible to separate. The cover plays an important role. It represents the words inside a book, communicates genre, indicates quality, and is ultimately responsible for attracting the eye of the reader. It’s got a vital job, and although […]

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Sigil Independent – Announcement & Freebies!

Sigil Independent – Announcement & Freebies! 

Fantasy-Faction is happy to host the announcement of a new self-publishers’ guild with aims to help self-pub authors with things most often reserved for those who are traditional published. Sigil Independent it launching today! After you’ve finished here, make sure you say hi to them in their /r/fantasy AMA March 1st. Good luck authors! – […]

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How To Self-Publish

How To Self-Publish 

This one has been bubbling up for a while… Over the last few months, various discussions have erupted around the subject of self-publishing, specifically how it should be done. There have also been a few blog posts on the subject. There’s been a lot of banter. Mostly friendly, but it has got heated in places. […]

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Tough Travels: Non-Human Heroes

Tough Travels: Non-Human Heroes 

At the start of every month, Fantasy-Faction will lead you (yes, YOU!) on a tour of the fantasy genre. From high to low, from classics to new releases, from epic to urban; each month, we will guide you in search of a different trope, theme or cliché. Lest we become lost, we’ll be referring to The […]

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Ben Galley Interview – The Heart of Stone

Ben Galley Interview – The Heart of Stone 

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 Reveal

The Heart of Stone by Ben Galley – Cover 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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