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David Gemmell Legend Awards: Shortlists & Reviews

The 2013 David Gemmell Legend Awards shortlists are:

Legend Award (Best Novel)

Morningstar Award (Best Debut)

Ravenheart Award (Best Cover)

  • Didier Graffet and Dave Senior, for Red Country by Joe Abercrombie
  • Dominic Harman, for Legion of Shadow by Michael J. Ward
  • Clint Langley, for Besieged by Rowenna Cory Daniells
  • Silas Manhood, for The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks
  • Colin Thomas, for Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff
  • Stephen Youll, for The Black Mausoleum by Stephen Deas

I'll going to try to review as many of the Legend and Morningstar titles as I can over the next few months. Not totally sure of the order yet, as I haven't read everything - how does "vaguely alphabetical" sound?

[Updated: Summary and conclusions can be found here.]