Black Marks – Pete Aldin

Black Marks – Pete Aldin

Black Marks by Pete Aldin on April 1st 2017 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 302 Goodreads Jake Brennan thought Detroit could hide him. He thought a werewolf’s sins could be erased. Now Jake’s kind deeds have drawn the attention of his enemies. And he’ll need to embrace his dark side to save the woman he loves. If […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

My brilliantly aptly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be […]

Quag Keep – Andre Norton

Quag Keep – Andre Norton

Quag Keep by Andre Norton Published by Tor Books on May 2nd 2006 Pages: 272 Goodreads Quag Keep was the first novel based on the world of Dungeons & Dragons by the legendary grand mistress of SF/Fantasy, Andre Norton. Once, they were role-playing gamers in our world.They came from different places and different backgrounds.Now they’re […]

Valhalla – Tom Holt

Valhalla – Tom Holt

Valhalla by Tom Holt Published by Orbit on May 3rd 2001 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 288 Goodreads As everyone knows, when great warriors die, their reward is eternal life in Odin’s bijou little residence known as Valhalla. But Valhalla has just changed. It has grown. It has diversified. Just like any corporation, the Valhalla Group has […]

Robin of Sherwood – Richard Carpenter

This book is the novelisation of the TV series, both written by the author of Catweazle, Richard Carpenter. If you haven’t seen or read Catweazle then you’re missing something fabulous. It’s a shame the same can’t be said about this book. Carpenter has included a couple of elements that I find not terribly believable because […]

RANDOMLY SHELVES OR SOMETHING

My brilliantly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be due […]

Stories From the Penatmerone by Giambattista Basile

You know, having kids means you get to read a lot of fairy stories and in some cases they examine them more carefully as they grow up and find them wanting. It’s not necessarily because the original fairy story has issues but because of what’s been done to it in popular culture i.e. Disney has […]

Knights of Madness by Peter Haining

Peter Haining is my all-time favourite editor, he’s put together so many of my favourite anthologies that I wouldn’t know where to begin to choose just one. Instead I’ll talk about the latest one I’ve read. Haining has been putting together anthologies for longer than I can remember, sadly he won’t be doing any more as he […]

M is for Sophie Masson

Sophie Masson is a fascinating writer, she seems to have a wide range of abilities. From fantasy to historical war fiction to non-fictional essays. I found this one and was very impressed with the information and the writing style, very easy to read. I fell in love with the name of this book hence why you’re getting […]