Those of you who loved Ultima Online and the works of Richard Garriot will want to check out The Sword of Midras, a novel that ties into the upcoming Shroud of Avatar game, likely giving us an early taste of it.
This week we tackle the latest entry in our favorite thief and talking sword buddies adventure series. It’s Liar’s Bargain, Book Three of the Rodrick series. Tim Pratt has crafted another great read with an interesting world populated by wonderful characters, and we aren’t lying!
Definitely a must read for fantasy fans, Pathfinder Tales: Liar’s Island continues the man-and-sword buddy-cop-like Rodrick series by Tim Pratt. This time our infamous duo may have taken on too much in the mysterious kingdom of Jalmeray.
This week we go monster hunting with MEG: Nightstalkers by Steve Alten, a horror novel that might leave you afraid to head into the water after reading. It’s prehistoric horror this week for our literary review.
As the upcoming sequel to Hugo Award Winner Wendy N. Wagner’s Skinwalkers, Michael takes a look at Pathfinder Tales: Starspawn this week. Be ready for pirates and adventure, because even though hero Jendara plots a path of peaceful atonement, it won’t come anytime soon.
If you like the role-playing game Pathfinder, Hellknight is a diverting read and could help provide ideas about creating your own adventures. It also has a lot of twists and turns, and complex relationships, always a good thing.
Novelizations of videogames have been hit or miss, but Cam Rogers’ Quantum Break book grabs readers from the first page and never let’s go until the exciting conclusion. If only all videogame novels were this good.
The role-playing world of Pathfinder is the setting for Pathfinder Tales: Pirates Prophecy, a high-seas adventure novel filled with intrigue, evil plots and gratuitous swashbuckling. Come experience the hiss of foam, the creak of wood and the occasional flap of canvas in this seafaring tale.
Tor Books and Paizo Inc. are proud to present the first part of PATHFINDER TALES: An Adventure, featuring four of Tor’s celebrated authors: Elizabeth Bear, James L. Cambias, Max Gladstone, and Brian Staveley.
Michael continues his look at amazing audiobooks this week with Nightwise, a dark urban fantasy narrated quite well by Bronson Pinchot. Although it might not be everyone’s cup of tea, it does offer a twist in a few areas.