Tag Archives: best grimdark 2014

VEIL OF THE DESERTERS

Veil of the Deserters by Jeff Salyards Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Bloodsounder’s Arc #1 Publisher: Night Shade Books (June 3, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 464 pages My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. When I finished … Continue reading

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SLEEPING BEAUTY by MARK LAWRENCE

Sleeping Beauty by Mark Lawrence Genre: Fantasy – Grimdark Series: The Broken Empire #2.5 Publisher: Self Published (July 2013) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 33 pages My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. Jorg Ancrath as sleeping beauty? Sounds … Continue reading

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SCOURGE OF THE BETRAYER (BLOOSOUNDER’S ARC #1) by JEFF SALYARDS

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars. Scourge of the Betrayer is one of those rare books. A novel that takes the familiar tropes of a particular genre, tweaks them ever so slightly until you (a long time reader) … Continue reading

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HALF A KING (SHATTERED SEA #1) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of five stars. Since starting to read fantasy again several years ago, there have been a few authors whose names have been constantly whispered in my ear as the “it” writers to try: Peter V. … Continue reading

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FUN DAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (JULY 7, 2014)

It is that most horrible of times: Monday. The day I have to put my big boy suit on and jump back on the corporate escalator to nowhere. But while my body languishes in my office, the books I’m reading … Continue reading

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