Tag Archives: The Relentless Reader

Review: The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton

Peter F. Hamilton ★★★★ Del Rey Spectra, 2014. Revolutions are such messy things. Just look at Syria. Or Egypt. Or Libya… Or Peter F. Hamilton’s new space opera, The Abyss Beyond Dreams. The latest entry into his acclaimed “Commonwealth” universe, … Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Defiles by Richard K. Morgan

Richard K. Morgan  ★★★★ Del Rey, 2014. The “Land Fit for Heroes” trilogy comes to a thrilling conclusion with The Dark Defiles. The anti-heroes of the dark fantasy series face their destinies, their pasts and the machinations of Gods, Demons … Continue reading

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Review: The Cold Commands by Richard K. Morgan

Richard K. Morgan ★★★★ Del Rey, 2011. I really don’t know what to make of this series. I’m enjoying them,  a lot in the case of The Cold Commands. But I feel like I’m missing something. Richard K. Morgan’s “Land Fit for … Continue reading

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Retro Review: The Way of Kings – By Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson ★★★★ Tor, 2010. With Apple and Amazon currently offering free copies of The Way of Kings, the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s ambitious “Stormlight Archive”, I thought it would be a good time to revisit this sprawling fantasy. … Continue reading

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Review: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer ★★★★★ FSG Originals, 2014. So this is how the series ends. Not with a bang, but a whisper. Acceptance, the stunning finale to Jeff VanderMeer’s “Southern Reach” trilogy doesn’t so much bring closure to the story, as it … Continue reading

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