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    Review: The Darkest Dusk by D.W. Ross

    The Darkest Dusk excels in everything Norse fantasy.  The landscape, the characterisation, and the brutal display of humanity is stark and painful.  The sequel to Cold From the North brings us a continuation of the story without negating everything I loved from book one.  The story continues with a rush, like a snowstorm that wants to blind your vision, it disorientates you, it leaves you cold to your very bones and anything can blindside you.  D.W. Ross has honed his skill and you can tell the love and devotion that has gone into creating this sprawling epic Norse fantasy. Book two of the Onyxborn Chronicles, The Darkest Dusk and immediately…

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    Winter’s Fury by A.E. Rayne | Review

    Winter’s Fury…yet another Norse inspired novel that has indeed broken me.  An ending that only has you downloading book two and screaming into the void!  An ending that will only have you yelling the authors name, but without A.E. Rayne’s dastardly writing skills, there would be no Winter’s Fury.  It’s taken me a few days to write this review because I have been on a book hungover, adrenaline intoxicated state.  This is the second Norse -inspired book that I’ve read in under a week and I seriously think I’ve found my fantasy sub-genre niche.  Let’s take a small walk and allow me to show you just why I ended up…

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    Children by Bjørn Larssen | Blog Tour

    Children by Bjørn Larssen is one of those truly once in a lifetime reads.  Whilst reading it felt like all the stars had aligned, every wish I ever had come true, it was the jackpot lottery win.  It has everything.  The striking colour and magic that it promises within, decadent characterisation and prose that is as majestic as a sunset.  This was a blog tour that I couldn’t pass up on matter how snowed under I was writing reviews (you’d think I’d learn).  This is what Norse fiction should be all about and Bjørn Larssen is a master craftsman in it’s art. The word Children instantly brings images into the…