Review: When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner
3 Stars , Reviews / July 21, 2015

When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner is reminiscent of Steven Erikson and Glen Cook. I think for readers looking for something new but love some of the older fantasies, this could be a good pick. The story and starts out with multiple people (or teams) all trying to be one to find and get possession of  The Book of Lost Souls, which is a powerful book that gives it’s possessor power over the dead. I was quite intrigued by the hunt and dilemma with the book of the dead. The necromancer that  has taken it is trying to overthrow Shroud, the Lord of the Dead in hopes of ruling the underworld. Yes, this book has a lot of creepy power hungry struggles. I mean, there’s a necromancer trying to unseat The Lord of the Dead! That offers so many wonderful opportunities for dark and deadly fighting. The quests for this book are complicated even further when the dead can be risen to fight. It doesn’t matter whose side they fought for in life, in death they join the army of the dead and will fight whoever the wielder of the book commands them to. This magic of this book is so powerful it could be…