Modesitt continues his bestselling Saga of Recluce with the twenty-first book in this bestselling epic fantasy series.
Once again, prejudices against the use of chaos magic force Beltur and his companions to flee their refuge in Axalt. The rulers of nearby Montgren have offered them sanctuary and the opportunity to become the Councilors of the run-down and disintegrating town of Haven.
Montegren lacks any mages — white or black — making this seem like the perfect opportunity to start again.
However, Beltur and the others must reinstitute law and order, rebuilt parts of the town, deal with brigands — and thwart an invading army.
Joshua Palmatier is an American fantasy author, who has written the Throne of Amenkor trilogy.
Risingshadow.net has had the honour of interviewing Joshua Palmatier.
AN INTERVIEW WITH JOSHUA PALMATIER
Beth Bernobich's Ars Memoriae was published by PS Publishing in October. Ars Memoriae is an alternate history novella. Here's Risingshadow.net's review of this novella.
A REVIEW OF BETH BERNOBICH'S ARS MEMORIAE
The 2009 World Fantasy Award winners are:
Terry Lamsley's R.I.P. and Rio Youers' Old Man Scratch were published in September. Both novellas are horror stories. Risingshadow.net has had an opportunity to read them, so here's our review of them.
A REVIEW OF TWO HORROR NOVELLAS
The winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2009 are:
Best Novel (The August Derleth Fantasy Award)
Memoirs of a Master Forger, by William Heaney, aka Graham Joyce (Gollancz)
The Reach of Children, by Tim Lebbon (Humdrumming)