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June 2023

The front cover for At Midnight. The cover is dark blue with the name of the contributors running down the middle. Around the side are decorative displays of flowers and fauna, bottles of potion and needles and threads.

At Midnight

At Midnight edited by Dahlia Adler from @TitanBooks #BookReview #Fantasy #FairyTales #Retellings At Midnight edited by Dahlia Adler Titan Books, paperback, £7.99 Reviewed by Melody Bowles At Midnight is a collection of short stories inspired by popular fairy tales like Cinderella and Snow White and a few more obscure ones,… Read More »At Midnight

The front cover for The Sword Defiant by Gareth Hanrahan. In the foreground is a man in armor holding a sword with a blade. Behind him is a battle scene with people on horseback and flags. The background is faded.

The Sword Defiant

The Sword Defiant Review by Gareth Hanrahan from @orbitbooks #BookReview #Fantasy The Sword Defiant Review by Gareth Hanrahan Orbit, pb, £8.99 Reviewed by John Dodd Aelfric (Alf) was one of the nine great heroes who defeated the forces of darkness long ago, and in doing so, because custodian of Spellbreaker,… Read More »The Sword Defiant

The front cover for The Basilisk Throne by Grey Keyes. The cover is black, In the middle is a golden disc with a dragon curled around it carved from a grey material. Around the edges of the page is gold detail.

The Basilisk Throne

THE BASILISK THRONE by Greg Keyes from @TitanBooks #BookReview #Fantasy THE BASILISK THRONE by Greg Keyes. Titan Books. p/b. £8.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Aboard the Laros, the ship aflame in battle, and the fleet of Ophion defeated by the Drehhu, Naviour Alastor Nevelon has no choice but to take… Read More »The Basilisk Throne

Sister, Maiden, Monster

Sister, Maiden, Monster by Lucy A. Snyder from @TitanBooks #BookReview #Fantasy #Horror Sister, Maiden, Monster by Lucy A. Snyder Titan Books, ppbk, £8.99 Reviewed by Ian Hunter Wow, what a ride! Lucy Synder has delivered a gory creation mixing various types of horror – cosmic, pandemic, body, maybe even a… Read More »Sister, Maiden, Monster

The front cover for Paradise 1 by David Wellington. The page is black and there is a space helmet in the middle. There is a crack in the middle of the helmets visor.

Paradise 1

Paradise 1 by David Wellington from @orbitbooks #BookReview #SciFi #Horror Paradise 1 by David Wellington Orbit, pb, £8.99 Reviewed by John Dodd A colony has gone dark, and a rescue ship is sent to find out what has happened there; it’s an age-old trope and for a good reason.  No… Read More »Paradise 1

The front cover for The Faithless by C.L Clark. There is a woman sitting on a throne with a large circular back.

THE FAITHLESS

THE FAITHLESS by C.L. Clark from @TitanBooks #BookReview #Fantasy THE FAITHLESS by C.L. Clark. Orbit Books. p/b. £9.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Luca should be the ruler of Balladaire, but it seems her uncle will go to any length to discredit her abilities and retain the power he was granted… Read More »THE FAITHLESS

The Carborundum Conundrum

The Carborundum Conundrum (Quirk And Moth Book 2) by Robin C.M. Duncan #BookReview #SciFi The Carborundum Conundrum (Quirk And Moth Book 2) by Robin C.M. Duncan Space Wizard Science Fantasy, £4.99 e-book, £19.95 paperback on Amazon Reviewed by Nadya Mercik “Quirk and Moth – the most dysfunctional detectives this side… Read More »The Carborundum Conundrum

The front cover for Teh Strange by Nathan Ballingrud. In the foreground there are the red dunes of Mars. Looming out of behind the dunes is the top half of a person in a space suit with black creatures swirling around them.

The Strange

The Strange by Nathan Ballingrud from @TitanBooks #BookReview #SciFi The Strange by Nathan Ballingrud Titan Books, ppbk, £9.99 Reviewed by Ian Hunter Ah, nostalgia, it might not be what it used to be, but I did love the look of those old-school chapter numbers in “The Strange”, which took me… Read More »The Strange