Category Archives: Angry Robot

The Iron Wolves by Andy Remic – Review [Lord of the Night]

A simple cover, but one that will go nicely with the second book that completes the image.

Lord of the Night reviews the brutal and epic first novel in the Rage of Kings series, The Iron Wolves, by David Gemmell Legend Award nominated author Andy Remic.

“A high-octane dark fantasy adventure filled with broken heroes, sociopathic villains, hideous monsters and the horrors of dark magick. A must-read for any fans of brutal and uncompromising fantasy.” – Lord of the Night @ The Founding Fields

All Is Fair by Emma Newman – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

All Is Fair

Shadowhawk reviews the third and final novel in the Split Worlds trilogy.

“Another great read set in the Split Worlds which provides closure to many of the subplots that have run through the trilogy, and is as enjoyable a read as the previous two novels.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The Seers by Julianna Scott – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the sequel by Julianna Scott to last year’s YA debut novel The Holders, an urban fantasy with an Irish mythology twist.

“A good novel, but the ending is a bit rushed and doesn’t quite have the climax I was looking for. Still, it is a good follow-up to its predecessor, which I really enjoyed.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The Fifty-Seven Lives of Alex Wayfare by M.G. Buehrlen – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, covers The Fifty-Seven Lives of Alex Wayfare by M.G. Buehrlen, published by Angry Robot imprint Strange Chemistry and released on March 4 2014. It’s a young adult novel that deals with time travel, and is the first in the Alex Wayfare series.

“I never expected The Fifty-Seven Lives of Alex Wayfare to be as good as it was. It took me completely by surprise and turned out to be quite possibly one of the best novels from Strange Chemistry books to date. Forget popular books like The Hunger Games & Twilight, M.G. Buehrlen’s debut novel is something that every young adult fan should read.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Deaths of Tao by Wesley Chu – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at the sequel to Wesley Chu’s stellar 2013 debut from Angry Robot.

“A great follow-up to a great book with a killer emotional ending.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Miriam Black #3: The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, turns his attention to the latest novel in the urban fantasy  Miriam Black series, following on from Blackbirds and Mockingbird, entitled The Cormorant, written by the prolific author Chuck Wendig. 

“Chuck Wendig once again excels with another awesome look into the kickass character that is Miriam Black – delivering a page-turning thriller that is a must buy for any readers who enjoyed the first two books. Wendig has created a compelling read here, and The Cormorant might just be one of the best books in the series yet.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Hang Wire by Adam Christopher – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews Hang Wire, the latest novel by Angry Robot author Adam Christopher (Empire State, The Age Atomic, Seven Wonders), an urban fantasy book that hits shelves January 28 in the USA and on February 6 in the UK.

“An excellent read, Adam Christopher once again reminds us why he is your go-to writer for awesome urban fantasy as he crafts an unputdownable tale that makes Angry Robot’s 100th Novel an excellent read!” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” writes a review of The Almost Girl, a young adult science fiction novel by Amalie Howard published by Strange Chemistry Books. It’s currently available to buy now in both the UK and the USA, and is Howard’s first book that has been published by Strange Chemistry – but is not her debut work. 

The Almost Girl draws you in with its excellent cover and keeps you hooked right the way through. Fun, fast paced – it’s a young adult novel that manages to be original with a kickass female protagonist and a confident narrative. Recommended.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Shadowplay by Laura Lam – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, writes his first book review of 2014, looking at Laura Lam’s follow-up to the young adult novel Pantomime, entitled Shadowplay, published by Strange Chemistry Books. This book is currently available to buy in the UK and the USA.

“An excellent read that continues the fine form set by Pantomime, Shadowplay gets 2014 off to a great start and makes Laura Lam an unmissable author with two excellent hits. I could not put this book down, and you won’t be able to as well.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Blades of The Old Empire by Anna Kashina (Angry Robot)

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Shadowhawk takes a look at the cover for the upcoming debut novel by author Anna Kashina, published by Angry Robot Books.

“Another fantastic cover from Angry Robot that takes its place alongside the other great covers that the publisher has put out over the last two years. Artist Alejandro Colucci has definitely delivered on this one.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields