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I was born in the vicinity of Hadrian's Wall so perhaps a bit of history rubbed off. Ancient history obviously, and border history, right on the edge of the Empire. I always preferred the Dark Ages anyway; there’s so much more room for imagination when people aren’t writing down every last detail. So my idea of a good fantasy novel involved dirt and leather, not shining plate armour and Hollywood-medieval manners. The same applies to my sci-fi, really; I prefer gritty over shiny.

Oddly, then, one of the first fantasy novels I remember reading was The Dark Is Rising, by Susan Cooper (later made into a terrible juvenile movie). These days we would call Cooper’s series Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy and looking back on it, it influenced me a...more


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After that... well, there's the secret behind Cygnus' powers to uncover, and there's some hanging plot set up to make that process messy. I could go all sorts of places with the series. It's difficult to pick one. One of the joys of superhero fiction is that more or less anything goes. Aliens, magic, romance, tragedy... You can pretty much tell any story you want.(less)
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Iori I'm happy that you took into consideration my recommandation about Thomas Deprima's Series Galaxy Unknow. I hope that you'll like Jenetta's adventures.


Hazel G. (I ♥ Mr. Grey) *Craves the Angst Reviews* . Hello Niall.. thanks for the friend request.. always happy to make new friends.. Im looking forward to reading your book, Demons Moon for my R2R. Good luck and happy success!


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