Category Archives: Low

SUNSET MANTLE

Sunset Mantle by Alter S. Reiss  Genre: Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor.com (September 15, 2015) Length: 192 pages My Rating: 4 stars   Another of Tor.com’s impressive novellas, Sunset Mantle by Alter S. Reiss is a complex, beautifully written tale of an outcast … Continue reading

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CAMBER OF CULDI

Camber of Culdi by Katherine Kurtz Genre: Fantasy Series: The Legends of Camber of Culdi #1   Publisher: Open Road Media  (March 8, 2016) Author Information: Website   Length:  314 pages My Rating: 3 stars Camber of Culdi was originally published in 1976, following on the heels … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE OF DANIEL

The House of Daniel by Harry Turtledove Genre: Alternate History/Urban Fantasy/Baseball Serives: Stand Alone Publisher:  Tor (April 19, 2016) Length:  336 pages Rating: 3.5 stars Harry Turtledove has been one of my favorite authors since I purchased The Misplaced Legion in 1987.  Since then, he has … Continue reading

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SNAKEWOOD

Snakewood by Adrian Selby Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Stand Alone Publisher:  Orbit (March 15, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length:  432 pages My Rating: 2.5 stars Once they were a band of mercenaries who shook the pillars of the world through cunning, alchemical brews, and … Continue reading

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THE FIRST DRAGONEER by M.R. MATHIAS

The First Dragoneer by M.R. Mathias Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Series: The Dragoneer Saga #0.1 Publisher: Self Published (August 8, 2010) Length: 77 pages Author Information:Website My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. The First Dragoneer is a short introduction … Continue reading

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SOLSTICE DAY GIFTS (THE EMPEROR’S EDGE SHORT STORY) by LINDSAY BUROKER

Solstice Day Gifts by Lindsey Buroker Genre: Fantasy Series: The Emperor’s Edge #7.5 Publisher: Self published (December 2, 2013) Length:15 pages Author Information:Website | Twitter My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. After toppling an empire, what can the leader … Continue reading

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KNIGHT’S SHADOW by SEBASTIEN DE CASTELL

Knight’s Shadow by Sebastien de Castell Genre: Fantasy Series: Greatcoats #2 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (June 2, 2015) Length:400 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. Traitor’s Blade was a novel that took me … Continue reading

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SHADOWS OVER INNOCENCE (THE EMPEROR’S EDGE 0.5) by LINDSEY BUROKER

The Emperor’s Edge by Lindsey Buroker Genre: Fantasy Series: The Emperor’s Edge Publisher: Self published (January 1, 2010) Author Information:Website | Twitter My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. “Shadow’s Over Innocence” is a short story set about a dozen years … Continue reading

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GARRISON by EDWARD NIGEL

Garrison by Nigel Edwards Genre: Military Fantasy Series: World of Prism Publisher: Self-published (July 14, 2011) My Rating: 2 out of 5 stars. Garrison by Nigel Edwards is a military fantasy novella of a company of fresh recruits traveling across … Continue reading

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THE BLADE ITSELF (THE FIRST LAW #1) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. As I’ve mentioned in other reviews, Joe Abercrombie is a fantasy author who all my real-life friends have raved about for years and insisted that I read. From their proselyting, it seemed … Continue reading

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