THE TOME OF THE UNDERGATES has been recovered, and the gates of hell remain closed. Lenk and his five companions set sail to bring the accursed relic away from the demonic reach of Ulbecetonth, the Kraken Queen. But after weeks at sea, tensions amidst the adventurers are rising. Their troubles are only beginning when their ship crashes upon an island made of the bones left behind from a war long dead.
BLACK HALO is the second novel from the breakout fantasy sensation, Sam Sykes. Don’t miss this title from the author praised by John Scalzi, who said, “I do not wish Sam Sykes dead.” Oh, and when you buy your copy of BLACK HALO, please contact Sam on his website and tell him Adventures in Scifi Publishing sent you!
New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine joins us to discuss THE MORGANVILLE VAMPIRE series, the WEATHER WARDEN series, writing one of the first Fandemonium STARGATE SG-1 novels, creating her own flavor of vampires, her writing schedule, writing with a day job, building music playlists for her novels, writing under various pen names, and reinventing herself.
- The boys discuss A DANCE WITH DRAGONS and compare some of the critic reaction with some of the fan reaction. Please note, we all love GRRM! We are only commenting on some of the general trends we saw in the reviews. Some of the opinions expressed are not our own. (I know we’re going to get hate mail for this discussion, so I’m trying to head it off at the pass, as it were.)
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