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Tag: vic james

5 Star, Fantasy


Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. State Detective Maggie…


Bright Ruin

Bright Ruin is the final instalment in the Dark Gifts trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. If you’d like an idea of what they are about, read my review of Gilded Cage or this interview with Vic James. Fear…


Tarnished City

In Gilded Cage, Vic James created an alternate Britain ruled by a magical elite, who use the Unskilled as slaves, portraying a broken political system and class divides. Check out my interview with her if you haven’t started the series yet. Tarnished City picks up…


Q+A with Vic James

Today I’m excited to welcome Vic James to the blog. I reviewed Gilded Cage earlier this month and was eager to hear about how it came to be. Read on to find out more… How would you describe Gilded Cage in 140 characters or less?…


Gilded Cage

The Hadleys are due to start their slavedays, ten years of servitude to the Equals who run the country. The local slave town of Millmoor is little more than a prison but there is one alternative. Young Abi sacrifices her place at medical school and…