‘Professor Cain’s Nightclub’ features a group of completely dysfunctional friends living a fast and party-driven lifestyle, who try to set up a nightclub right from its literal foundations. But sexual politics ensure that the venture is doomed from the start as the hidden agendas and general debauchery of the four main characters are gradually revealed.
Category Archives: Urban Fantasy
Bane of Kings looks at the concluding act in the epic young adult trilogy The Skyscraper’s Throne, published by Jo Fletcher Books. Our Lady of the Streets is written by Tom Pollock.
“An excellent finale of epic proportions, Our Lady of the Streets is one of the strongest books of the year. Imaginative, original and compelling, Tom Pollock crafts an awesome finale that is not to be missed by fans of the series.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at Image Comics’ latest title, from Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson and Clayton Cowles.
“Bizarre and weird, but gorgeous to look at, this is going to be a series to watch out for in the coming months.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields
“An excellent start to a promising new series.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk check out the final issue of DC’s biggest event series for the New 52.
“A satisfactory conclusion to an event that didn’t get off to a good start.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
“A disappointing and needlessly delayed conclusion to a disappointing event.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields
Shadowhawk takes a look at the first novel in Jaye Wells’ new urban fantasy series from Orbit Books.
“One of the best urban fantasy novels I’ve read to date and also lacking any substantial PNR elements, which was a big plus. This is a police procedural through and through with some great urban fantasy elements mixed in. Highly recommended.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields
Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, writes a review of the first novel in The Oversight Trilogy, entitled The Oversight – written by accomplished young adult author Charlie Fletcher. Published by Orbit Books, this gothic historical urban fantasy is set to be released tomorrow, on May 6.
“An excellent novel – Charlie Fletcher has certainly crafted one of the better reads of 2014 so far. If you’re a fan of the likes of Neil Gaiman or China Mieville then this is a must read – and with some fascinating prose, this is something that you won’t want to miss.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the first issue of a new Iron Fist series, featuring one of Marvel’s most well-known street heroes.
“A promising start to what is hopefully a long running series.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
“Not recommended.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields
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