SORCERER TO THE CROWN by Zen Cho

SORCERER TO THE CROWN Zen Cho (zencho.org) Macmillan (www.panmacmillan.com) £16.99 Regency London in a time of magical upheaval. The Sorcerer Royal is dead, his staff passed on to his successor, but his familiar gone. His successor has split opinion within the Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers: Zacharias Wythe is Sir Stephen’s son in all but […]

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Author’s Notes: THE HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS by Aliette de Bodard

THE HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS Aliette de Bodard (aliettedebodard.com) Gollancz (www.gollancz.co.uk) Hardback £20 eBook £10.99 Today marks the publication of Aliette de Bodard’s stunning debut novel, The House of Shattered Wings. To celebrate, and in anticipation of my forthcoming review of the book, I’m very pleased to welcome Aliette to Reader Dad. She has very […]

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THE COPPER PROMISE by Jen Williams

THE COPPER PROMISE Jen Williams (sennydreadful.co.uk) Headline (www.headline.co.uk) £13.99 For the fifth title in the Hodderscape Review Project, we move into the realms of fantasy with the debut novel from Jen Williams, The Copper Promise, released this month by Headline. Don’t forget to check in to the Review Project site to find out what my […]

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FORTRESS FRONTIER by Myke Cole

FORTRESS FRONTER (SHADOW OPS: Book Two) Myke Cole (mykecole.com) Headline (www.headline.co.uk) £7.99 Colonel Alan Bookbinder, a Pentagon-based paper-pusher, wakes from a nightmare to the feeling that he is drowning. Before the day is out, it is clear that Colonel Bookbinder has come up Latent, though he has not yet Manifested any particular powers. Surrendering himself […]

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CONTROL POINT by Myke Cole

CONTROL POINT (SHADOW OPS: Book One) Myke Cole (mykecole.com) Headline (www.headline.co.uk) £7.99 In the aftermath of the Great Reawakening, the world is a different place. Magic has returned, and people across the globe are turning up Latent, Manifesting in any one of a handful of schools of magic. Those who Manifest in the legal schools […]

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