Angela Boord’s Renaissance inspired debut is simply fantastic. A character driven tale of mystery, political intrigue, warring noble houses, and a woman at the center of it all who will stop at nothing until the wrong done to her is avenged. Oh…and did I mention the slow burn romance? Yeah, it has that too.
D.P. Woolliscroft continues his Wildfire Cycle with Tales of Kingshold, a collection of short stories and novelettes adding depth and detail to the adventure begun with Kingshold. These quick forays back into the world Woolliscroft created offer stories that are a mixture of amusement, insight, and narrative advancement integral to the continuing plot line. Continue reading
Big gobs of Revenge and political intrigue are what’s on the menu in T.A. Frost’s Up To The Throne. Frost sets his story in a dark late Renaissance/Reformation era setting with steampunk elements. While many of his tropes are rehashes of the usual fare, there are some noteworthy elements and the main character is compelling and engaging.
Robyn Bennis delivers a rollicking black powder military adventure filled with sass, humor, and plenty of shooty-shooty explosions. Oh…and airship battles…don’t forget the airship battles. If you’re into military sci-fi/fantasy you’ll definitely want to check this series out. Continue reading
Author: Alix E. Harrow
Publication Date: September 10, 2019
Format: Advanced Reader Copy
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars
I was sent an Advanced Reader Copy of this book by the publisher.
I don’t have words to convey how gorgeous this book is. The story, the writing, the imagery, the cover; every bit of it is a literary feast for the eyes and mind. Yet one metaphor isn’t enough to describe it, and any attempt to adequately do so on my part is bound to fail. It’s a tale of love and heartbreak, adventure and suspense, myth and legend. It’s a portal fantasy opening a door into ten thousand worlds. It’s a a love letter to lovers of stories. It’s a metaphor itself for what all stories really are, doors into another world, and heralds of change. Continue reading