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Obsidian and Blood by Aliette de Bodard – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

Shadowhawk reviews Angry Robot Books’ latest offering, Obsidian and Blood, the omnibus edition containing all the Aztec Mysteries novels and short stories featuring High Priest Acatl.

“This is one of the greatest stories ever told. Aliette de Bodard has brought Noir, Aztec and Fantasy together for an explosive and engaging mix worthy of being called a new trend in the genre. If you have ever wanted to experiment with your reading, then you’ll be hard-pressed to do better than read the story of Acatl, High Priest of the Dead.” ~The Founding Fields

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Blood Angels: The Second Blood Angels Omnibus by James Swallow – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Bane of Kings reviews the hefty collection that is the Second Blood Angels Omnibus, containing the following novels, Red Fury and Black Tide, as well as the short stories Redeemed, Heart of Rage and Bloodline. All are written by James Swallow and published by Black Library. This Omnibus was first released in February 2012.

“An exciting, enjoyable and action packed Omnibus that sees Swallow improve massively from the first. Not to be missed for any Blood Angels fan.” ~The Founding Fields

Warning! This review contains spoilers for The Blood Angels Omnibus by James Swallow, which contains the first two novels in the series. SO don’t read this review until you’ve read that, unless you don’t mind the spoilers. 

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The Grey Knights Omnibus by Ben Counter – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Bane of Kings reviews The Grey Knights Omnibus, written by Ben Counter and collecting the novels Grey Knight, Dark Adeptus and Hammer of Daemons, published by Black Library and set in the Warhammer 40,000 Universe.

“Awesome, page-turning action that will have you hooked right the way through. ~The Founding Fields

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Rise of Empire by Michael J. Sullivan – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Bane of Kings reviews the second omnibus in the Riyria Revelations series, Rise of Empire, written by Michael J. Sullivan, and containing the novels Nyphron Rising and The Emerald Storm. The edition that I’m reviewing right now is the UK edition, which is published by Orbit Books.

“A delightful, entertaining and page-turning read that reminds us just how enjoyable, and how good – the Riyria Revelations series is. A must-buy for all fantasy lovers.” ~The Founding Fields

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The Iron Warriors Omnibus – Advanced Review [Bane of Kings]

Bane of Kings reviews Graham McNeill’s The Iron Warriors Omnibus, published by Black Library, drawing from the characters and events that took place in the Ultramarines series by the same author, who is a New York Times Bestseller. The Omnibus contains the stories Storm of Iron (novel), The Enemy of My Enemy, The Heraclitus Effect, The Skull Harvest, Iron Warrior (novella), The Iron Without, and The Beast of Calth. This is published by Black Library.

“Ruthless, fast-paced, action packed, this epic collection of short stories, novels and a novella, is one that you won’t want to miss. ~The Founding Fields

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