Balam is a small coastal town that's beautiful and peaceful. That is until the towns resident mage dies of a mysterious illness and the other residents start to show symptoms of this cruel disease. Can a cure be found before anyone else perishes?
Thurkill's Revenge is the first instalment in The Huscarls Chronicles and a promising start to an exciting new series. Following the young warrior, Thurkill, as he goes from boy to man. He will be tested to his limits in two battles only weeks apart.
Tales of Kingshold is book 1.5 of the wildfire Cycle series, containing short stories, novelettes, letters and some notes on magic from the infamous wizard, Jyuth. This is my first time reading a collection of short stories so I wasn't really sure what to expect or how I would feel about it. So here's my thoughts on the book.
Siege is the follow up book to Blood Forest by Geraint Jones. We immediately dive into action when Felix and his comrades have been captured by the fearsome tribes of Germany. After finally escaping the enemy camp and reaching the Roman fort, their troubles finally seem to be over. Or do they?
The king and Queen of Edland are dead, slayed by the powerful wizard, Jyuth. The last thing Jyuth wants is to place another king and Queen on the throne that will run his homeland into the ground.
The story begins with a planned mission to one of Saturn's moon's, Enceladus. This is 15 years after a robot probe finds traces of biological activity, proving there is indeed extraterrestrial life on Enceladus.
I must confess I've never read any of Brian McClellan's previous work but I've heard time and time again how much of a talented author he is so I dived at the opportunity to read this novella. plus, who doesn't love the idea of shape shifting soldiers!
Tarrik Nal-Valim, exiled demon of the 37th order. Currently exiled to Shimrax for working alongside the sorcerer Contian and marrying a human. Tarrik is ripped from Shimrax and thrown into the world of humans, which can only mean one thing... he's been summoned by a powerful sorcerer. But this isn't any ordinary sorcerer. Tarrik has been summoned by Serenity 'Ren' Branwen, daughter of Tarriks former master and friend, contian.
'Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder and so the murderer won't be caught'.
These types of books are always complicated to review, the smallest detail can give so much away and the less you know about this book the better the experience, so I'll try my hardest to not give too much away.
Wow! what a great start to another series by John Gwynne. A Time Of Dread is based in the Banished 100+ years from the events in Faithful And The Fallen. You don't exactly have to read John Gwynne's first series to understand whose who and what the story is based on. Although I would recommend The faithful And The Fallen purely because it's an awesome series and I promise you, it will not disappoint.