book reviews

The Court of Broken Knives. Book Review

September 18, 2017

The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark HarperVoyager, h/b, 480pp, £12.99 Reviewed by Charlotte Bond This is the debut novel of Anna Smith Spark, known by many as the [...]

Rig. Book Review

August 30, 2017

RIG By Jon Wallace Orion Books, p/b, 304pp, £16.99 Reviewed by Matthew Johns Rig is the latest in Wallace’s post-apocalyptic series featuring Kenstibec the Ficial. Ficials [...]

The Legion of Flame. Book Review

August 29, 2017

THE LEGION OF FLAME by Anthony Ryan Orbit, h/b, 576pp, £18.99 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins They call Lizanne ‘Miss Blood’ now. Suspended from the Ironship Exceptional [...]

The Switch. Book Review

August 28, 2017

THE SWITCH by Justina Robson Gollancz, p/b, 400pp, £16.99 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins Nico Perseid faces the judge and awaits his verdict. Accused of murdering Dashain [...]

Luna: Wolf Moon. Book Review

August 26, 2017

LUNA: WOLF MOON by Ian McDonald Gollancz, p/b, 400pp, £16.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan Anyone with a reasonable grounding in science will know that the environment on the [...]

The End of the Day. Book Review

August 25, 2017

THE END OF THE DAY by Claire North Orbit, h/b, 403pp, £14.99 Reviewed by Chris Limb Charlie’s got a new job. There are a lot of benefits – he gets to travel all around [...]

The Black Elfstone. Book Review

August 25, 2017

THE BLACK ELFSTONE by Terry Brooks Orbit, h/b, 336pp, £20 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins Tigueron is an assassin and he always gets the job done for the price agreed. This [...]

Sea of Rust. Book Review

August 24, 2017

SEA OF RUST by C. Robert Cargill Gollancz, p/b, 384pp, £14.99 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins Fifteen years ago the last human died, gunned down in New York. The body lay for [...]

Calamity. Book Review

August 23, 2017

CALAMITY by Brandon Sanderson Gollancz, p/b, 448pp, £8.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan One of the things that you can guarantee with a novel from Brandon Sanderson is that [...]

Vigil. Book Review

August 23, 2017

VIGIL by Angela Slatter Jo Fletcher Books, p/b, 384pp, £8.99 Reviewed by Matthew Johns Verity Fassbinder is a private detective living in Brisbane with mixed parentage – [...]
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