November 27, 2022


NEPHILIM: A BEHIND BLUE EYES ORIGINS STORY volumes I through III  by Anna Mocikat is a trilogy of prequel novellas for her wildly entertaining BEHIND BLUE EYES series that I've…
the big sheep
November 26, 2022

Review – THE BIG SHEEP by Robert Kroese

“There’s no consensus in the mental health community on how to maintain the sanity of a person whose whole existence is fictional.” THE BIG SHEEP by Robert Kroese is probably…
November 25, 2022

Tour – Wistful Ascending by JCM Berne

What is Wistful Ascending About? The il'Drach have conquered half the galaxy behind the terrifying Powers of their halfbreed children. Half-human Rohan has won free of their control after a…
November 24, 2022

Review – For The Throne by Hannah Whitten

“Monstrousness is a curious thing. In it's barest form, its simplest definition, a monster is merely something different than you think it should be. And who gets to decide what…
November 23, 2022

Monster*ucking and a Dissection of the Genre

What is Monster and How Does He Fuck? *Right of the top if you are not into smut, this is not the page for you. This fantastic podcast by Fiction…
Special editions of The Written and Pale Kingsinterview
November 22, 2022

Real Shit and Book Shit with fantasy author Ben Galley

I had the pleasure of interviewing fantasy author Ben Galley, known for dark fantasy in a variety of flavors, as well as for his jaw-dropping special editions. Links are at…
November 21, 2022

Review: The Pariah (The Covenant of Steel #1) by Anthony Ryan

“All ambition is folly when it fails to be matched by reason.” Synopsis Born into the troubled kingdom of Albermaine, Alwyn Scribe is raised as an outlaw. Quick of wit…
the wood bee queen
November 20, 2022

Review: The Wood Bee Queen by Edward Cox

"All victories come at a price." Rating: 9.0/10 What is The Wood Bee Queen About? Somewhere in England, in a small town called Strange Ground by the Skea, Ebbie Wren…