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Month: August 2015

Review: Nightwise by R.S. Belcher

by Jon Snow

Last year, I read and enjoyed R.S. Belcher’s first two books (The Six-Gun Tarot and The Shotgun Arcana). So I was excited to see that he had a new book coming out. Nightwise is something of a departure from the previous works, although I see quite a few commonalities. This is a fairly dark book, […]

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Interview with Mark Lawrence

by Tom

Mark Lawrence declined to put up with me (wakarimasen) babbling rubbish to him in person. Instead, he opted to answer the bestfantasybooks.com questions in a written interview. This is that. But Mark is not aloof, oh no, he’s got so many damn good reasons for doing interviews on paper it would be insane for him to […]

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Review: Dinosaur Lords by Victor Milan

by Tom

Dinosaur Lords is the highly anticipated (by some) fantasy book touted as being a cross between Game of Thrones and Jurassic Park. Game of Thrones is great, Jurassic Park is great. So Dinosaur Lords must be doubly great, right? Wrong. It’s awful, and is possibly the worst book in the fantasy genre I’ve had the […]

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Review: The Left Hand Way by Tom Doyle

by Jon Snow

You would want to read the first book in the series (American Craftsmen) before moving on to The Left Hand Way (the plot picks up where the last one left off, and most of the major characters return).  But, if you enjoyed the first book, you will probably also enjoy this one. This is a very […]

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Review: Queen of Fire by Anthony Ryan

by Jon Snow

Queen of Fire is Anthony Ryan’s concluding volume in the Raven’s Shadow trilogy. Overall, the author does a satisfactory job of wrapping up the story, without delivering a knock out punch in terms of his overall storytelling and conclusion. In terms of style, definitely think more Tower Lord than Blood Song with QoF employing the […]

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