The Black Shriving by Phil Tucker
 

The Black Shriving

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Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
 

Godsgrave

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Urskuul’s Reading Circle: Age of Assassins by R. J. Barker

Urskuul’s Reading Circle: Age of Assassins by R. J. Barker 

Welcome back everyone to Urskuul’s Reading Circle’s latest newsletter! You will be delighted to hear that this month I was able to lead the meeting, following last time around when I was unfortunately absent owing to my enforced attendance of a family holiday. I know, I know, I shouldn’t complain. I got to go on […]

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Blood of Assassins by R. J. Barker – Cover Reveal

Blood of Assassins by R. J. Barker – Cover Reveal 

RJ Barker’s fantasy debut Age of Assassins has been out for just over a month, and already both RJ and the book are making a name for themselves – kind of like how an assassin’s reputation precedes them. And, like a true assassin, when the time is right to strike, RJ and publishers Orbit are […]

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The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith-Spark

The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith-Spark
4.5

As I recall, the first rumours I heard of the book that became The Court of Broken Knives was seeing the author’s lament on social media that an agent had found it too brutal, too gory, too grimdark to contemplate representing it. Nonetheless – as has happened to so many authors – one agent’s poison […]

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The Legion of Flame by Anthony Ryan

The Legion of Flame by Anthony Ryan
3.75

Spoiler Warning: This review contains spoilers for The Waking Fire, the first book in Anthony Ryan’s Draconis Memoria series. There is a scene in the second chapter of Anthony Ryan’s second novel in the Draconis Memoria, The Legion of Flame, in which Lizanne Lethridge, spy for the Ironship Trading Syndicate, is called before the board […]

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Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn: A Look Back

Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn: A Look Back 

As fantasy readers across the world wait with bated breath for the June release of The Witchwood Crown and Tad Williams’ return to the world of Osten Ard, Fantasy Faction is taking a look back at Memory, Sorrow and Thorn—Williams’ seminal work of epic fantasy and the foundation for his new series, The Last King […]

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Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan

Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan
4.25

Brian McClellan earned scores of new fantasy fans with the Powder Mage Trilogy. With Sins of Empire, the first book in his new Gods of Blood and Powder series, McClellan may have found an entirely new level. As he demonstrated in the Powder Mage Trilogy, characters continue to be McClellan’s greatest strength, as his latest […]

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Nicholas Eames Interview – Kings of the Wyld

Nicholas Eames Interview – Kings of the Wyld 

Those who follow my reviews over on Booknest may already know that I found Kings of the Wyld one of the greatest debuts I’ve ever read. I even took a gamble and declared it debut of the year. Since I have the joy to call Nicholas a friend (at least as far as a Facebook […]

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Hope And Red by Jon Skovron

Hope And Red by Jon Skovron
4.5

The short version: Hope And Red is the most fun book I’ve read in 2016 and one of the first I will recommend to people, from now on, who ask for a book similar to that of Scott Lynch’s Gentleman Bastards series or Brent Weeks’s Night Angel trilogy.  Are you missing the world of Brent […]

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Snakewood Cover Reveal, Map & Extract!

Snakewood Cover Reveal, Map & Extract! 

Publishing giants Orbit have been in touch to tell us about a book they think we should be excited about. It’s called Snakewood, it’s by Adrian Selby and it’s a grimdark/gritty fantasy novel that meets many of today’s favoured trends. Having read and enjoyed the sample (it’ll follow the cover and blurb, my friends, don’t you […]

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Anthony Ryan’s New SteamPunk Trilogy Signed!

Anthony Ryan’s New SteamPunk Trilogy Signed! 

Yesterday we posted the excellent news that Adrian Tchaikovsky had signed a new book deal with Tor.com, well today we’ve heard of another of F-F’s friends, Anthony Ryan, who has landed a new major book deal too! Most fantasy fans will know of Anthony as a result of his hugely successful Raven’s Shadow trilogy. The […]

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