Tag: novels

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: Lost Souls by Poppy Z Brite

At a club in Missing Mile, N.C., the children of the night gather, dressed in black, look for acceptance. Among them are Ghost, who sees what others do not; Ann, longing for love; and Jason, whose real name is Nothing, newly awakened to an ancient, deathless truth about his father, and himself. Others are coming … Continue reading REVIEW: Lost Souls by Poppy Z Brite

REVIEW: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

In an isolated castle deep in the Austrian forest, Laura leads a solitary life with only her ailing father for company. Until one moonlit night, a horse-drawn carriage crashes into view, carrying an unexpected guest – the beautiful Carmilla. So begins a feverish friendship between Laura and her mysterious, entrancing companion. But as Carmilla becomes … Continue reading REVIEW: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

REVIEW: Captive in the Dark by CJ Roberts

Caleb is a man with a singular interest in revenge. Kidnapped as a young boy and sold into slavery by a power-hungry mobster, he has thought of nothing but vengeance. For twelve years he has immersed himself in the world of pleasure slaves searching for the one man he holds ultimately responsible. Finally, the architect … Continue reading REVIEW: Captive in the Dark by CJ Roberts

REVIEW: Body After Body by Briar Ripley Page

Three indentured, memory-wiped laborers at a crumbling storage facility make some unexpected discoveries about the genetically engineered mutant bodies they tend each day. Sex, drugs, violence, cannibalism, psychic powers, a catgirl (sort of)…Body After Body is the lurid, dreamlike, amoral queer/trans sci-fi trash literature at least four or five people have been waiting for.Warnings: self … Continue reading REVIEW: Body After Body by Briar Ripley Page

REVIEW: The Chronicles of Dune by Frank Herbert

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness. Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth … Continue reading REVIEW: The Chronicles of Dune by Frank Herbert

REVIEW: Practical Demonkeeping by Christoher Moore

The good-looking one is one-hundred-year-old ex-seminarian and "roads" scholar Travis O'Hearn. The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets. Behind the fake Tudor façade of Pine Cove, California, Catch sees a four-star buffet. Travis, on the other hand, thinks he sees a way of … Continue reading REVIEW: Practical Demonkeeping by Christoher Moore

REVIEW: The Personal Librarian by by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture in New York City society and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her … Continue reading REVIEW: The Personal Librarian by by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

REVIEW: Cordelia by Marty Allen

Corporal James Vaanes has returned to his peaceful hometown on Vancouver Island, a place he left nearly two decades earlier, to investigate major crimes. Juggling his new investigation team with his estranged family and deep rooted prejudice, Vaanes is forced into the spotlight when a young Aboriginal woman is murdered under his watch. The disturbing … Continue reading REVIEW: Cordelia by Marty Allen