Posts that have been tagged with: "Mark Chadbourn"


The Hounds of Avalon

Posted: June 17, 2011 by Writer Dan in Books We Don't Like Tags: Fantasy, Mark Chadbourn

You ever had a bad Snickers bar? I’m not talking about one that’s obviously bad–with flaky, grey chocolate crumbling from the edges because of how old it is. I’m talking about a Snickers bar that looks just like every other one, but when you bite into it you nearly get sick right there because of how bad the peanuts are. Bitter, and pasty, and just…yeah. Those peanuts not only ruin the rest of the sugary goodness of the bar, but they stick in your craw and affect everything you eat for a long time afterward. This book was kinda like one of those.Read the rest of this review »


The Queen of Sinister

Posted: October 4, 2010 by Writer Dan in Books that are Mediocre Tags: Fantasy, Mark Chadbourn

THE QUEEN OF SINISTER is the second book in the Dark Age Trilogy by fantasy author Mark Chadbourn. This trilogy is the second of three that tells of the time when the boundaries between our world and next have run thin and allowed Celtic gods and nightmares of legend to cross over. If you caught my review of THE DEVIL IN GREEN (the first of this trilogy) you’ll probably understand that I was a bit hesitant going into this book. Like a good reviewer though, I dove into it with my eyes and arms open, hoping for some goodness, because I just love you that much. Ah, the things we do for you…Read the rest of this review »


The Devil in Green

Posted: August 27, 2010 by Writer Dan in Books We Don't Like Tags: Fantasy, Mark Chadbourn

I like avocados. A good one will leave you longing for more without much effort. Soft, green flesh, that great nutty flavor, and all it needs is a bit of salt to provide, quite possibly, one of the finest snacks on the planet. Yum. I’m always on the lookout for some good Green.Read the rest of this review »


The Silver Skull

Posted: February 2, 2010 by Alan in Books We Love Tags: Fantasy, Mark Chadbourn

The following review, once you know that it is a Pyr book, will not come as a shock. We have to exercise the utmost of restraint in order to avoid reading through and reviewing all the Pyr books we can, as soon as we can.

THE SILVER SKULL, by Mark Chadbourn, is one of the funnest books we have read. Period. Imagine a James Bond story, but way more awesome, set in an alternate Elizabethan England. This is what you get in this book.Read the rest of this review »