Orbit Books

Prudence. Book Review.


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


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


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


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


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


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 [...]

Reign of Ash. Book Review


Reign of Ash: Book 2 of the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga by Gail Z. Martin Orbit, p/b, 672pp, £9.99 Reviewed by Craig Knight War has devastated the kingdom of Donderath and left [...]

Shaman. Book Review


SHAMAN by Kim Stanley Robinson Orbit, h/b, 464pp, £18.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan Writing about the far past where there are no written records is akin to writing fantasy. [...]

Ancillary Justice. Book Review


ANCILLARY JUSTICE by Ann Leckie Orbit, p/b, 432pp, £7.99 Reviewed by Martin Willoughby Ancillary Justice is a debut novel, so the blurb on the back says, of Ann Leckie, [...]

Chosen. Book Review


CHOSEN by Benedict Jacka Orbit, p/b, 352pp, £7.99 Reviewed by Matthew Johns The fourth Alex Verus book fittingly has an endorsement from Jim Butcher (he of the Dresden [...]
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