Tag Archives: Mark Lawrence

The Top 25 Books of 2013

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

 Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, runs down his list of Top 25 novels of the year, featuring novels from science fiction and fantasy genres, as well as young adult books. 

The Broken Empire Trilogy: Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

Emperor of Thorns

Bane of Kings shares his thoughts on Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence, published by Harper Voyager, the concluding volume in the epic fantasy trilogy entitled the Broken Empire.

“A stunning conclusion to the Broken Empire Trilogy. Easily one of the best books of 2013 – and a book that’s well worth the wait.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Failed Apocalypse Awards – Best Books of 2012 [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings selects his twenty-five favourite novels of 2012. 

“2012 has been a great year for books, with some spectacular picks that will please fantasy, historical fiction and science fiction fans alike.” ~The Founding Fields

Broken Empire: King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

king of thorns

Bane of Kings offers his thoughts on the stunning follow up to Mark Lawrence’s 2011 debut, Prince of Thorns, King of Thorns, published by Harper Voyager in the UK. 

“Mark Lawrence follows up to Prince of Thorns with a cracking, compelling, unpredictable sequel that succeeds in almost every way. My new favourite Fantasy novel of 2012.” ~The Founding Fields

Fading Light by Tim Marquitz – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

Fading Light

Shadowhawk reviews the latest horror/weird fiction anthology by small press publisher Angelic Knight Press.

“These are stories that are going to mess with your head, so bring your game face. Oh and they are also quite awesome too.” ~The Founding Fields

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