Dusk (Tales of Noreela #1) Review

Dusk (Tales of Noreela #1) is a 2006 dark fantasy horror novel written by Tim Lebbon, published by Spectra.  Book one of the Tales of Noreela series, the story follows Kosar the thief who enlist the aid of his ex-lover and Shantasi warrior A’Meer, and their band of unexpected allies as he embarks on a journey to protect a special boy from the dark forces closing in on him. Positives: Great characterization Worldbuilding is impressive Great characters Good, descriptive writing Good story Good character development Brutal and gory violence Negatives:…

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Alien: Out of the Shadows Review

Alien: Out of the Shadows is a 2014 science fiction horror novel written by Tim Lebbon and published by Titan Books.  Set between Alien and Aliens, the book follows a Xenomorph outbreak on the planet LV-178 and the mining vessel in orbit above it. Positives: Good suspense Engaging story Good writing Good action Negatives: Ripley and Ash are unnecessary Lackluster characters Synopsis: The story follows the crew of a deep space mining ship, the Marion, who are led by the ship’s engineer, Chris Hooper, who is forced to take command…

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