James Asher is the protagonist in a series of historical/urban fantasy novels by American novelist Barbara Hambly. Dr. James Asher is a former spy for Queen Victoria who has retired into private life. In order to save his wife’s life from a vampire named Don Simon, he takes a job hunting vampires. The series is […]
The Sipstrassi universe is a series of historical/heroic fantasy novels by British author David Gemmell. The series is also known as the Stones of Power series, and it actually consists of two mini-series – the Jon Shannow mini-series and the Stones of Power mini-series. The Sipstrassi series is a re-telling of Arthurian legend.
David Gemmell (1948-2006) was an English author of heroic and historical fantasy novels. He is the author of the Drenai Saga and Sipstrassi series. Gemmell began trying to write in the ’70s, but the end result was not quite what he desired. Then, after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, he went back to writing, as […]
The Heirs of Alexandria is a series of alternate history/historical fantasy novels by Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer. The novels are set in Venice during the 1530s. Hypatia of Alexandria was killed for not ascribing to Christian beliefs in her own universe, but in this alternate universe, she has been converted to Christianity […]