The Cover Competition for SPFBO4: Tough Choices Ahead

Are you a Cover Lover? You will find a group of 30 beautiful books put forward for the cover competition of  Mark Lawrence's Self Published Fantasy Blog Off. Every year sees more and more head-turning covers gracing the books entered into the SPFBO as savvy authors are going for the gold.  Watch this space for an …

Darkest Days Fantasy Bundle

Storybundle is every book lovers dream come true. NAME YOUR PRICE BOOKS?! The Darkest Days Fantasy offer is irresistible. A fantastic way to try a brand new assortment of new indie authors. *The Darkest Days Fantasy Bundle, curated by bestselling author Charlotte E. English: Since time immemorial, humankind has been fascinated with midnight tales of …

Mouse, A Deep and Convoluted Surprise

With Mouse, Richard Ford Burley has created a superb example of well written, engaging, speculative fiction. Edgy, unique, and fresh urban fantasy. Once begun, I couldn’t set it down. I received a copy of Mouse for review and went into this story blind. I hadn’t even read the blurb yet and was completely amazed by how …

The Winner of The Self Published Fantasy Blog Off 2017: Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes!

Mark Lawrence's 2017 contest crowns it's 2017 winner. A contest with no prize? Hardly. Without much besides bragging rights, the SPFBO has begun to create attention in the right places and it's just going to keep growing. Those bragging rights carry a bit more weight with every consecutive year of competition. We have been seeing …

We Ride the Storm

Devin Madson is writing award-winning fantasy from the land down under.   My first foray into the work of Devin Madson was quite rewarding. Character driven information, succinct world building, and well done pacing. Intrigue and action are balanced throughout with vividly written characters bringing it to life. It’s dark and bloody, with the Kisian …

The Heart of Stone

“This creature softened my heart of stone. She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.”                       ~ Joseph Stalin This quote is indicative of the protagonist in this book, and the feelings he did not want to possess because of the pain …