Orbit Books

Tommi Grayson Returns…

September 2, 2016

Book Two in the bestselling Tommi Grayson series is a gutsy, fur-flying, feminist read for fans of urban fantasy and strong heroines. If you love Darynda Jones, Keri Arthur, [...]

Snakewood. Book Review

August 9, 2016

SNAKEWOOD by Adrian Selby Orbit. h/b. £12.99 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins This is the story of Kailen’s Twenty, a band of mercenaries whose like had never before been seen. [...]

The Nightmare Stacks. Book Review

June 28, 2016

The Nightmare Stacks by Charles Stross Orbit Books, h/b, 400pp, £18.99 Reviewed by Helen Armfield The book opens in some style, and with Whitby as its location. It doesn’t [...]

The Darkling Child. Book Review

July 8, 2015

THE DARKLING CHILD by Terry Brooks Orbit, h/b, 3320pp, £20 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins Paxon took his family sword, the famous Sword of Leah, and discovered it had powers [...]

Prudence. Book Review.

June 26, 2015

PRUDENCE by Gail Carriger Orbit Books, p/b, £8.99 Reviewed by Helen Armfield   Fans of Austen will find the beginning in a familiar form – lots of exposition both [...]

Crown of Renewal. Book Review

October 14, 2014

CROWN OF RENEWAL by Elizabeth Moon Orbit, p/b, 501pp, £8.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan It doesn’t auger well for a book when the author herself says in the forward that if [...]

Skin Game. Book Review

September 17, 2014

SKIN GAME by Jim Butcher Orbit Books, h/b, 464pp, £18.99 Reviewed by Matthew John The latest in the long running and bestselling Dresden Files series sees Harry Dresden [...]

Parasite. Book Review

August 19, 2014

PARASITE by Mira Grant Orbit, p/b, 512pp, £8.99 Reviewed by Stewart Horn Following a car crash, Sally Mitchell has been in a coma for weeks. The family gather to switch off [...]

Thief’s Magic. Book Review

June 25, 2014

THIEF’S MAGIC by Trudi Canavan Orbit, h/b, 560pp, £20 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins Tyen is a trainee sorcerer on an archaeological dig and needs to find something of worth [...]

The Crimson Campaign. Book Review

June 17, 2014

THE CRIMSON CAMPAIGN by Brian McClellan Orbit, h/b, 608pp, £16.99 Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins After all the trials and confrontations he has faced, Adamat has a score to [...]
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