Emma Davis profile

Place of birth: Cambridge
Now living: Peterborough

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Emma Davis's 59 reviews

Widow's Welcome

by DK Fields

Dead bodies aren't unusual in the alleyways of Fenest, capital of the Union of Realms. Especially not in an election year, when the streets swell with crowds from near [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2019

Score: 0

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Shadow of a Dead God

by Patrick Samphire

A dead god. A brutal murder. A second-rate mage. It was only supposed to be one little job - a simple curse-breaking for Mennik Thorn to pay back a favour to his oldest fri [...]

Series: Mennik Thorn: Book 1
Published: 2020

Score: 78

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Peace Talks

by Jim Butcher

When the Supernatural nations of the world meet up to negotiate an end to ongoing hostilities, Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, joins the White Counci [...]

Series: The Dresden Files: Book 16
Published: 2020

Score: 88

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Chaos Vector

by Megan E O Keefe

Sanda and Tomas are fleeing for their lives after letting the most dangerous smartship in the universe run free. Now, unsure of who to trust, Sanda knows only one thing for [...]

Series: The Protectorate #2
Published: 2020

Score: 88

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Rise Against

by Hailey Edwards

Luce has come, literally, through hell, and now she's trying to pick up the pieces. Earth is getting ready for the war to end all wars: it's angels vs demons and Lu [...]

Series: The Foundling Series #4
Published: 2019

Score: 92

Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Incendiary

by Zoraida Cordova

When the royal family of Selvina sets out to destroy magic through a grand and terrible inquisition, magic warrior-thief Renata - trained in the art of stealing memories-se [...]

Series: Hollow Crown: Book 1
Published: 2020

Score: 78

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Books and Bone

by Victoria Corva

The others believe in blood and bone. Ree believes in books.She manages the libraries and draws maps for the denizens of her hometown, a secret society of necromance [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2019

Score: -2

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Devolution

by Max Brooks

As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined . . . until now. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2020

Score: 0

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Midnight Lie

by Marie Rutkoski

Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society's pleasures are reserved for the High Kith. Life in the Ward is grim and punishing. People of her [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2020

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blight Marked

by Josh Erikson

Gabe escaped the Ether with the ultimate prize, and he thought that meant he was done with deadly cosmic games. But the nightmares infesting his life have different plans, [...]

Series: Ethereal Earth #3
Published: 2020

Score: 94

Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Time of Courage

by John Gwynne

Heroes shall rise and fall, the earth shall be stained red, and the fate of the Banished Lands will be decided once and for all in A Time of Courage, the final book in [...]

Series: Of Blood and Bone #3
Published: 2020

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Ninth House

by Leigh Bardugo

Galaxy 'Alex' Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale's freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school earl [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2019

Score: 96

Our rating: 9.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Wrath of Storms

by Steven McKinnon

A girl with terrifying powers. An assassin battling his bloodlust. And an ancient evil stirring…Serena’s fearsome power is growing stro [...]

Series: The Raincatcher\'s Ballad #2
Published: 2019

Score: 94

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Wolf's Call

by Anthony Ryan

VAELIN AL SORNA RETURNSAnthony Ryan's debut novel Blood Song—the first book of the Raven's Shadow series—took the fantasy world by stor [...]

Series: Raven\'s Blade #1
Published: 2019

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Jade War

by Fonda Lee

On the island of Kekon, the Kaul family is locked in a violent feud for control of the capital city and the supply of magical jade that endows trained Green Bone warriors w [...]

Series: The Green Bone Saga #2
Published: 2019

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Little Hatred

by Joe Abercrombie

War. Politics. Revolution. The Age of Madness has arrived... The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep a [...]

Series: The Age of Madness: Book 1
Published: 2019

Score: 96

Our rating: 9.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Ruthless Magic

by Megan Crewe

In the contest to keep their magic, the only options may be die... or kill.Each year, the North American Confederation of Mages assesses every [...]

Series: Conspiracy of Magic #1
Published: 2018

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Sowing

by Angie Grigaliunas

Top 10 finalist in Mark Lawrence's SPFBO 2018They can take your house, your daughter, whatever they want.For Ariliah, life unde [...]

Series: The Purification Era #1
Published: 2016

Score: 45

Our rating: 4.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Velocity Weapon

by Megan E O Keefe

Dazzling space battles, intergalactic politics, and rogue AI collide in Velocity Weapon, the first book in this epic space opera by award-winning author Megan [...]

Series: The Protectorate #1
Published: 2019

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Gods of Men

by Barbara Kloss

Top 10 Finalist in Mark Lawrence's SPFBO 2018Sable hated the gods. She hated what men did in their name. Magic is forbidden thr [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2018

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Priest of Lies

by Peter McLean

Tomas Piety has been many things: soldier, priest, gangster...and spy. As Tomas's power grows, the nobility better watch their backs, in this dark and gritty epic fanta [...]

Series: War for the Rose Throne #2
Published: 2019

Score: 91

Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Light Brigade

by Kameron Hurley

From the Hugo Award­­–winning author of The Stars Are Legion comes a brand-new science fiction thriller about a futuristic war during which soldiers [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2019

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Poison Song

by Jen Williams

From British Fantasy Award-winning author, Jen Williams, comes the electrifying conclusion to the Winnowing Flame trilogy. Exhilarating epic fantasy for fans of Robin Hobb. [...]

Series: The Winnowing Flame Trilogy #3
Published: 2019

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Fate Lashed

by Josh Erikson

Some heroes are born, some are made, and some are willing to fake it for the right pay.Gabe abandoned life as a conman after the disasters in Lincoln, and he ma [...]

Series: Ethereal Earth #2
Published: 2019

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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By Raven's Call

by J A Devenport

Faced with increasing pressure from rebels, the tyrant king of Dargenn must force a war with the rival nation of Relan to unite the country behind him. To help create chaos [...]

Series: The Blackwing Cycle #1
Published: 2018

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Grim Solace

by Ben Galley

Nothing is certain in Araxes. Not even death.Stolen from the widow’s clutches, master thief and ghost Caltro Basalt must learn new ways to survive the cut [...]

Series: Chasing Graves #2
Published: 2019

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Holy Sister

by Mark Lawrence

Nona Grey’s story reaches its shattering conclusion in the third instalment of Book of the Ancestor.THEY CAME AGAINST HER AS A CHILD. NOW THEY FACE THE WOMAN. [...]

Series: Book of the Ancestor #3
Published: 2019

Score: 96

Our rating: 9.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Sworn to the Night

by Craig Schaefer

Marie Reinhart is an NYPD detective on the trail of a serial killer. When she sleeps, though, she dreams of other lives; she dreams of being a knight, in strange wars and s [...]

Series: The Wisdom\'s Grave Trilogy #1
Published: 2018

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Time of Blood

by John Gwynne

Defy the darkness. Defend the light.At the battle of Starstone Lake, Drem and his friends witnessed horrors they’ll never forget. They saw magic warping men in [...]

Series: Of Blood and Bone #2
Published: 2019

Score: 77

Our rating: 8.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Ruin of Kings

by Jenn Lyons

There are the old stories. And then there’s what actually happens.Kihrin is a bastard orphan who grew upon storybook tales of long-lost princes and grand quest [...]

Series: A Chorus of Dragons #1
Published: 2019

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.6 | 3 positive reader reviews

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Dark Touch

by Elle Lewis

Sloan left home a year ago, hoping to escape her past.One night, a chance encounter will change her life forever. Sloan crosses paths with a dangerous being. He is an [...]

Series: Glass Star Trilogy #1
Published: 2018

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Gutter Prayer

by Gareth Hanrahan

A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. [...]

Series: The Black Iron Legacy #1
Published: 2019

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Lore of Prometheus

by Graham Austin King

John Carver has three rules: Don't drink in the daytime, don't gamble when the luck has gone, and don't talk to the dead people who come to visit.  [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2018

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Death Knell

by Hailey Edwards

Luce is back in the third book of The Foundling, the bestselling fantasy series perfect for fans of Shannon Mayer, Jenn Stark and the Sookie Stackhouse novelsWa [...]

Series: The Foundling Series #3
Published: 2018

Score: 78

Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Behind the Vale

by Brian D Anderson

Thousands of years after the war of the ancients, a single bastion of human life survives - The Vale. And at its core the magnificent city of Troi. Here the mana flows from [...]

Series: The Vale #1
Published: 2018

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Servant of the Underworld

by Aliette de Bodard

The first book in the critically acclaimed Obsidian and Blood trilogy:Year One-Knife, Tenochtitlan the capital of the Aztecs. Human sacrifice and the magic of t [...]

Series: Obsidian and Blood #1
Published: 2016

Score: 68

Our rating: 6.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Thin Air

by Richard K Morgan

An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction novel Altered Carbon, now an exciting new series [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2018

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Chasing Graves

by Ben Galley

Meet Caltro Basalt. He’s a master locksmith, a selfish bastard, and as of his first night in Araxes, stone cold dead.They call it the City of Countless So [...]

Series: Chasing Graves #1
Published: 2018

Score: 73

Our rating: 7.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Second Collected Tales of Bauchelain & Korbal Broach

by Steven Erikson

The necromancers Bauchelain and Korbal Broach - scourges of civilization, raisers of the dead, reapers of the souls of the living, devourers of hope, betrayers of faith, sl [...]

Series: A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen
Published: 2018

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Foundryside

by Robert Jackson Bennett

In a city that runs on industrialized magic, a secret war will be fought to overwrite reality itself--the first in a dazzling new fantasy series from City of Stairs&nb [...]

Series: Founders #1
Published: 2018

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.8 | 1 positive reader reviews

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War Criminals

by Gavin G Smith

It was the kind of dirty, violent work the Bastards were made for. Protect a bunch of colonists in the Epsilon Eridani system, whose moon had become a war zone as megacorp- [...]

Series: The Bastard Legion #3
Published: 2018

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Cold Iron

by Miles Cameron

Aranthur is a student. He showed a little magical talent, is studying at the local academy, and is nothing particularly special. Others are smarter. Others are more talente [...]

Series: Masters & Mages #1
Published: 2018

Score: 67

Our rating: 6.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Revenant Winds

by Mitchell Hogan

As a secret cabal schemes to awaken an evil thought defeated millennia ago, the lives of three unlikely heroes are fated to converge:Aldric, a veteran priest an [...]

Series: The Tainted Cabal #1
Published: 2017

Score: 79

Our rating: 7.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Magic Triumphs

by Ilona Andrews

Mercenary Kate Daniels must risk all to protect everything she holds dear in this epic, can't-miss entry in the thrilling #1 New York Times bestselling urban [...]

Series: Kate Daniels #10
Published: 2018

Score: 99

Our rating: 9.8 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Mage Team

by David J Normoyle

A power-hungry necromancer is seeking a world-ending artifact. Only the mage team can stop him—that is if they don't kill each other first.Slate Black [...]

Series: Dragongods Saga #1
Published: 0000

Score: 65

Our rating: 6.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Empire of Sand

by Tasha Suri

The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr is the illegitimate d [...]

Series: The Books of Ambha #1
Published: 2018

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Symphony of the Wind

by Steven McKinnon

A bounty hunter with a death wish. An orphan with her head in the clouds. A conspiracy with the power to bring down a kingdom.Serena dreams of leaving her harsh dese [...]

Series: The Raincatcher\'s Ballad #1
Published: 2018

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Hero Forged

by Josh Erikson

Gabe thought he had covered all the angles, but it’s tough to plan a contingency for accidentally trapping an evil god in your brain.Gabriel Delling might [...]

Series: Ethereal Earth #1
Published: 2018

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.3 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Friendly Fire

by Gavin G Smith

In FRIENDLY FIRE, the Bastard Legion are hired to pull off a daring power-armoured heist of propriety tech. Getting the tech will be hard. Getting off the [...]

Series: The Bastard Legion #2
Published: 2018

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Marked

by Benedict Jacka

Alex Verus is tracking down dangerous magical items unleashed into the world by Dark Mages - however, when the Light Council decide they need his help in negotiating with t [...]

Series: Alex Verus series: Book 9
Published: 2018

Score: 65

Our rating: 6.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Ember Blade

by Chris Wooding

A land under occupation. A legendary sword. A young man’s journey to find his destiny.Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He’s never questione [...]

Series: The Darkwater Legacy #1
Published: 2018

Score: 96

Our rating: 9.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Book of M

by Peng Shepherd

A vivid, touching and original debut, following the effects of an extraordinary catastrophe on very ordinary people.In the middle of a market in India, a man’s [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2018

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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CIty of Lies

by Sam Hawke

I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me... Outwardly, Jovan is the lifelong friend of the Chancellor’s charming, irresponsible Heir [...]

Series: Poison Wars #1
Published: 2018

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Iron and Magic

by Ilona Andrews

Hugh d’Ambray, Preceptor of the Iron Dogs, Warlord of the Builder of Towers, served only one man. Now his immortal, nearly omnipotent master has cast him aside. Hugh [...]

Series: The Iron Covenant #1
Published: 2018

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Redemption's Blade

by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Ten years ago, the Kinslayer returned from the darkness. His brutal Yorughan armies issued from the pits of the earth, crushing all resistance, leaving burnt earth and corr [...]

Series: After the War #1
Published: 2018

Score: 55

Our rating: 5.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Bone Driven

by Hailey Edwards

The bayou is burning, the battle is just beginning - and Luce Boudreau is smack in the middle of no-man's land . . .Life as a cop in Canton Town, Mississippi, is [...]

Series: The Foundling Series #2
Published: 2018

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Wolf

by Leo Carew

The Wolf is a thrilling, savagely visceral, politically nuanced, and unexpectedly wry exploration of power - and how far one will go to defend it. Violence [...]

Series: Under The Northern Sky #1
Published: 2018

Score: 40

Our rating: 4.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Grey Sister

by Mark Lawrence

In Mystic Class Nona Grey begins to learn the secrets of the universe. But so often even the deepest truths just make our choices harder. Before she leaves the Convent of S [...]

Series: Book of the Ancestor #2
Published: 2018

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Priest of Bones

by Peter McLean

'Sixty-five thousand battle-shocked, trained killers came home to no jobs, no food and the plague. What did Her Majesty think was going to happen?'Tomas [...]

Series: War for the Rose Throne #1
Published: 2018

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.7 | 1 positive reader reviews

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