The Best Arthurian Fantasy Fiction Novels Reviewed By BookViral

"Epic battles, fantastical magic, treachery and enigmatic foes...!"

Arthurian Fantasy Fiction Novels

Recommend  for the coveted BookViral Crimson Quill. To make your recommendation simply click on the award badge below..…. 

  • ASIN: ‎ B09B9GQ1R3
  • Publisher: ‎ Mark Howard (July 23, 2021)
  • Publication date: ‎ July 23, 2021
  • Language: ‎ English
  • Print length: ‎ 377 pages
  • Genre:  Arthurian Fantasy Fiction Novels

 

The BookViral Review:

The term epic has become too freely used in respect of Arthurian Fantasy Fiction but in the case of Godfrey’s Crusade it’s more than warranted with Mark Howard delivering the kind of rousing, large-scale adventure that marks the best sword and sorcery epics.

An ambitious debut that’s big on grandiose emotions like heroism, patriotism, treachery and love Howard comfortably avoids the prescriptive travelogue style of narrative that’s sadly come to populate the Arthurian Fantasy Fiction genre. Spinning a narrative that is enthralling and moving, with a host of dynamic characters that will quickly find their place in the hearts and minds of his readers.

Not least of all is Howard’s young protagonist Godfrey, who makes a wonderful lead. Faced with the harsh realities of the changing world about him, he’s level-headed, courageous and intelligent, and Howard gives him room to grow with the evolution of his character making him highly appealing.

The most loved devices of fantasy are to be found within Howard’s tale, but it’s his ability to create an evocatively imagined and immersive fantasy world that makes Godfrey’s Crusade particularly enjoyable. There is rich detail when the plot demands it, but never at the expense of pace, whilst an overarching air of awe prevails throughout.

With all the elements of a genre-pleaser, there are epic battles, fantastical magic, betrayal and enigmatic foes with Howard finding just the right balance of action and emotion while managing to deliver enough suspense and bloodletting to appease gore fans.

Godfrey is the one upon whom destiny calls but characters like Walaric, Madeline, Alvir, and Nera coalesce into a host of powerful auxiliary players who together create a rich tapestry of events that are hard to forget.

As good as the Arthurian Fantasy Fiction genre gets Godfrey’s Crusade proves a powerful start to Howards Griffin Legends series and is a highly recommended five-star read!

Recommended Book Reviews
In The BookViral Spotlight

Book Reviewers For Authors and Publishers

Mynd Adref: Unveiled Reality series

An amalgamation of everything that is universally loved by young adult fantasy readers there’s magic, friendship and adversity whilst every character is wonderfully nuanced with an intriguing back-story that adds to their development.

Read More »
New Legal Thriller Series

Legal Thriller Series

When it’s good, there is no more riveting fiction genre than a legal thriller, and Shaiken’s Automatic Stay is among the best you will read.
As with Shaiken’s “Fresh Start” it’s less about the destination than the journey, where the stakes have become so high that lives and corporations are potentially on the table.

Read More »

Author Publishing Tips & Recommended Book Reviews

Author Publishing Tips
Editorial Team

The Secret Of Viral Book Sales

Why do some books go viral while the vast majority fall flat? You might think it’s about advertising. You might think it’s about having a great book. But are you right?

Read More »

Book Reviews That Readers Trust.

From humble beginnings in 2002 as a book review club BookViral has grown to become the first choice in book reviews for authors around the world and one of the biggest book review sites on the web. BookViral reaches millions of potential readers through best practice SEO and a trusted social media presence ensuring readers get unbiased, critical recommendations they can trust. 

BookViral also offers a full suite of author services, including, book editing services for unpublished and self-published authors, website design and bespoke SEO that help authors get discovered by more potential readers as well as industry influencers, such as publishers, agents and film executives. 

© Copyright 2019 BookViral Reviews. All Rights Reserved.