Tag Archives: Book Review

Devouerer by Joe Parrino – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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With another Black Library release in his hands, Bellarius focuses upon the larger problems dominating Joe Parrino’s Devourer, and its wasted potential.

“Sadly a textbook example of how much conflict and focus upon violence can drown out good world-building.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Bioshock: Rapture by John Shirley – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Returning to the world of video game tie-ins, Bellarius gives a few thoughts on Bioshock: Rapture by John Shirley.

“A reasonable effort, but certainly not nearly as deep as many would have wanted.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Valedor by Guy Haley – Book Review [Bellarius]

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With the release of its paperback edition, Bellarius gives a brief analysis of Valedor by Guy Haley.

“A surprise success, notably flawed throughout but still retaining one of the best depictions of Craftworld Eldar to date.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Alone by Joe Parrino – Audio Drama Review [Bellarius]

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Looking into another of the Black Library’s audio dramas, Bellarius details the strengths and weaknesses of Alone by Joe Parrino.

“One of the single best examples of Space Marine horror to date” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Khârn: Eater of Worlds by Anthony Reynolds – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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With another Chaos focused tale focusing upon the Horus Heresy’s aftermath, Bellarius steps in to give his own verdict on Khârn: Eater of Worlds.

“A blood-soaked yet surprisingly introspective tale of a legion on the brink of annihilation. Reynolds once again proves why he is among the best authors to write for the Traitor Legions.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Mephiston: Lord of Death by David Annandale – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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Getting his hands on a copy at long last, Bellarius delivers his personal verdict on David Annandale’s Mephiston: Lord of Death.

“Blending disturbing horror with questions of the self, Mephiston is tale for those disappointed in current Blood Angels’ lore.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare by Jason Fry and Paul R. Urquhart – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Returning once more to the realm of Star Wars, Bellarius takes a brief look at one last hurrah by the Expanded Universe before it was bulldozed away by the same director who dumbed down Star Trek to an action film franchise.

“A superbly written and concise piece which stretches across millennia, giving the full scope of just how massive the galaxy far, far away once truly was.” – Bellarius

Night Walker: Aaron Speer’s Take on the Unwritten Side of Vampires

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“Although I rarely read vampire stories, I thoroughly enjoyed this one. An erotic and exciting tale about vampires in Australia.” Amazon review

 

Vampire fiction is a genre sure to have been covered by most avid readers, however Aaron Speer’s new novel is certainly not your typical vampire story. Set in Sydney, Australia, Night Walker strays from the cliche Gothic castles you may find in the novels surrounding this one on your local library bookshelf.

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