A war between Scientists and Magicians nearly destroyed the world and the last of mankind is now holed up in magically/technologically protected cities.
If you died out there in the wilderness of a battlefield, been hollowed out and possessed by a vengeful spirit, then you might have a different perspective on things.
Or results would not qualify as a scientific survey and our sample size was less than 100 people, but the results are quite stark. Women are far more likely to think the world would be better if access to magic were commonplace. So, what happened? A few years back Geek Native gave a copy of […]
The Relic Guild is the first novel from Edward Cox for a fantasy series where magic started an awful war, is now banned but is needed to save us. The original pecking order seems to go Thaumaturgists at the top, to Aelfir and then to humankind. The Aelfir Houses rule countless realms. The Labyrinth, home […]
Last year we posted a fee audio clip from Edward Cox’s The Relic Guild and now you’ve a chance to win a copy of the book. Cox’s debut novel follows Clara as she tries to stay alive, keeping her magical abilities hidden, in a dangerous city where the use of magic is punishable by death. […]
http://soundcloud.com/orionbooks/the-chase-continues-listen-to-a-clip-from-edward-coxs-the-relic-guild-read-by-imogen-church/s-ZBBgG This audiobook clip comes from Edward Cox’s The Relic Guild. Young Clara struggles to survive in a dangerous and dysfunctional city, where eyes are keen, nights are long, and the use of magic is punishable by death. She hides in the shadows, fearful that someone will discover she is touched by magic. She knows […]
In the ecommerce world there is a tactic called dynamic pricing. If a large bookseller, for example, has a clever algorithm that knows you’ll rush to buy the next Game of Thrones book when it comes out then it’ll edge up the price of the hardback and let you know it’s there. Equally, if the […]