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Kayvaan Shrike: Shadow Stalker by Gav Thorpe – Short Story Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk takes a look at one of the recently released micro-shorts from Black Library as part of their themed Advent Calendar. This is also the tenth review in his Advent Review series and you can check out the full list here.

“A cool little snapshot featuring one of my favourite 40k characters.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

A Kingdom Besieged by Raymond E. Feist – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk takes a look at the first novel in Raymond E. Feist’s final trilogy of the great Midkemian Saga. This is also the fourth review in his Advent Review series and you can check out the full list here.

“With this book, I returned to the world of Midkemia after a long, long time and what I found was that the setting was just as captivating and enthralling as it was in the first book that started it all off. This book has my seal of approval and recommendation.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Angry Robot Advent Calendar 2010 – Day Ten

 Day 10 of Angry Robot Books’ Advent Calendar is here with something by Gav Thorpe! An author those of you familiar with 40k will recognize. This is in reference to Gav’s new The Crown of the Blood series available at Angry Robot.

Ullsaard’s Christmas Books
by Gav Thorpe
Ullsaard’s list of Christmas books:
Allenya – ‘Sisters Are Special’, by Lucy Mead
Luia – ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’, by Dale Carnegie
Meliu –‘The Secret’, by Rhonda Byrne
Urikh – ‘The Prince’, by Machiavelli
Jutaar – ‘The Cat in the Hat’, Dr Seuss
Ullnaar – ‘Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University’, by Nicholas J. McBride
Luisaa – ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, by Eric Carle
Noran – ‘The Book of Askhos for Dummies’
Prince Aalun – ‘Families And How To Survive Them’, by Dr Robin Skynner and John Cleese
King Lutaar – ‘ Fatherhood: The Truth’, by Marcus Berkmann
Captain Anasind – ‘ The 33 Strategies Of War’, by Robert Greene
Don’t forget: Blackfang – Behemodon hide chew toy.
Books to ask for:
‘Global Strategic Management’, by Philippe Lasserre
‘Politics – Cutting Through the Crap’, by Bali Rai and Chris Riddell
‘Test Your Cat: The Cat IQ Test’, by E. M. Bard
‘Favorite Wife: Escape from Polygamy’, by Susan Ray Schmidt
Ullsaard stars in Gav’s The Crown of the Blood series for Angry Robot – the first of which is available now, worldwide.
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Angry Robot Books: Advent Calendar [Days 1-9]

so i’m a little behind with this, i wanted to start it right on December 1st, but i didn’t. so sad.  So i’ll index the surprises you can find in the Angry Robot Advent Calendar for the first 9 days here, then i’ll update every day, regularly. :o )

have a look!

Day 1 – Dan Abnett’s Secret Family Bread Sauce Recipe
Day 2 – Wish You Were Here, by Jo Anderton
Day 3 – Oh No, It Isn’t! by Mike Shevdon
Day 4 – Holiday Man by J Robert King
Day 5 – Kell Christmas Special by Andy Remic
Day 6 – Lost in Transit and Hunter by Lavie Tidhar 
Day 7 - The Top Ten Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Christmas by Tim Waggoner 
Day 8 - Dear Santa by Justin Gustainis
Day 9 – Usher’s Christmas Spirit by Gary McMahon

enjoy! Come back tomorrow for more advent calendar goodness. :o )



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