K. J. Parker (Tom Holt)'s new novel is something of the reverse of the Engineer trilogy -- this time, we have an outcast engineer in a medieval-style world defending against a siege, making do with what he has and manipulating people as though they were gears in a machine. [more inside]
All Malcolm Fisher did was run over a badger. Unfortunately the badger turned out to be Ingolf, last of the giants. With his dying breath he reluctantly gave Malcolm two gifts of power and made him ruler of the world.
When books launched originally I suggested a Douglas Adams based group, and in the recent thread oneswellfoop went further and suggested a Silly Science Fiction Fantasy Group. Who's interested? [more inside]