State of Play

Mark gives an update and outlines his state of play for 2021.


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Mark's bookshelf


The Blood of the Spear 100%
The Towers of the Stars 1%


FirstbornHose War Book 7By Michelle West Jewel ATerafin has never wanted to be a power. What she truly wants, she built in the streets of the poorer holdings. To protect what she built, to protect what she values above all else, she has accepted that power is necessary. But with power comes responsibility. Jewel has…

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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…

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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…

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