Tag Archives: Alternate History

Top DC Comics For January 2014 [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk runs down the top DC comics to be looking forward to in January, 2014.

Quintessence by David Walton – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings writes a review for Quintessence, a fast paced alternate history novel published by Tor Books, and written by David Walton.

“A thrilling but flawed ride through an alternate Age of Exploration.” ~The Founding Fields

Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first in a new post-apocalyptic fantasy series from Angry Robot Books.

“Spectacular is the word I’d use to describe the novel. Nothing else can capture the reading experience.” ~The Founding Fields

The New Deadwardians by Dan Abnett – Advance Graphic Novel Review [Bane of Kings]

the new deadwardians

Bane of Kings reviews the standalone graphic novel published by Vertigo Comics, an imprint of DC – and written by Dan Abnett, one of Black Library’s finest authors. The book is out on February 19th, and this copy was received from NetGalley. 

“A thrilling, horror ride through a twisted new world. Horror fans will get as much a kick out of this as comics fans. Abnett fans should love this as well. It’s a stellar comic.” ~The Founding Fields

Merchant of Dreams by Anne Lyle – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

The Merchant of Dreams

Shadowhawk reviews the second entry in the Night’s Masque historical fantasy series by new author Anne Lyle.

“Full of vitality and some spectacular sequences, Merchant of Dreams is simply fantastic. ~The Founding Fields

The House of Rumour by Jake Arnott – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

House of Rumour

Bane of Kings writes a review of The House of Rumour, an interesting and unusual novel published by Sceptre, and written by Jake Arnott. This novel was released on July 5 2012.

“An interesting novel that takes  a while to understand what’s happening, but is full of good, creative ideas and as far as I’m aware, is pretty original.” ~The Founding Fields

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews the awesome Anno Dracula, written by Kim Newman and published by Titan Books.

“An awesome look into a Britain that could have been. Fun, brutal, page-turning and highly enjoyable – Anno Dracula is a must read for anyone who loves alternate history with vampires. This is one novel that you won’t want to miss.~The Founding Fields

The Alchemist of Souls by Anne Lyle – Advanced Dual Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]


Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk both write a dual review of The Alchemist of Souls by Anne Lyle, a historical fantasy novel published by Angry Robot books that is the author’s first novel.

“A fantastic, original piece of historical fantasy that makes Lyle a début author to watch out for in 2012.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields.

“This is the year of debuts and Alchemist of Souls takes you along for the wildest ride yet as you explore Elizabethan England through the eyes of a reluctant hero.” ~ Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields.

11/22/63 by Stephen King – Book Review [djinn24]


djinn24 brings something a bit different to the plate for The Founding Fields, a review of Stephen Kings newest book, 11/22/63, an alternate history book about preventing the JFK assassination and changing history as we know it.

The master of horror brings us a thrilling book about a story we think we already know ~ The Founding Fields