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Age of Assassins by RJ Barker

I love going to conventions. Not only do you get to indulge in your geekiest loves, you discover so many new things you never encountered before. I discovered RJ Barker at Nine Worlds. When I heard him and – more ...

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Consider Phlebus by Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks is a very well respected and commercially successful writer. While he tends to be more widely known for his literary fiction writing under the name ‘Iain Banks’, he also wrote a number of successful science fiction novels under ...

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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

A pair of elderly Britons, an aged Arthurian knight, a tenacious Saxon warrior, a persecuted child, an ancient wyrm and a strange mist lying across the land: this is the Britain Ishiguro presents to us in The Buried Giant. Booker-winner ...

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Humber Boy B by Ruth Dugdall

Humber Boy B is the latest novel from Ruth Dugdall, who previously won the Debut Dagger award for The Woman before Me. This is my first exposure to the author and I found this a deeply frustrating read. The book ...

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Real Monsters by Liam Brown

The premise of Liam Brown’s debut novel Real Monsters is intriguing, tapping into a general worldwide malaise when it comes to misplaced anger, pointless war, and a widespread fear of this ungraspable ‘terrorism’. A tale in two halves, a soldier ...

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