More on The Doom of Kings

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

Oops — actually a few day old now, but fellow Eberron writer Jeff LaSala, author of The Darkwood Mask, has been reading The Doom of Kings and posted an early review on his blog at If you read the book and say something (hopefully good!) about it on your blog, let me know so […]

Positive comments from the Beezer Review

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Anyone interested in thoughtful, critical reviews of fantasy novels should check out The Beezer Review — the host, BeezerMN, is both thorough and constructive. You should also go visit his site because he’s just reviewed The Doom of Kings and given it a coveted 5 out of 5 stars! Check out the review here.

Reviewed and Interviewed!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

“Bassingthwaite skillfully balances the high adventure common to the Dungeons and Dragons novels with some tender and believable character moments.” The first review is in for The Doom of Kings — a little in advance of the August 5 pub date, but that’s okay! McNally Robinson Booksellers, a fine Canadian chain, has posted the review plus an interview […]

Flying in the face of prevailing opinion

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

I saw Wanted the other night. The reviews were good, the trailer looked decent, the movie looked decent, I’m a fan of James McAvoy, I’m a fan of action movies — how could I go wrong? I hated it. It’s not that it wasn’t stylish and it’s not that the actors weren’t good (it always […]