A Conspiracy of Alchemists, the debut novel for author Liesel Schwarz, won the British Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Best debut novel for 2013. Set in the Belle Époque, the novel is a genre defying blend of steampunk, paranormal romance, and urban fantasy.
The Gunslinger, aka Roland Deschain, has long been the brooding hero among fans of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series. The Gunslinger, first in the 8 book series, finds Roland in the desert of the mysterious Mid-World, pursuing “the man in black.” The narrative jumps between Roland’s quest, memories of his...
There is a lot of great fantasy being written in the land of Oz these days.
For some reason Australian authors have been popping up all over my radar lately. From one of my favorite illustrated series Monster Blood Tattoo, to the Black Magician Trilogy, Australian authors seem to have their thumbs on my fantasy pulse.