Book Review: The Lost Queen

The Lost Queen (The Lost Queen trilogy #1)by Signe PikeHistorical Fantasy527 pagesPublished September, 2018, by Touchstone Though scholars and armchair historians have spent centuries debating the historicity of the stories of King Arthur and his knights, no one has ever nailed down historical figures who can be decisively called 'King Arthur' or 'Merlin' and serve … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Queen

Book Review: The Once and Future Witches

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. HarrowHistorical Fantasy528 pagesExpected publication: October 13, 2020, by Redhook Books, an imprint of Orbit Once upon a time, there were witches. But not anymore. Not since the burnings began and magic was looked upon as a sinful thing. Now, magic is reduced to a thing of charms … Continue reading Book Review: The Once and Future Witches

Book Review: The Haunting of Tram Car 015

The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí Clark Historical Fantasy 144 pages Published February 2019, by Fantasy has long had a history of being influenced by western Europe with its settings, plots, royalty, gender roles, and a host of other story elements. Historical fantasy is not different. It does not take long … Continue reading Book Review: The Haunting of Tram Car 015

Goodreads Monday: Bellman and Black

Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield Historical Fantasy 328 pages Published in November 2013, by Atria/Emily Bestler Books From Goodreads: Bellman & Black is a heart-thumpingly perfect ghost story, beautifully and irresistibly written, its ratcheting tension exquisitely calibrated line by line. Its hero is William Bellman, who, as a boy of 10, killed a shiny … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: Bellman and Black