Tag Archives: Self Published

The Best Books From The First Half of 2014


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, runs down the Top 10 Books from the first Half of 2014.

The Un-Natural by Michael Grapin – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius gives his thoughts on The Un-Natural by Michael Grapin.

“A well told throwback to classic science fiction and human exploration.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Package by John C. Scott – Book Review [Bellarius]


With another Nineteen Galaxies novel recently released, Bellarius sees what John C. Scott has in store for readers with The Package.

“A frantic, desperate chase set among the stars which delivers exactly what the blurb promises.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

How To Cheat by Matt Forbeck – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

Dangerous Games 02 How To Cheat

Shadowhawk reviews the second novel in Matt Forbeck’s self-published Dangerous Games trilogy.

“All I can say is that my search for a less-than-stellar Matt Forbeck novel continues.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Recon One-Five: A Nineteen Galaxies Novel by John Charles Scott – Book Review [Bellarius]


Taking a break from major publishers, Bellarius reviews the science fiction military novels Recon One-Five by John Charles Scott.

“A flawed gem of a novel which is the epitome of love it or hate it” – The Founding Fields

Sailor of the Skysea by A.C.F. Crawford – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Sailor of the Skysea

Bane of Kings reviews the self-published novel Sailor of the Skysea, by A.C.F. Crawford. 

“An interesting, confident adventure story that makes my experience with self-published novels continue to be successful.” ~The Founding Fields

Keystones: Altered Destinies by Alexander McKinney – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Altered Destinies

Bane of Kings reviews the self-published Keystones: Altered Destinies, by Alexander McKinney.

“A fun, enjoyable read. Certainly worth checking out if you have access to Amazon ebooks.” ~The Founding Fields

How To Play by Matt Forbeck – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

Dangerous Games 01 How To PLay

Shadowhawk reviews the first novel in Matt Forbeck’s self-published Dangerous Games trilogy.

“Matt Forbeck does it again and writes a really suspenseful story full of murder, deceit and tabletop geeks galore.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first book in the Shiva Trilogy by Amish Tripathi’s, one of India’s most recent literary successes.

“A daring retelling of one of Hinduism’s greatest mythologies, The Immortals of Meluha is a welcome entry on the world SFF scene, and in that context, firmly establishes the relevance of Indian fantasy fiction. If you are looking for an Indian-themed epic fantasy of a mythological bent, this is the book you need to be reading.” ~The Founding Fields

Wroge Elements: It Began with Ashes by D.E.M Emrys – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

It Began with Ashes

Bane of Kings writes a review of It Began with Ashes by self-published author D.E.M Emrys.

“An awesome tale, edge-of-your seats stuff.” ~The Founding Fields