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Sufficiently Advanced Magic by Andrew Rowe – SPFBO Review

Sufficiently Advanced Magic by Andrew Rowe – SPFBO Review
4.25

Five years ago, Corin Cadence’s brother entered the Serpent Spire—a colossal tower with ever-shifting rooms, traps, and monsters. Those who survive the spire’s trials return home with an attunement: a mark granting the bearer magical powers. According to legend, those few who reach the top of the tower will be granted a boon by the […]

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Blackmark by Jean Lowe Carlson

Blackmark by Jean Lowe Carlson
4.5

If you’ve followed my reviews on Fantasy-Faction, you know how I nearly gave up on some of my now-favorite books and series like Alec Hutson’s Crimson Queen and Phil Tucker’s Chronicles of the Black Gate. Add Jean Lowe Carlson’s Blackmark, book one of The Kingsmen Chronicles as yet another story I almost threw down after […]

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The Way into Chaos by Harry Connolly – SPFBO Review

The Way into Chaos by Harry Connolly – SPFBO Review
3.5

The city of Peradain is the heart of an empire built with steel, spears, and a monopoly on magic. Until, in a single day, it falls, overthrown by a swarm of supernatural creatures of incredible power and ferocity. Neither soldier nor spellcaster can stand against them. The empire’s armies are crushed, its people scattered, its […]

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The War of Undoing by Alex Perry – SPFBO Review

The War of Undoing by Alex Perry – SPFBO Review
2

“My name is Tay Raining, and this is my brother Ellstone. I wonder if you’ve heard of us . . . I have a birthmark shaped like a question mark on my hand, I think it might mean something but I’m not sure what. My brother is probably important too, though I can’t imagine how. […]

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Pilgrimage to Skara & Devil’s Night Dawning – Double SPFBO Reviews

Pilgrimage to Skara & Devil’s Night Dawning – Double SPFBO Reviews 

Pilgrimage to Skara by Jonathan Pembroke Self-Published – July 28, 2016 Fantasy Ebook     3.5/10 stars It has been nearly two decades since Pell Wendt abandoned the power and prestige of Collum. Ruled by the semi-divine Ajudicar, the city had been his home all his life, but no longer. Spurned by the woman he loved, […]

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Fixer by James Jakins – SPFBO Review

Fixer by James Jakins – SPFBO Review
3.5

Jack Bloodfist fixes things. That’s what his card says, anyway. When the orcs and goblins of Summervale, Virginia need something done they call Jack. He’s the one who convinces the local PD to ignore any tribal violence. The guy who makes sure the goblins aren’t evicted whenever they do something decidedly goblin. He also does […]

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Summerlark Elf by Brandon Draga

Summerlark Elf by Brandon Draga
4

An elf with a mysterious background? Check. A Halfling with a less than reputable profession? Check. A half-elf with parental issues? Check. A dwarf with a pickaxe? Check. All of them coming together to form an adventuring party? CHECK! As an avid Dungeons & Dragons player and DM in my youth, I thoroughly enjoyed listening […]

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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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Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO Review

Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO Review
4

For some reason, the archetypal pirate accent from Hollywood movies always comes out of my mouth (and pen) as a farmer from deepest Wiltshire or Somerset… it doesn’t have quite the same menace. Few folks are scared of a man with a piece of straw between his teeth rather than a knife or cutlass. Anyway, […]

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Brian Rathbone Interview

Brian Rathbone Interview 

Born on a farm in New Jersey, International bestselling fantasy author, Brian Rathbone, proclaims himself to be a bit odd. From training Standardbred racehorses to working at a nuclear plant to helping build the Internet, he has done more than many would hope to achieve in several lifetimes. Yet this was not enough. Known most […]

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Darkstorm by M. L. Spencer

Darkstorm by M. L. Spencer
4.5

My early impression of Darkstorm, the prequel to the Rhenwars Saga series by M. L. Spencer, was that everyone was a magic user; and that in contradiction to the adage, An armed society is a polite society, this dark fantasy’s society of mages was far from polite. About halfway through, I realized that not everyone […]

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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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