Publisher: Harper Voyager

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Review and Giveaway: The Vagrant, Peter Newman

Review and Giveaway: The Vagrant, Peter Newman

I’m giving away a paperback copy of The Vagrant to an Australian resident (sorry internationals!). You can enter using the rafflecopter form below. A man, travelling across the land with a singing sword, a goat and a newborn baby. Sounds like an interesting story, right? I’ll admit, I was drawn… Read more »

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Review: Half the World, Joe Abercrombie

Review: Half the World, Joe Abercrombie

To the youths of Gettland, becoming a warrior is everything. Thorne has been training with the boys all her life, but just as she is about to beat her classmates and join the ranks of warriors, a terrible accident and a second chance mean that she and her training partner… Read more »

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Review: Onyx Javelin, Steve Wheeler

Review: Onyx Javelin, Steve Wheeler

The crew of the Basalt are celebrities throughout the Human Sphere of Existence, made famous by their adventures over the years and glamourised by the Games Board, who broadcast to the masses. As the Basalt‘s crew continue their investigations into the Urchin creatures, a Games Board sanctioned conflict between two… Read more »

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Review: Half a King, Joe Abercrombie

Review: Half a King, Joe Abercrombie

Prince Yarvi suddenly finds himself King when his father and brother are slain. He immediately questions whether someone born with a withered hand would be able to lead his people. After a betrayal and attempted murder, Yarvi is forced into a journey far from home, during which he must find… Read more »

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Review: Fool’s Assassin, Robin Hobb

Review: Fool’s Assassin, Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb is one of the authors that properly got me into epic fantasy. Right from the mid-nineties with Assassin’s Apprentice, she’s been one of my favourite authors and I have a rather large portion of shelf space devoted to her books. It’s been quite a long time since I… Read more »

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Review: North Star Guide Me Home, Jo Spurrier

Review: North Star Guide Me Home, Jo Spurrier

Please note: this is my review of the third book in the Children of the Black Sun trilogy and so contains spoilers for books one and two. You may prefer to read my reviews for Winter Be My Shield and Black Sun Light My Way instead. After the defeat of… Read more »

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Review: Crystal Venom, Steve Wheeler

Review: Crystal Venom, Steve Wheeler

In Burnt Ice, the veteran crew of the Basalt were sent to investigate a far-away planet where they uncover a few different strange, new and rather dangerous life forms. They are effectively abandoned there by the Games Board but become instant celebrities once they limp their way back into the Sphere. Now, after a… Read more »

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