The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley Epic fantasy has been heavily stocked over the years with some powerhouse writers — Jordan, Erikson, Wurts, Rothfuss and Martin have been the standard bearers of this genre of fantasy. It’s a pretty challenging genre to break into, but after reading the first book of the CHRONICLE OF THE […]Read More
SFF Author: Brian Staveley
The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley I have to admit, I groaned a little bit upon opening the envelope with my ARC of Brian Staveley’s The Providence of Fire. “Six hundred pages? Really, man?” might have slipped out as well. I liked the first in the series (The Emperor’s Blades) though I thought it […]Read More
Bill Capossere´s rating: 4.5 | Brian Staveley | SFF Reviews | | 1 comment |
The Last Mortal Bond by Brian Staveley I had a mixed response to the first book in Brian Staveley‘s trilogy, The Emperor’s Blades, but thought book two, Providence of Fire, was a big improvement, boding well for the future of the series. That optimism was borne out, as the final book, The Last Mortal Bond, […]Read More
Bill Capossere´s rating: 4 | Brian Staveley | SFF Reviews | | 2 comments |
Skullsworn by Brian Staveley I had a so-so reaction to The Emperor’s Blades, the first book in Brian Staveley’s CHRONICLE OF THE UNHEWN THRONE trilogy, but he completely won me over with the second book, The Providence of Fire, and then brought me happily home with book three The Last Mortal Bond. So I was excited […]Read More
Bill Capossere and Jana Nyman´s rating: 4 | Brian Staveley | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
The Empire’s Ruin by Brian Staveley The Empire’s Ruin (2021) kicks off a new series in Brian Staveley’s universe first introduced in his CHRONICLES OF THE UNHEWN THRONE trilogy and then expanded upon via the standalone novel, Skullsworn. The new series, ASHES OF THE UNHEWN THRONE, is a direct sequel to the earlier trilogy, and […]Read More
Bill Capossere´s rating: 4 | Brian Staveley | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
Welcome to Brian Staveley, who’s on a blog tour for his second book, The Providence of Fire which I am greatly enjoying at this very moment. It’s outstanding! (I loved the first book, too.) Fittingly, he’s here to talk about the challenge of writing a sequel to a successful debut, and to ask you about […]Read More
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