Forged Steel
Genres: Dystopian, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Tag: Jamie's Book Reviews

One minute, Josh is firing off sarcastic remarks at his best friend Marc – the next, they’re running from shape-shifters.

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About the Book

One minute, Josh is firing off sarcastic remarks at his best friend Marc—the next, they’re running from shape-shifters.

H.A. Titus is a buddy of mine from Realm Makers! I grabbed a copy of her first novel, Forged Steel, at the Realm Makers 2017 bookstore.

I really enjoyed this Celtic-inspired tale of the fae and their shenanigans. The story is enchantingly unique, from the way the fae interact with technology to the Underworld they scrape for a living in.

Josh stumbled into the Underworld—rife with backstabbing fae and ancient powers—and he can’t get out.


  • Great characters–they’re very realistic. Girls, I saw Eliaster first, mkay?
  • Juicy plot line with ancient cyphers, legends, and betrayal. Who can you trust?
  • Fun dialogue that had me laughing out loud more than once. These people just can’t get along! (Everyone always gets along in my books… *cough* Ahem.)
  • Exciting fight scenes and an awesome slew of baddies to cut through with epic magic swords. Need I say more?


  • A couple sections dragged for me a little bit, but I’m an adrenaline junkie, so take that with a grain of salt.
  • I think it could use a tad more editing, but I personally know the author is working on it, so by the time you read this, this note will probably be moot. 🙂

If you love Celtic folklore and Indiana Jones, you’ll love this book. Grab it!


Adult content

  • Offensive language: Extremely mild – nothing worse than ‘crap’ or ‘dang.’
  • Sexual content: No explicit content. Brief mentions of a female character who uses her good looks to her advantage, but the storyline does not feature a primary romance at all.
  • Violence: Mild. There are plenty of intense fight scenes, but no unnecessary gore.

Recommended for all audiences 12+ due to the fight scenes and scary situations. Like, don’t get your soul sucked away by the void-eyed demon. O.O’

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