Stephan van Velzen

Stephan van Velzen
A 31 year-old Communications student, Stephan loves publicity and design, particularly web design. When he’s not designing websites, he can be found in a comfy chair reading a fantasy book. In The Ranting Dragon, he has found a way to combine these passions and discover a new love for writing to boot. Stephan lives in a small town in The Netherlands with his wife Rebecca, an editor for The Ranting Dragon, and their two cats.

New Spring by Robert Jordan

New Spring was first written in 1998 as a short story in the anthology Legends: Stories By The Masters of Modern Fantasy, and later expanded into a short novel. Published in 2004, New Spring was intended to be the first novel of …

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Thrall by Steven Shrewsbury

Thrall is a stand-alone novel – for now, at least – by Steven Shrewsbury. It is a heroic fantasy in a dark and gritty setting filled with warriors, armies, blood, gore, some zombies, an undead dragon with the soul of …

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Echo City by Tim Lebbon

“Something’s coming…” That one line summarizes Echo City, a stand-alone novel by Tim Lebbon. This is a work of very dark but slightly epic fantasy that sometimes borders on the horror genre. It is about a huge city called Echo …

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Jo Walton's Among Others

Something completely different from the books I usually talk about in our Anticipation articles is Among Others, a novel by Jo Walton that will be released on January 18 by Tor. This book is set in the 1970’s, and it …

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