Review: Talon of the Hawk by Jeffe Kennedy

The Twelve Kindgoms is a richly textured world. There are kings and queens, sword and sorcery, knights and princesses, and most importantly, history. Picked out against this colorful tapestry, we have the tale of Uorsin, the High King, and his three daughters – Andromeda, Amelia and Ursula. The Talon of the Hawk, the third andContinue reading “Review: Talon of the Hawk by Jeffe Kennedy”

Review: The Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski

  Not quite the epic journey of the first collection, but perhaps a little more heart. The Sword Of Destiny is the second collection of stories by Andrzej Sapkowski following the adventures of the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia. The release of this volume has been highly anticipated, not just because there will never be enoughContinue reading “Review: The Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski”

Review: Valor of the Healer by Angela Highland

Valor of the Healer by Angela Highland is epic fantasy set in a robust world. I’d been looking for a book like this for a while and once I started reading, I found it difficult to stop. The three main characters had distinct voices and each called to me to finish their story. Of course,Continue reading “Review: Valor of the Healer by Angela Highland”

Review: Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf by R.A. Salvatore

There are nearly thirty books in the Legend of Drizzt and a number of side ventures. When you get this far into a series, spoilers are inevitable. So if you’re not familiar with the legend, much of the content of Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf will confound, and perhaps ruin you for everything that comesContinue reading “Review: Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf by R.A. Salvatore”

Review: Half the World by Joe Abercrombie

Thorn Bathu is touched by Mother War. She has dedicated her life to learning to fight so that she might avenge her father, who duelled the infamous Grom-gil-Gorm, Breaker of Swords, and lost. A terrible accident mars her last test, however, and she is branded murderer instead of warrior. Her sentence: death! Brand is touchedContinue reading “Review: Half the World by Joe Abercrombie”