Category Archives: Stuff

Review: Dave Gross, Lord of Runes (Pathfinder Tales)

Lord of Runes is without question the best piece of tie-in fiction I’ve read. It’s an excellent fantasy novel in its own right. Before I further explore why I think this, let me first address this: if I consider it … Continue reading

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Review: Robin of Sherwood

 Note: this is a minor reworking of a review I originally published on rpg.net in August 2003. Robin of Sherwood is, for many people, the definitive modern version of the Robin Hood legend. Moody, atmospheric, superbly written and acted, with … Continue reading

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Review: Glasshouse, by Charles Stross

I picked up Glasshouse in my local Borders a couple of days ago (yes, we still have Borders here). It was the only Stross they had, but I was overjoyed to find any — I’ve been on the lookout for … Continue reading

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The Shadow Isle

I’m making another stab at reading Katherine’s Kerr’s The Shadow Isle, the penultimate book in her long-running Deverry Saga. I started reading the Deverry books in the late ’80s, and I loved them. They managed to avoid being too Tolkeinesque … Continue reading

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