• Reviews

    Review: The Traitor God by Cameron Johnston

    “After ten years on the run, dodging daemons and debt, reviled magician Edrin Walker returns home to avenge the brutal murder of his friend. Lynas had uncovered a terrible secret, something that threatened to devour the entire city. He tried to warn the Arcanum, the sorcerers who rule the city. He failed. Lynas was skinned alive and Walker felt every…

  • Reviews

    Review: Dragon Road by Joseph Brassey

    “A murderous plot aboard a city-sized flying ship must be averted before a crazed cult sends a million people to their deaths. When portal-mage Harkon Bright and his apprentice are asked to help select a new captain for the immense skyship Elysium, they quickly find themselves embroiled in its Machiavellian officer’s court. Aboard the Iseult, the warlord Azrael, saved by…

  • News

    Cover Reveal: Rogue Arcanist

    This has been a long coming, but I’m finally ready to reveal the cover for my forthcoming urban fantasy novel Rogue Arcanist, set in modern-day London. So don’t hang about – take a look now…     You don’t know who you are until you’re threatened. Arcanists are born with the ability to manipulate reality with their spellcraft, their existence…

  • Reviews

    Review: Lost Gods by Micah Yongo

    “In an epic fantasy kingdom inspired by African legends, a young assassin finds himself hunted by the brothers and sisters he has trained alongside since birth. A teenaged assassin is hunted by his own Brotherhood as he seeks to uncover a supernatural conspiracy before it’s too late Neythan is one of five adolescents trained and raised together by a mysterious…

  • Reviews

    Review: Blood of Assassins by RJ Barker

    “THE KING IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING… The assassin Girton Club-foot and his master have returned to Maniyadoc in hope of finding sanctuary, but death, as always, dogs Girton’s heels. The place he knew no longer exists.  War rages across Maniyadoc, with three kings claiming the same crown – and one of them is Girton’s old friend Rufra. Girton…

  • Interviews,  On Writing

    Author Interview: R J Theodore

    So last November I had the pleasure of reading an ARC of R J Theodore’s fantastical steampunk first contact novel Flotsam, which is due to be published next week (27th March) by Parvus Press. You can read my review of the novel here. And below you can read an interview with the author… R J THEODORE is hellbent on keeping herself busy. Seriously…

  • Reviews

    Review: Clockwork City by Paul Crilley

    “My name is Gideon Tau, but most people just call me London. (Because that’s where I’m from. Get it? Hilarious.) Three years ago, someone killed my daughter. I sacrificed everything (the human race included) to learn his name – and then had to allow that knowledge to be erased from my mind in order to save the world I’d doomed.…

  • Reviews

    Review: Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby

    “When dragons rise from the earth, firefighters are humanity’s last line of defence, in this wild near-future fantasy. Firefighter Cole Brannigan is on the verge of retirement after 30 years on the job, and a decade fighting dragons. But during his final fire call, he discovers he’s immune to dragon smoke. It’s such a rare power that he’s immediately conscripted…

  • Reviews

    Review: Sworn to the Night by Craig Schaefer

    “Marie Reinhart is an NYPD detective on the trail of a serial killer. When she sleeps, though, she dreams of other lives; she dreams of being a knight, in strange wars and strange worlds. On the other side of the city, Nessa Roth is a college professor trapped in a loveless marriage, an unwilling prop in a political dynasty. She’s…

  • Reviews

    Review: The Doors at Dusk and Dawn by Bradley P. Beaulieu

    “In the western reaches of the Great Shangazi Desert, the long-distance horse race known as Annam’s Traverse is about to begin. All is thrown in doubt, however, when Sukru the Reaping King arrives unannounced from Sharakhai and puts forth a champion of his own. For a young woman named Leorah, the more important matter is the fabled amethyst ring offered…