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Posted on 10 Oct 2011 20:43:05 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 13 Mar 2012 19:54:02 GMT
Katy says:
Kainan (Deragan Sword Prophecy)

You should read this! It's great

Posted on 13 Mar 2012 21:21:52 GMT
j m c says:
Ther's a lot of great fantasy been mentioned. For something a bit different you could try Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke or Little Big by John Crowley.

Posted on 15 Mar 2012 09:26:04 GMT
Katestar8 says:
You should try this one (and its free)

Any love but mine (The Erosians)

best fantasy I've read in a long time!

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Posted on 20 Mar 2012 18:51:31 GMT
Kat says:
I just finished Wintersong by William Cooper a historical fantasy good characters and plot and not too much dependence on mindless action for the sake of it and plot holes filled by weird stuff. I enjoyed it

Posted on 21 Mar 2012 11:30:15 GMT
Anthony says:
Don't know if these have already been mentioned, but, the wheel of time series is excellent:
The Eye Of The World: Wheel of Time: Book 1 (The Wheel of Time)
So is Garth Nix's Abhorsen/Wall trilogy:
Sabriel
Finally, a new fantasy series I finished the first book of the other day which I thoroughly enjoyed and can't recommend enough, Andor: Awakening (the author seems relatively unknown, but the other reviews as well as mine speak for themselves):
Andor: Awakening (The Shae Series)

All of these are very gritty and don't have any of this silly nonsense in the vampire books out today. Hope this helps!

Posted on 21 Mar 2012 20:40:11 GMT
I love Sabriel!! Such a good book, and the other two are just as good!!

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Mar 2012 20:44:17 GMT
Last edited by the author on 22 Mar 2012 20:50:51 GMT
You could always try China Mieville- He has written three novels centered around a city called New Croubozon.They are a mixture of fantasy and science fiction. I was blown away when I read them. Also try Mark Chadbourne-British myths and Legends come to life and destroy modern society- Absolutely brilliant- nine books in all. Three sets of a trilogy that are all interconnected.
Also a bit of shameless self promotion- my first novel 'Vagabond Swords' This is about a uneasy alliance between orcs and elves who are thrown together. For once the orcs are not the bad guys. These characters are ordinary grunts forced to take part in a war they are not interested in. All they want to do is stay alive. It might be a bit sweary for some tastes but that's the way the military speak. I was in it myself a long time ago.It is for sale on Kindle. Might be worth a punt
Cheers
Chris F-S

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Posted on 12 Apr 2012 22:17:14 BDT
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