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[SFFWRTCHT] A Chat with Author & RPG Designer Bruce R. Cordell

Bruce R. Cordell enjoyed six years of biotech research while pursuing his biology degree, and for three years after achieving it.  But ultimately, it was the call of fantastic which captured his heart. Bruce is the author of many books, including Plague of Spells, City of Torment, Key of Stars and Lady of Poison. He …

Book Review: Sword of the Gods by Bruce Cordell

Genre: Heroic Fantasy, Shared World Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Publication Date: April 5, 2011 ISBN-10: 0786957395 ISBN-13: 978-0786957392 Author Website: Bruce Cordell Would you want to wake up on a strange altar in the middle of nowhere, not knowing who you were or why a minor demon is gnawing on you? I certainly wouldn’t, but …

Book Review: Sandstorm by Christopher Rowe

Genre: Forgotten Realms, Heroic Fantasy, Shared World Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Publication Date: March 1, 2011 ISBN-10: 0786957425 ISBN-13: 978-0786957422 Author Website: Christopher Rowe Circuses, elementals, spies, djinn, and slave trading are just a few of the elements found in Hugo, Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon award finalist Christopher Rowe’s debut novel. Set in the vast …

Book Review: The Spirit Thief by Rachel Aaron

Genre: Sword and Sorcery, Heroic Fantasy Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Orbit Publication Date: September 28, 2010 ISBN-10: 0316069051 ISBN-13: 978-031606905 Author Website: Rachel Aaron Eli Monpress is a thief with one goal in life: to have his bounty reach a million gold. In a world where one third of that is a kingdom’s entire income, this is a significant …