Michael McLendon is an actor living in NYC.
His favorite authors are Brandon Sanderson and Mark Lawrence.
If he's not reading, he's making faces in front of a mirror or watching something with swords and/or explosions.
Malice by John Gwynne is the perfect start to an epic fantasy- a coming of age hook, compelling characters and worldbuilding, a large cast; and it’s all bound together with wisdom and heart.
Proven Guilty is a giant leap forward in the middle of this epic heroic noir that forces our titular hero to reckon with demons(both literal and metaphorical) of his past, present, and future.
Empire of Ashes delivers epic steampunk fantasy large scale battles in a WWII with dragons style fashion though it falters on delievering perfectly on the intimate character and tightly paced hooks of the first two books.