Category Archives: Swashbuckling

TYRANT’S THRONE

Tyrant’s Throne by Sebastien de Castell Genre: Fantasy Series: Greatcoats #4 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (June 6, 2017) Length: 400 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 5 stars Few series transcend their genre, bring readers of differing tastes together to brave … Continue reading

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SAINT’S BLOOD

Saint’s Blood by Sebastien de Castell Genre: Fantasy Series: Greatcoats #3 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (April 7, 2016) Length: 576 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 5 stars.   Saint’s Blood is as close to perfect as a fantasy book gets. … Continue reading

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ROMULUS BUCKLE & THE LUMINIFEROUS AETHER

Romulus Buckle & the Luminiferous Aether by Richard Ellis Preston Jr.. Genre: Steampunk Series: Chronicles of the Pneumatic Zeppelin #3 Publisher: Self published (December 22, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 283 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Romulus Buckle returns in … Continue reading

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THE GILDED CHAIN

The Gilded Chain by Dave Duncan Genre: Fantasy Series: The King’s Blades #1 Publisher: Harper Voyager (September 1, 1999) Author Information: Website Length: 418 pages My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. The Gilded Chain begins the six book series The … Continue reading

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THE JESTER (RIYRIA SHORT STORY) by MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN

The Jester by Michael J. Sullivan Genre: Fantasy Series: The Riyria Chronicles #2.5 Publisher: Self Published (July 17, 2014) Length:  33 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. “The Jester” is a Riyria story that … 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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BOOK SPOTLIGHT & GIVEAWAY: KNIGHT’S SHADOW by SEBASTIEN de CASTELL

Book Details: Following his beloved debut, Traitor’s Blade, Sebastien de Castell returns with volume two of his fast-paced fantasy adventure series, inspired by the swashbuckling action and witty banter of The Three Musketeers. Knight’s Shadow continues the series with a … Continue reading

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THE SWORDSMAN OF TANOSA (TALE OF THE MIDDLE SEAS) by DUNCAN M. HAMILTON

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars. “The Swordsman of Tanosa” is a short story set in the Middle Sea world of Duncan M. Hamilton, which has also been the setting for his Society of the Sword Trilogy and … Continue reading

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VENGEANCE OF THE IRON DWARF by R.A. SALVATORE

Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf by R.A. Salvatore Genre: Fantasy Series: Companions Codex #3 | Legend of Drizzt #27 Publisher: Wizards of the Coast (March 3, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 3 out of … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY — JHEREG (VLAD TALTOS #1) by STEVEN BRUST

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again “There is nothing harder than reviewing one of your teenage favorites once you grow up.” And, unfortunately, Jhereg isn’t an exception to this fact. Like many longtime fantasy fans, I first … Continue reading

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