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Antisense by R. P. Marshall – Book Review [PublishingPush.com]

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PublishingPush.com has joined forces with thefoundingfields.com to bring you additional reviews of indie books from fantastic authors! This is the debut post of what I’m sure is going to be a long and enjoyable relationship. -CP

Antisense by R.P.Marshall
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (1 Nov 2013)

“A compelling, original and persuasive debut.” – Harry Bingham. Author of the Money Makers.

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore – Book Review [Lady Salvatore]

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Lady Salvatore tests the theory that the
beach read thriller Bittersweet is a contender
to be as great as Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.

 

“While intriguing, Bittersweet doesn’t quite pack the punch of The Secret History,” Lady Salvatore, The Founding Fields

 

The Revolutions by Felix Gilman – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, turns his attention to Felix Gilman’s latest novel, a steampunk/science fiction novel dealing with space exploration. Entitled The Revolutions, you can find it published by Tor Books in the USA and Corsair in the UK.

“A flawed but fun high concept steampunk novel that is pretty entertaining to read.” ~Bane of Kings,  The Founding Fields

 

 

The Fourth Gwenevere by John James – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” reviews John James’ The Fourth Gwenevere, a novel dealing with the topic of the Arthurian Legend, and published by the awesome Jo Fletcher Books.

“An original, witty and compelling take on Arthurian Legend that you won’t have seen before. Whilst a little slow to start, John James’ The Fourth Gwenevere is a must for fans of similiar stories and comes recommended.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Young World by Chris Weitz – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, shares his thoughts on the latest dystopian young adult novel to hit shelves, The Young World a trilogy opener and a debut novel of film director Chris Weitz, published by Little Brown Books For Young Readers. 

“A blockbuster movie waiting to happen. Whilst it has potential and plenty of cool scenes as well as an intriguing ending twist, don’t expect this to blow you out of the water. However, despite the fact that it may have plenty of problems, you will probably be able to get at least some enjoyment out of it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Horus Heresy: The Purge by Anthony Reynolds – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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Getting his hands on a copy of the limited edition release, Bellarius gives his thoughts on Horus Heresy: The Purge by Anthony Reynolds.

“An excellent tale which shows how even the staunchest soul can be drawn to the Ruinous Powers.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Paradigm #1: Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe, a dystopian Young Adult novel.

This book is proof that you shouldn’t judge things just by what they’re billed as. What could have been a cheap ripoff and cash-in attempt on the popularity of The Hunger Games and Divergent instead is something that shines, and is full of its own originality. The Dystopian Young Adult genre may be overcrowded right now – but Paradigm is something that’s worth checking out.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

 

Dark Creed by Anthony Reynolds – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Finishing off his look at Anthony Reynolds’ Word Bearers books, Bellarius delivers his verdict on Dark Creed.

“An excellent finale to the trilogy, and a must buy for any fan of the Ruinous Powers.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Afflicted Dawn by Gregory Napier – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Examining an entry into the zombie genre, Bellarius details his thoughts on Afflicted Dawn by Gregory Napier.

“While Napier shows he has potential as a writer, Afflicted Dawn makes too many basic errors from the outset to recommend.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Dark Disciple by Anthony Reynolds – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Continuing with Anthony Reynolds’ Word Bearers trilogy, Bellarius reviews Dark Disciple.

“An interesting twist for the series with action, horror and xenos aplenty, but a slight step down from its predecessor.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields