Tag: Nicholas eames

Michael Roberti’s Best Reads of 2023

Wow. 2023 was a year and a half.  This was a year when I finally felt like I could get back to reading after two years spent mostly writing, and boy, the books brought it. Then, Kavin brought me on to post my reviews, and I’ve been amazed by the continuous love of the Silverstones and online book communities. I’m sitting here drinking coffee listening to Dr. Dre’s classic The Chronic 2001, and I just want to get into it.  So, let’s go! Ok, pause, actually. I want to shout out two books that stood head and shoulders above the...

Continue Reading →

Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames

Summary: A stand-alone epic fantasy adventure featuring a band of legendary mercenaries set in the world of Kings of the Wyld from author Nicholas Eames, who has been hailed as "the voice of modern fantasy" by Michael R. Fletcher.  Live fast, die young.  Tam Hashford is tired of working at her local pub, slinging drinks for world-famous mercenaries and listening to the bards sing of adventure and glory in the world beyond her sleepy hometown.  When the biggest mercenary band of all rolls into town, led by the infamous Bloody Rose, Tam jumps at the chance to sign on as...

Continue Reading →

Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

Summary A retired group of legendary mercenaries get the band back together for one last impossible mission in this award-winning debut epic fantasy. Review Wow. If I hadn’t recently read The Book that Wouldn’t Burn, this would have likely been my favorite read of the year so far. What a ride. What a damn ride. Kings of the Wyld is an irreverent send up of tried and true fantasy tropes that doesn’t rest on the laurels of those that came before. Equal parts humorous, adventurous, grim, and emotional, Kings of the Wyld easily settles into that niche the Dungeons and...

Continue Reading →