Tabitha’s Death by Jordan Elizabeth

Elizabeth blends the intimacy of despair with the universal resonance of fairy tales, creating a bleak yet engaging young adult fantasy novel. While Elizabeth handles the topic sympathetically rather than seeking to titillate or shock, readers should be aware this book contains overt mentions of self-harm and suicide. The death of her best friend unravels … Continue reading Tabitha’s Death by Jordan Elizabeth

Of Myth and Shadow by Matthew S. Cox

Cox combines accessible characters and sweeping plots to create epic fantasy that has breadth and depth without feeling dense. The Kingdom of Aegaan has been at peace for decades. However, a growing number of towns and villages along one border report attacks by small bands of elves. For Anrael, a half-elf, this is just one … Continue reading Of Myth and Shadow by Matthew S. Cox

Silver Hollow by Jennifer Silverwood

Silverwood mixes events and characters from ancient legends and fairy tales with a modern viewpoint to create romantic fantasy that both is and isn’t set in this world. Ten years ago, Amie Wentworth’s parents died. In the time since, she has managed to put aside her grief and establish herself as a fantasy novelist. So, … Continue reading Silver Hollow by Jennifer Silverwood

Whispers in the Code by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Inverting the trope of an exceptional teenager defying an evil government, the authors craft a tale of a young man struggling to find his place in a tyrannical but potentially necessary regime. This book is set after the events of Distant Horizon. Risk of spoilers ahead. Nineteen-year-old Tim Zaytsev fled his home to join the … Continue reading Whispers in the Code by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Seven Stones Complete Series Released

A slight niggle delayed the paperback edition of Seven Stones: The Complete Series; however, the EPUB and MOBI editions have just emerged. Pick up your copy from one of these fine retailers. Plagued by nightmares of shifting stone and ancient evil, Absolution Kobb, Reverend Militant of the Order of the Maker, journeys to the northern … Continue reading Seven Stones Complete Series Released

The End of the Circle… Again

As the last episode of Seven Stones was published last year, the release of the final collection last Friday didn’t feel like the conclusion of the project. So a week-long series of posts, extracts, and other endeavours to celebrate felt excessive. However, in line with my other books, I’m marking the end by sharing a … Continue reading The End of the Circle… Again

Seven Stones Vol 4 Released

Seven Stones, Vol 3: Innocence Lost, collecting parts 68-97 of my weekly swords-and-sorcery serial, is now available. Purchase it from your favourite retailer today. Five of the seven stones within the circle have been purified. However, the path to unravel the next stone brings Reverend Kobb and his companions face-to-face with both an old enemy … Continue reading Seven Stones Vol 4 Released