Book Reviews

All ratings are out of 5

Fantasy

Bloodless Assassin (The Viper and the Urchin #1) by Celine Jeanjean (4.5) (YA and Adult) Great fun, great characters tied in a steampunk bow. Reviewed 22 September 2021

The Written by Ben Galley (4.5) Fast-paced, high-octane, unrelenting high fantasy. Reviewed 5 September 2021

Ranger of Kings by C.J.R Isely (5) (YA and MG) A fun filled medieval fantasy adventure for the younger reader although it maybe enjoyed by all. Reviewed 20 August 2021

Oathbound – Surgecaller Book One by Todd Herzman (4) (YA) A fast-paced fantasy with an interesting magic system. Reviewed on 4 August 2021

Tales of Soloman Pace: The Storm Series by Alan Scott (4.5) A deliciously dark fantasy tale. I listened to the audio version. Reviewed on t September 2021

The Lost War: Eidyn Book One by Justin Lee Anderson (4) A Compelling, fun and clever fantasy. Reviewed on 8 May 2021

We Ride The Storm by Devin Madson (5) Wonderfully evocative, beautifully written. Reviewed 26 march 2021

Talented Found by PW Browning (3) (YA and MG) High Sea fantasy. Reviewed 6 January 2021

The Jealousy of Jalice by Jesse Nolan Bailey (4) Grimdark fantasy. Reviewed 8 November 2020

Voice of War by Zack Argyle (4) High Fantasy with intriguing magic system. Reviewed 14 October 2020

Fire Within by Morten W Simonsen (4) Gritty, grim fantasy. Reviewed 3 October 2020

Science Fiction and Dystopian

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K Dick (4) The book that inspired Bladerunner. A hauntingly eloquent, saturnine future world story. Reviewed 13 September 2021

Bloodlines (The Guardian of Empire City) by Peter Hartog (5) Fantastic future world detective story. Reviewed on 19 July 2021

Into The Breach by Halo Scot (5) A brutal, visceral grimdark horror. Reviewed on 4 June 2021

A Girl Called Ari by P.J. Sky (4) Post-apocalyptic adventure set in Oz. Reviewed 4 April 2021

The Many-Coloured Land by Julien May (5) A blend of scif-fi fantasy from a master storyteller. A classic. Reviewed 21 February 2021

Escape Reality by Kayla Frost (5) A gloriously dark sci-fi read. Reviewed 23 January 2021

Red Gambit (The Harvester Series Book One) by Luke Mitchell (4) Apocalyptic sci-fi with magic. Reviewed 24 November 2020

Shadow City by Anna Modikat (2.5) Post-apocalyptic sci-fi/fantasy with demons and vampires. Reviewed 17 November 2020

Deadbreak: A Zombie Apocalypse Thriller by Jorge Sanchez (4.5) Fun. Jack Reacher meets the walking dead kind of fun. Reviewed 16 October 2020

Earth Alone by Daniel Arenson (3) Full-metal jacket with Aliens. Reviewed 8 October 2020

All Other Book Genres

The Eros Project by Helen E Slater (3) Techno Romance Thriller. Reviewed 19 March 2021

TARO: Legendary Boy Hero of Japan by Blue Spruell (4) Folk tale set in feudal Japan. Reviewed 3 March 2021

Secrets My Mothers Kept by Rebecca Tucker (5) A mistake brings a secret from her past into the light. Reviewed 8 January 2021

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