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Browsing all articles tagged with Myke Cole.

Shadow Ops: Fortress Frontier Book Trailer

Shadow Ops: Fortress Frontier Book Trailer 

The majority of us here at Fantasy-Faction are big Myke Cole fans. Therefore, when Myke dropped us an e-mail and asked if we were interested in getting the exclusive reveal of his UK trailer how could our answer be anything but an emphatic YES!!! It’s a SOC recruiting video and, as I’m sure you will […]

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The Magic of Shadows Ops Universe + Contest

The Magic of Shadows Ops Universe + Contest 

In honor of Myke Cole’s second book release, we are giving away three signed copies of his first book, Control Point! All you have to do is tell us which magic school from the Shadow Ops universe you’d like to come up latent as. But first Myke will explain his magic system and how all […]

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Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole

Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole
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The first book in the Shadow Ops series, Control Point, was the debut of 2012 for many, myself included. It was an intense, action-packed, military-sci-fi thriller that left me eager for more. A year later, Fortress Frontier arrives with a lot of expectations to live up to. The good news for everyone is Myke Cole […]

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Judge A Book By Its Cover – An Interview with Larry Rostant

Judge A Book By Its Cover – An Interview with Larry Rostant 

I never intended to buy The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett. I was walking through a bookshop intent on picking up something else, most probably a crime novel. I hadn’t read a fantasy novel in a long time. But the cover caught my eye and stopped me in my tracks. The hooded man glared […]

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Hybrid Fantasy

Hybrid Fantasy 

Once upon a time, fantasy stories had a relatively simple format. Typically, a hero fought a monster, and there was often some magic involved. This format goes as far back as Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, and Beowulf. But like all great things, fantasy grew and evolved. Not only are there now numerous fantasy subgenres, but there […]

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Fantasy-Faction Night @ Blackwell’s – Event Info

Fantasy-Faction Night @ Blackwell’s – Event Info 

When we announced, last week, that Fantasy-Faction is holding a Fantasy Night with our good friends at Blackwell’s Book Shop in London – people were pretty excited. And rightly so, because it’s going to be awesome! Of course, when the announcement was made, things were still being locked down and we were confirming everything with […]

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Meet Joe Abercrombie, Myke Cole and Peter V. Brett in London!

Meet Joe Abercrombie, Myke Cole and Peter V. Brett in London! 

Fantasy-Faction has grown considerably over the last 18 months. We’ve gone from being a blog, that pretty much only the owner’s best friends and close family read, to an incredibly active community that has attracted as many as 20,000 visitors in a single day. Essentially, our staff have put in so much hard work that […]

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Exclusive Reveal: Control Point by Myke Cole – UK Cover

Exclusive Reveal: Control Point by Myke Cole – UK Cover 

At the end of 2010 Fantasy-Faction heard, from Peter V. Brett, of a novel worth looking out for. This novel was Control Point and it was to be published in 2012 by a début author known as Myke Cole. I looked him up and it quickly became apparent that this gentleman, Myke Cole, was an […]

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Control Point by Myke Cole

Control Point by Myke Cole
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Oscar Britton took his job seriously. As an officer in the US Army, he helped defend both the country and its citizens. That in and of itself was difficult, but when people all over the world are randomly manifesting powerful magical abilities on a regular basis, the job becomes that much more dangerous. However, there […]

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Myke Cole Interview

Myke Cole Interview 

Myke Cole is the author of the soon to be released, military fantasy series Shadow Ops. As a security contractor, government civilian, and military officer, Myke’s career has run the gamut from counterterrorism to cyber warfare to federal law enforcement. He’s done three tours in Iraq and was recalled to serve during the Deepwater Horizon […]

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Control Point by Myke Cole

Control Point by Myke Cole
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“Write what you know,” is normally the first advice any aspiring author is given. But when you write fantasy books, perhaps it’s not the most practical, as magical abilities do not exist within the real world where wars rage for decades across the globe and fear and hate of the unknown are still common place. […]

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PhilCon 2011 Review

PhilCon 2011 Review 

As soon as I got back from New York Comic Con (NYCC), I soaked my feet and vowed to never leave my comfy chair again. But the next day I found myself not only out of my chair, but also at my computer looking for more cons to attend. I was hooked. In and amongst […]

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