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Review of The Fall of Dragons by Miles Cameron

the fall of dragons

The Fall of Dragons is written by Miles Cameron. It is the conclusion (#5) to the Traitor Son Cycle. The Traitor Son Cycle is an epic series that spans numerous characters, locations, species, magic etc. Everything is extra large and complex. Essentially, the whole world is involved in a lot of battles which are caused due …

Review of ‘Legends of Ahn’ by Kel Kade

Legends of Ahn

“Legends of Ahn”, written by Kel Kade, is latest book (number 4) in the King’s Dark Tidings series. It continues the story of Rezkin who is on his quest to relieve his homeland, Ashai, from the depredations of its mad king, Caydean. Rezkin saved his friends from the attack on the tournament (in the earlier …

Review of ‘Cold Spectrum’ – a Harmony Black novel

cold spectrum

“Cold Spectrum”, written by Craig Schaefer, is the fourth book in the Harmony Black series. It stars the eponymous Harmony Black on her quest to defeat the demons who are subverting the human world. Read my thoughts on the earlier Harmony Black books here. Harmony Black and Jessie Temple delve further into the mystery of …

Review of ‘Skysworn’ by Will Wight

Skysworn

‘Skysworn’ is written by Will Wight, author of the Traveler’s Gate and Elder Empire series. Skysworn is the fourth book in the  fantasy ‘Cradle’ series. If you are new to  this series, its unique aspect is an interesting mix of wuxia, magic and science fiction.  The ‘Way’ is a mix of magic combined with martial arts …

Review of ‘The Brightest Fell’ by Seanan McGuire

brightest fell

‘The Brightest Fell’ is written by Seanan McGuire. It is the eleventh book in the ‘October Daye’ series. Amandine, October’s mother, lands up on her doorstep and demands that she find August, October’s Sister. Being a first born, Amandine the Liar, has the attitude and powers to take Toby’s friends hostages to force her to …

Review of ‘The White Song’ by Phil Tucker

the white song

  The author sent me an ARC for an honest review. The final version of the book has minor changes. ‘The White Song’ is written by Phil Tucker. It is the fifth and last book in ‘The Chronicles of the Black Gate’ series. The earlier book ‘The Iron Circlet’ (read the review here) left us …

Review of ‘The Riven Wyrde Saga’ by Graham Austin-King

Riven Wyrde

‘The Riven Wyrde Saga’, authored by Graham Austin-King, is his first fantasy series. This saga is a trilogy consisting of  ‘Fae – The Wild Hunt’, ‘Fae – The Realm of Twilight’ and ‘Fae – The Sins of the Wyrde’. The premise of this series is, on the surface, straightforward. The fae (elves, fairies etc.) are …

Review of ‘Faithless’ by Graham Austin-King

faithless

‘Faithless’, authored by Graham Austin-King, is the first book in his new fantasy series. ‘Faithless’ is set in a claustrophobic minimalist setting – a temple and the mine that supplies it. The book is dark, brutal and does not shirk away from reprehensible issues like child abuse. Ultimately, this is a book about human nature …

Review of the ‘Sanyare Chronicles’ by Megan Haskell

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The “Sanyare Chronicles”, authored by Megan Haskell, is an ongoing fantasy series. This review will focus on the four books written so far. These are – ‘Pixie Tamer’ (a novella prequel), ‘The Last Descendant’, ‘The Heir Apparent’ and ‘The Last Apprentice’. The ‘Sanyare Chroncles’ is the story of ‘Rie’, a human, who grows up with …