Review: The Melding Thief

The Melding Thief The Varkas Chronicles – Short Tales 2 By Deck Matthews Kelven Strall thought he’d left the life of thievery behind him. Now he’s dying. The black lung ravages his body, and with two young daughters to think of, he makes one last theft. Pursued by the hunters of the Stone Seat, he…

Review: Revenant Winds

Revenant WindsThe Tainted Cabal Book OneBy Mitchell Hogan As a secret cabal schemes to awaken an evil thought defeated millennia ago, the lives of three unlikely heroes are fated to converge: Aldric, a veteran priest and sorcerer, who seeks acceptance from the church that shuns him. On the brink of their approval, he receives a…

Review: Red Sister

Red SisterBook of the Ancestor 1By Mark Lawrence At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships on Abeth. Sweet Mercy hones its novices’ skills to deadly effect: it takes ten years to educate…

Review: Mistress of Skienhold

Mistress of SkienholdThe Weaver CycleBy Chris Rosser Owain had waited a year to sing for the Duke of Kas Mendoc. But his master, the renowned Trystan of Langorn, has a change of heart denying him the fame and honour he craves. They journey to Skeinhold Castle in the wild Cae Valley. Bitter and riddled with…