I am not accusing Mr Sturges of either of these motivations, but that's just what it feels like.
Hey, I think a `71 Pontiac Lemans is one of the coolest cars of all time too, but that doesn't mean I want to find one in this sort of fantasy novel.
I enjoyed the characters well enough and got to know them, and the world is a place I'd like to explore again.
Being a fan of Fables, it was a no Brainerd that I would read Matt Sturges' first novel. Midwinter is a mixture of common fantasy story structures while managing to add in New and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lord Akiyama
I picked it up on a whim because I liked the cover (yes that is how I judged my book this week) and it did not disappoint. Read morePublished 15 months ago by John Mark
"Midwinter" by, Matthew Sturges
In the land of Faerie a war is brewing between the Seelie and the Unseelie courts. Read more
This was a good story with a lot of interesting little details for my imagination to hang onto. He's a witty writer, many of the exchanges were quite humorous. Read morePublished 20 months ago by January
Mathew Sturges is a great new fantasy writer and I will be eagerly awaiting his books. Actually I read this book after the one that comes after it, The Office of Shadows, and the... Read morePublished on April 3, 2011 by mike allen
The idea of this book is phenomenal, but the execution... not so much. The author acts as if we were all born in Faery and know exactly what he's talking about. Read morePublished on September 24, 2010 by Melissa A. Crockett
I was familiar with Sturges from his comics-related work so I knew I could expect a decent tale. While not a complete homerun it was a good, solid double. Read morePublished on August 30, 2010 by Wade Warren
I'm one of those readers who really wanted to like Midwinter. The premise and plot are fairly good. Read morePublished on August 29, 2010 by Antony Chow
I've started this book twice, that's how much I wanted to like it, but sadly I do not. Chris McGrath's haunting cover did more to draw me into the story then most of what I've... Read morePublished on April 12, 2010 by Gail Reed