Book Review: Ashes of the Tyrant by Erin M. Evans

In the fourth book in the Brimstone Angels series, Erin M. Evans continues to tell the story of her iconic tiefling twins and their struggles within the Forgotten Realms and the gods that influence them. After the war that was the cause of the Sundering, Mehen, the twins’ adopted father, has been called back to his dragonborn clan and his home city. He has been cast out and is considered clanless, and he must confront the leadership not...

Book Review: The Geomancer by Clay and Susan Griffith

The vampire/human stalemate is over, and Adele and her vampire consort Gareth are slowly bringing order to a Britain no longer under vampire rule. A series of bloody murders throughout London has led some to believe that Adele’s geomancy is failing and that the powerful vampire clans might once again return. New power could tilt the balance back in the vampires’ favor, and that mysterious power is using geomancy as well. This deranged human...

Review Round-Up: Oh the Fun You’ll Have!

So, if you’re stumped for fun and want to read what others have to say about some of the offerings we have here at Kobold Press, you can peek at the reviews below and venture forth to learn more—or acquire more games if you wish! Shadows of the Dusk Queen “Shadows of the Dusk Queen is a premium quality module with a unique mood that very much manages to depict a compelling, short trip into a dark forest that actually deserves the...

Book Review: Superposition by David Walton

Jacob Kelly is a physicist, and his focus is on quantum physics. Things go strange when his womanizing coworker shows up at his home spouting nonsense about an alien quantum intelligence—while pointing a gun at Jacob and his family. Things escalate to an absurdly wrong point when this same crazy former coworker is found dead in an underground bunker near the New Jersey Super Collider where both of these men worked—and the time of death is on...

Review Round-Up Time!

Kobold Press has been busy putting out a bunch of fun things for you to play with, and many reviewers are giving us terrific reviews! Take a peek below at our offerings and some choice quotes from reviewers. Also, thanks go out to all the reviewers out there! Let’s start with a look at an adventure, then dive into some Southlands reviews. The Raven’s Call “…a wonderfully detailed story, that is a bit more sandbox than...

Book Review: Forge of Ashes by Josh Vogt

After fighting in the Goblinblood Wars for ten years, the dwarf berserker Akina has returned to her home in the Five Kings Mountains. They say you can never go home, and it is proving true for Akina. Accompanied by her monk friend Ondorum, Akina finds that much has happened in ten years and little of it is good. After entering the gates of her home city, she is assaulted by carved images of herself, which show her to be a hero. While that would...

Book Review: Oathkeeper by: J.F. Lewis

Rae’en has taken her father’s place as the first of the nigh immortal Arn. The Arn are a race created by the Eldrennai (think elf) as warrior-slaves to fight a race of magic resistant lizard-folk called the Zaur. The ascension of Rae’en’s father Kholster to godhood has freed the Arn from their oaths of non-aggression, and Rae’en is looking to pay the Eldrennai for their centuries of enslavement of the Arn. Meanwhile the Eldrennai are at war...

Review: Letters to Lovecraft

H.P. Lovecraft wrote horror stories, and he developed a mythos that has oozed its way into literary and now popular culture. In recent years, with his popularity growing, many of Lovecraft’s foibles have come into a harsh spotlight. As ugly as some of his foibles are, most of his fans don’t share his views. In fact, they are willing to overlook them due to his extraordinary ability to reach into the darkest recesses of his readers’ souls and...

Book Review: Jala’s Mask by Mike and Rachel Grinti

Jala and her people live on the Five-and-One Islands. They are a proud race of raiders who have mastered the art of building magical ships from the reefs that surround and protect their islands. This has been the way of her people for the last two hundred years. But things are about to change. King Azi is looking for a new bride and Jala is on the short list. Jala has been raised to be queen and there is nothing that her father wants more than...

Book Review: The Wraith-Bearing Tree by James Enge (A Tournament of Shadows, Book 2)

Fate and Chaos are fighting again. These two mysterious powers have decided to go on a killing spree, and their chosen victims are the little gods that permeate the land of Kaen. The people of the Wardlands, just across the Narrow Sea, fear that this wave of deicide could be the precursor to a Kaenian invasion of their country. With this in mind and a little internal treachery, Vocates Aloe Oaij and Morlock Ambrosius are dispatched to Kaen to...

Book Review: Falling Sky by Rajan Khanna

A disease turned most of the world’s human population into ferals two generations ago. Most of the folks who survived took to the skies to get away from the highly contagious bug. They have taken to the air in dirigibles and airships, but, like all birds, occasionally they must land to forage for supplies and when they do the threat of ferals is omnipresent. Ben Gold inherited his ship from his stoic and practical father who taught him how to...

Book Review: The Lady (Marakand #2) by K.V. Johansen

Ahjvar the Leopard, the cursed and undying assassin, has been captured. Well, actually, he is possessed by a ghost that gains power from death, and the capturing part came from the Lady of Marakand. He has been enslaved by her fell powers and, through the dark art of necromancy, has become the captain of her elite, undead red masks. His sidekick/shieldbearer/groom/caretaker Ghu is trying to free his friend and former master Ahjvar. Ghu has the...

Book Review: Fire in the Blood by Erin Evans

The Sundering is a world-changing event that is ushering in the newest edition of the iconic Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. The activities surrounding this move by Shar, goddess of loss and secrets (amongst other things), were captured in a book series aptly named The Sundering. One of those books was written by Erin Evans and featured her two iconic tiefling twins, their dragonborn adoptive father, and several love interests and some...

Book Review: Sword of the Bright Lady by M.C. Planck

Christopher Sinclair is a normal mechanical engineer who lives in Arizona. He has dogs and is married. About the only thing about Christopher that is really unique is his love of the ancient art of Kendo. One evening he takes his dogs for a walk and never returns. He awakens in a strange world that is in the throws of a severe winter storm under a night sky that is not the one he knew on Earth. He stumbles into a small village and collapses on...

Book Review: Covenant’s End by Ari Marmell

Widdershins is a renowned thief who has her own personal god named Olgun. Olgun lives inside Widdershins (or Shins, as she is known by her friends). He lends Shins portions of his limited powers, and these loans allow her to perform tasks that would be far beyond a mundane person. Shins has decided to return to her home city after spending an adventure-filled year away. They say you can never go home, and, sadly for Shins, this is true. Not...


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