Tag: fantasy

REVIEW: Beyond the Pale by Mark Anthony

A strange rift in ordinary reality draws saloon owner Travis Wilder and ER doctor Grace Beckett into the otherworld of Eldh--a land of gods, monsters, and magic that is sorely in need of heroes.Warnings: Violence, mentions of depression, mentions of CSACategory: M/F Delving into the world of second hand book stores is always a journey. … Continue reading REVIEW: Beyond the Pale by Mark Anthony

REVIEW: Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey

It was a beautiful, warm summer day, the day Danny died. Suddenly Wren was alone and shattered. In a heartbroken fury, armed with dark incantations and a secret power, Wren decides that what she wants—what she must do—is to bring Danny back. But the Danny who returns is just a shell of the boy Wren … Continue reading REVIEW: Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey

REVIEW: Elsker by ST Bende

Kristia Tostenson prefers Earl Grey to Grey Goose and book clubs to nightclubs. But when she transfers from her one-stoplight Oregon town to Cardiff University in Wales, she falls in love with Ull Myhr. Her new boyfriend isn't exactly what she was expecting. Ull is an honest-to-goodness Norse god — an immortal assassin fated to … Continue reading REVIEW: Elsker by ST Bende

REVIEW: The Orc Wife by SJ Sanders

Sammi is having the worst weekend. When what was supposed to be a secluded romantic get away turns into a near death experience when she is stranded alone in the mountains during a snow storm by her two-timing boyfriend, Sammi faces a desperate situation. With no cell-service, dwindling food supplies, and a power outage, she … Continue reading REVIEW: The Orc Wife by SJ Sanders

REVIEW: The Dragons of Nibiru by Lorna J Carleton

The adopted daughter of a distinguished starship commander, young Celine is a brilliant student, a promising cadet – and a secret witch. When a psychotic criminal, bent on revenge against her father, teleports Celine randomly out into the cosmos, she finds herself stranded on the forbidden planet Nibiru, in the lair of Fianna – last … Continue reading REVIEW: The Dragons of Nibiru by Lorna J Carleton

REVIEW: Dynasty of Ghosts by PL Nunn

Illya has always been different - fey, quiet, and cursed with the ability to see the lingering spirits of the dead. A younger son of a younger son from a backwater mountain province, he is a nobody in the king's army until he comes to the notice of the Prince Knight himself, the spoiled, stubborn … Continue reading REVIEW: Dynasty of Ghosts by PL Nunn

REVIEW: Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake

As the novel opens, Titus, heir to Lord Sepulchrave, has just been born. He stands to inherit the miles of rambling stone and mortar that form Gormenghast Castle. Meanwhile, far away and in the kitchen, a servant named Steerpike escapes his drudgework and begins an auspicious ascent to power.Inside of Gormenghast, all events are predetermined … Continue reading REVIEW: Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake

REVIEW: Lies of Lesser Gods by LGA McIntyre

Birthed from out of a nightmare void, Gralyre's only memory is that of an execution - his own. Thrust into a war between the last of humanity and the tyrant who rules them, Gralyre struggles to survive a world where his name is forbidden and to carry a sword is a death sentence. In a … Continue reading REVIEW: Lies of Lesser Gods by LGA McIntyre

REVIEW: Rules of Ascension by David B Coe

For 900 years, since the Qirsi War, the Forelands have enjoyed relative peace. The Qirsi leaders, Weavers whose powerful magic could bend to their will not only the elements but also the thoughts of others, were all killed. The rest of the pale-skinned Qirsi were scattered throughout the realm. They were no longer a threat … Continue reading REVIEW: Rules of Ascension by David B Coe

REVIEW: The Centaur’s Wife by Amanda Leduc

Heather is sleeping peacefully after the birth of her twin daughters when the sound of the world ending jolts her awake. Stumbling outside with her babies and her new husband, Brendan, she finds that their city has been destroyed by falling meteors and that her little family are among only a few who survived. But … Continue reading REVIEW: The Centaur’s Wife by Amanda Leduc