Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (25 of 30)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 74,889 - Total Helpful Votes: 25 of 30
The Evolution War: A Space Opera by C. R. Saunders
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A decent read with plenty of chewy SF conventions to get your head around. Mr Saunders does a great job with the characters and weaving the narrative of the respective story lines. I found it to be original and thought provoking. The beginning is perhaps is a wee bit slow, but once you get a couple of chapters in, it hooks you with the lyrical prose and interesting ideas. Definitely something different worth checking out IMHO.
Kinless: An epic military fantasy (The Kinless Ser&hellip by Stephen Godden
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A gritty Gemmell, 12 May 2014
This book is great fun. Lots of rich prose and world building without going on and on. Some spectacular battle scenes and characters I genuinely cared about. Disclaimer: the author is a friend and cowriter of mine, but regardless I still loved this book and would happily recommend it to fans of fantasy who don't want to read a 1000 page monster.
Game Over: A Zanno Short Story by ZoŽ Markham
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great start, 14 Dec 2013
Disclaimer: I know Zoe personally and she has reviewed one of my books in her previous role as a professional reviewer.

That aside, I'll be completely honest. I enjoyed the story a great deal. Zoe does a fine job of creating a psychopathic character that stays with you longer after the story. There's definitely room for more tales with this deranged clown.

With a short story there isn't always the scope to fully explore a character, but what we get is a really smart, affecting stab of horror that makes me want to read more of Zoe's work. Zoe does a good job of not over-writing description and keeps the plot moving and characterisation moving swiftly. There could be a… Read more