One of my side projects is called "Isaholmi Spar" and basically a reworking of Victorian novel conventions (children raised as thieves, thief
there are problems with that especially if you're an author for a living you need to publish to keep supporting yourself. But there's also the fact that
Be Great To get book 5 next year this is one series ive been waiting since book 1 was released to finish.
When i bought this book when
Anne Bishop has some pretty dark stuff. Lynn Flewelling's work might be worth a shot too.
Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe, an extraordinary set of books and not mentioned enough IMO. A little dated, but still very