Books by Robert Newcomb

Before attending college, Robert Newcomb traveled widely in his youth as a member of the American Institute for Foreign Study, studying both at the University of Southampton, England, and also aboard a university sponsored cruise ship as it circled the Me


SAVAGE MESSIAH by Robert Newcomb
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 27, 2005

"Yet another Goodkind/Jordan clone that aspires to the heights of George R.R. Martin or Tolkien, but falls far short of the mark."
Mediocre first entry in a swords-and-sorcery trilogy, set in the same world as The Chronicles of Blood and Stone (The Scrolls of the Ancients, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2004

"Drudgery, not fun."
The Scrolls of the Ancients is listed as the final installment of The Chronicles of Blood and Stone trilogy, although Del Ray announces signing Newcomb for three more volumes. Read full book review >
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2003

"Far stronger than Fifth Sorceress. Volume three to come."
Volume two of The Chronicles of Blood and Stone, following Newcomb's The Fifth Sorceress (2002). Read full book review >
THE FIFTH SORCERESS by Robert Newcomb
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"An intelligent debut, possibly headed for bestsellerdom."
Former economist Newcomb's first entry in a projected trilogy, the Chronicles of Blood and Stone, takes as its central device "endowed blood," a bloodline that links an individual with the ability to use magic. Read full book review >