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James Jakins Interview – Knights of the Dead God

James Jakins Interview – Knights of the Dead God 

Today we have the pleasure of interviewing one of SPFBO finalists from last year, James Jakins. His book, Jack Bloodfist: Fixer, was Lynn’s Books pick for 2017’s final ten. Its sequel, Jack Bloodfist: Freelancer, is due out around the end of the year. But urban fantasy is not all he has to offer. He currently […]

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Wrath of Empire by Brian McClellan

Wrath of Empire by Brian McClellan
5

This is the second instalment of the Gods of Blood and Powder series and follows the events of the first book, Sins of Empire, with the same three perspectives. The trilogy is set in the same world as his original Powder Mage trilogy. I would categorise it, and his other books, as an epic military […]

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The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French

The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French
5

In my review of Phil Tucker’s The Siege of Abythos, I felt like that guy at a sports stadium, trying to start the wave, in my attempt to make the hashtag #TrollsArePeopleToo go viral. No such luck. Well, in honor of Jonathan French’s Big-5 release of The Grey Bastards, I’m going to try again with […]

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John Gwynne Interview – A Time of Dread

John Gwynne Interview – A Time of Dread 

John Gwynne not only has one of the best author photos ever, he is also responsible for the critically acclaimed series, The Faithful and the Fallen. This year he has started a new series, Of Blood and Bone. The first book, A Time of Dread, was released in January of this year, and the second book, […]

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An Echo of Thing to Come by James Islington

An Echo of Thing to Come by James Islington
4

An Echo of Thing to Come is the second book in The Licanius Trilogy, the first being The Shadow of What Was Lost. The trilogy is an epic fantasy set in the fictional world of Andarra. Book two picks up roughly a month after the events of the first book. It starts with a refresher […]

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Blood of the Four by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon

Blood of the Four by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon
3.5

In the great kingdom of Quandis, everyone is a slave. Some are slaves to the gods. Most are slaves to everyone else. Blessed by the gods with lives of comfort and splendor, the royal elite routinely perform their duties, yet some chafe at their role. A young woman of stunning ambition, Princess Phela refuses to […]

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The Crimson Queen by Alec Hutson – SPFBO Review

The Crimson Queen by Alec Hutson – SPFBO Review
3.5

Long ago the world fell into twilight, when the great empires of old consumed each other in sorcerous cataclysms. In the south the Star Towers fell, swallowed by the sea, while the black glaciers descended upon the northern holdfasts, entombing the cities of Min-Ceruth in ice and sorcery. Then from the ancient empire of Menekar […]

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Jade City by Fonda Lee

Jade City by Fonda Lee
5

Aficionados of Hong Kong Cinema, hear me out: Imagine Chow Yun-Fat in one of his classic ‘90s Triad movies, but give him the superhuman martial skills from the Show Brothers’ Golden Age of Wuxia. Add in the complex plotting and backstabbing of Game of Thrones, and you have Fonda Lee’s Jade City. I stumbled upon […]

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Fonda Lee Interview – Jade City

Fonda Lee Interview – Jade City 

Today we have a real treat for you! Fonda Lee, author of the Nebula nominated Jade City, is here to speak with us! If you’ve not read Jade City you are missing out. But fear not! On top of today’s interview, we have a review of the novel coming up tomorrow! But before we get […]

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James Maxwell Interview – Iron Will

James Maxwell Interview – Iron Will 

James Maxwell is a London-based fantasy author with 47North. He is also here to talk with us today! Maxwell has written two fantasy series: the Evermen Saga and The Shifting Tides series. But before we get into the interview let’s learn a bit more about our guest. Born in New Zealand, and educated in Australia, […]

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J. P. Ashman Interview – Black Guild

J. P. Ashman Interview – Black Guild 

Today we have with us J. P. Ashman, fellow Factioner and author of the Black Powder Wars series. The second book in the series, Black Guild is out now! Now some of you may not have heard of Ashman and his dark fantasy series. But that is about to change. However before we get to […]

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Jamie Davis Interview

Jamie Davis Interview 

Today we have the absolute pleasure of interviewing Jamie Davis. Jamie is a nurse, paramedic, podcaster, and author of three series: Extreme Medical Services, Broken Throne, and Accidental Traveller, which explore both urban and epic Fantasy. Jamie, Can you talk a little about your relationship and experience with EMS and nursing as well as non-fiction […]

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