reviews

Aching God was a tricky one for me. Whilst I thoroughly enjoyed the beginning and the last 25% of the book, I was slightly disappointed by what happens in between. The majority of reviews I have read mention the similarities to Dungeons and Dragons. I've never played Dungeon and Dragons which might be one of the reasons I didn't enjoy it as much as most people. So here's my thoughts on Mike Shel's Aching God.

Dawn of the Exile (The Infernal Guardian #2)
16, Feb

5/5 Stars

 

Dawn of the exile is the second instalment in the Infernal Guardian series by the talented author, Mitchell Hogan.

Based ten years after the events of Shadow of the Exile. Tarrik Nal-Valim, demon of the thirty ninth order has been summoned by the five Demon Lords to face trial for his actions on Wiraya and for once again meddling in human affairs. The outcome can be death, redemption or exile. There's no surprise that the outcome is exile for Tarrik and he is sent to spend the rest of his life as an exiled demon in Shimrax.

Balam, Spring
18, Jan

4/5 Stars

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 (The Huscarl Chronicles Book 1)
07, Jan

4/5 Stars

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 (Wildfire Cycle #1.5)
29, Nov

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
23, Nov

5/5 Stars

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?

Kingshold (The Wildfire Cycle #1)
25, Oct

5/5 Stars

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 Enceladus Mission
15, Oct

3/5 Stars

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.

War Cry
16, Sep

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!

Shadow of the Exile ( The Infernal Guardian Book 1 )
11, Sep

5/5 Stars

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.

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