Days Spent with Melanie Rawn

The Dragon Prince trilogy (or The Sunrunner Trilogy – check out book 1 here) was one of the first ‘adult’ fantasy series I really lost myself in after #dragonlance and before #wheeloftime . Rawn did a magnificent job with her #worldbuilding , the way she wove her magic system into wider world (I’m not going…

Bound by Mark Lawrence

BoundA Book of the Ancestor 2.5 (Short Story)By Mark Lawrence This is a 16,000 word short story, primarily featuring Nona, Ara, Kettle, Regol. It should be read between Grey Sister and Holy Sister. Again, I stress SHORT STORY. It really is a short story coming in a 49 pages. But if you enjoy Lawrence’s work…

Review: Blackwing

BlackwingThe Raven’s Mark Book OneBy Ed McDonald The republic faces annihilation, despite the vigilance of Galharrow’s Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer’s legacy. But there is a conspiracy within the citadel: traitors, flesh-eaters and the…

On My Radar: Tavern

TavernDargath Chronicles Book OneBy Deston J. Munden Information, Power. Respect. Xelnath of the Gnarled Root—a tavern owner, information broker, healer, and guildmaster of the Blackwind Company—has found a place, far better than the forest from which he came in the magical metropolis and city-state of Lladad in the Magiian Empire. When a simple act of…

Looking Back

I was always enchanted by libraries as a kid, but it wasn’t until I was in Year 6 at school (way back in 1987) that I discovered the books that changed my life forever. You see I came across a copy of The Dragons of Autumn Twilight’ by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman in the…