Books read: Wilson, King, Moyer

Kai Ashante Wilson, The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps. Publishing, 2015. Copy courtesy of

Read for review. It’s a very interesting little piece of sword-and-sorcery, albeit perhaps not entirely to my tastes.

Laurie R. King, Dreaming Spies. Allison & Busby, 2015.

This is more travelogue than mystery. Very good travelogue. Weak on the mystery.

Jaime Lee Moyer, Against A Brightening Sky. Tor, 2015. Copy courtesy of the publisher.

Read for column. Third and last in Moyer’s trilogy, set in early 20th-century San Francisco. Moyer has a compelling touch with characterisation, but many elements of this volume sat ill with me – it’s a little too romantically inclined towards the aristocracy of pre- and post-Great War Europe, and inclines towards Evil Bolsheviks, while not feeling as rooted as I would prefer in the actual tenor of the era (although that may be mere European bias on my part: I don’t know much about America in the years immediately following the Great War).

Anyway. It’s entertaining.