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Age of the Dryad by Jacob Sannox. A mysterious shadowy figure emerges from the dark forest, bathed in blue light, carrying a sword and shield.

Age of the Dryad by Jacob Sannox

In Age of the Dryad we return to the fantasy world of Jacob Sannox’s Dark Oak Chronicles….

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The novel Use of Weapons by Iain M Banks, which features the black silhouette of a battleship. In front of the ship is a white chain and a black revolver lies on the floor in front of the chair. The book is pictured on a shelf, next to Iain M Banks other sci-fi novels.

Use of Weapons by Iain M Banks

This book is a reread for me, some 20 years after last picking it up. I’m delighted…

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The novel Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie. A small red spacecraft flies over the surface of a much larger green spaceship.

Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

“Anger was an old companion of mine by now.” Ancillary Sword is the sequel to the all-conquering…

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A Lion's Pride by PL Stuart, The Drowned Kingdom Saga, Book #4 The cover features a golden heraldic lion on a blue background.

A Lion’s Pride by PL Stuart

“being a king is a cruel honour.” I’ll start by saying that reviewing this book without spoilers…

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The Devil in Derbyshire: Weird Tales of Argana Zeit Volume 2 by Owain Oakwood. A strange, demonic creature looms over a village in the Peak District late at night. The lights oare on in some windows, a path winding its way up a green hill, whilst most of the village nestles under the shadow of a stone viaduct. Argana Zeit, a young blonde woman, looks up at the strange figure with fear, her dog Max giving her a comforting look.

The Devil in Derbyshire

Weird Tales of Argana Zeit Volume 2 by Owain Oakwood The second collection of Owain Oakwood’s short…

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The Hallows by HL Tinsley

Ancient Bloodlines Illicit Substances Floating Nuns With a tagline like that, alongside the mysteriously strange yet beautiful…

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The novel Lord and King by PL Stuart. The cover features a tarnished golden crown on a white background.

Lord and King by PL Stuart

Being in power is very different to seizing power I was provided with an ARC of Lord…

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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie Two small spacecraft, one red and the other white, fly low over a much larger spaceship.

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

After its release in 2013 Ancillary Justice swept away all the competition, winning just about every sci-fi…

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The Last of the Atalanteans by PL Stuart The war banner depicting a charging mammoth is displayed on a black background, held above flames.

The Last of the Atalanteans by PL Stuart

I continue my series of reviews looking at PL Stuart’s The Drowned Kingdom Saga, a tale inspired…

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Paranormal in the Peaks Weird Tales of Argana Zeit Volume 1 by Owain Oakwood A cartoon drawing of a young woman with wavy blonde hair as she stands by her eager dog. They look out over an English village at night, perched on a hill. Above the village is a strange purple monster made of tentacles and green eyes. It is not remotely scary.

Paranormal in the Peaks

Weird Tales of Argana Zeit Volume 1 by Owain Oakwood Cosy paranormal mysteries aren’t my usual go-to…

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