Book Series :: Legends of the Raven

Legends of the Raven — #1

Elfsorrow

Posted: November 29, 2010 by Steven in Books We Love Meta: James Barclay, Heroic Fantasy
Elfsorrow

There is something oddly comforting about reading a James Barclay novel. It’s like when the holidays roll around and the smells of good, home-cooked meals automatically make you relax and enjoy the day a tad more than usual. ELFSORROW (Amazon) fits this role perfectly.
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Legends of the Raven — #2

Shadowheart

Posted: December 16, 2010 by Steven in Books We Love Meta: James Barclay, Heroic Fantasy
Shadowheart

We get asked all the time who our favorite authors are. Two years ago the answers would have been absurdly simple, but we read a lot more novels these days. A WHOLE lot more. As a result, who we consider our favorites tends to shift and slide. Barely more than a year ago we hadn’t yet read anything by James Barclay. Now with each novel of his that we read, he solidifies himself as one of our favorite authors.
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Legends of the Raven — #3

Demonstorm

Posted: May 23, 2011 by Steven in Books We Love Meta: James Barclay, Heroic Fantasy
Demonstorm

How do you end a series? We’re sure this is a question every author asks at some point during a career. We’ve read quite a few series from start to finish, and have decided that writing that satisfying ending and conclusion must be the hardest thing to do. Why? We chalk it up to expectations. This can be crippling to the final book in a series, especially when the series has been SO good.
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Legends of the Raven — #4

Ravensoul

Posted: September 14, 2011 by Steven in Books We Love Meta: James Barclay, Fantasy
Ravensoul

DEMONSTORM (EBR Review) was the end of the Legends of the Raven series. Main characters died horrible and glorious deaths. As readers we all shed a collective tear (or twenty) at the sacrifices the characters made. But then James Barclay wrote another end to the series with RAVENSOUL (Amazon). I mean, really, what’s a guy to think? There wasn’t really any room to add onto this story. It was done.

Or so I thought.
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