“I am what the Emperor made me. Monster.” 

“Grimdark Eragon meets military school bromance,” Coffee Archives

“Action scenes so well described you would swear you can feel the swish of the blade, the bite of the edge…up there with Kings of the Wyld and Blackwing,” The Book Wyrm Speaks

“What Mr Oliver has done with this story and the characters within is nothing short of wonderful…it puts to shame some big name authors,” Two Bald Mages

“When the torch starts guttering in the midst of a thousand hungry mandibles you realise something vastly important. Life is bollocks.”

“Insanely awesome sequel…more action, more revelations and a lot more of what made The Great Hearts such a special debut,” Fantasy Book Critic

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“Necromancy – not even once.”

“A near perfect combination of an action-thriller and dark fantasy,” Fantasy Book Critic

“Adventure into the Rift is, I have found, moments of sheer breath-taking beauty interspersed with heart-stopping terror.”

“Jurassic Park on magical steroids,” Fantasy Book Critic

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David Oliver's books on Goodreads
The Great Hearts The Great Hearts
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ratings: 188 (avg rating 4.11)

A Game of Gods A Game of Gods (The Great Hearts, #2)
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ratings: 33 (avg rating 4.70)