If nuanced character work calls to you, you don’t shy away from gothic horror with explicit gore, and you want something that keeps you on the edge of your seat with you breath held tight, dear reader, you’ll devour this cleverly woven book.
Review: Myriad by Joshua David Bellin
Synopsis Miriam Randle works for LifeTime, a private law enforcement agency that uses short-term time travel to prevent crimes from happening. Though a seasoned time traveller, she is continually haunted by the death of her twin brother, whose murder remains unsolved years later. When a routine assignment ends in tragedy by Miriam’s hand, she finds […]
Book Tour & Review: The Monsters We Feed by Thomas Howard Riley
Synopsis The morning before he found the dead body, Jathan Algevin thought he had his whole life just the way he wanted it. He knows his city inside and out, and doesn’t bother carrying a sword, trusting his wits and his fists well enough to get by, hustling extra coin by ratting out loathsome magi […]
Review: Elsewhere by Alexis Schaitkin
A stunning novel about motherhood, community, herd mentality, and finding what we have lost.
Review: The Crew (The God Dust Saga #1) by Sadir S. Samir
Kings of the Wyld meets Deadpool in this action-packed fantasy adventure set in an Arab-inspired landscape. Varcade fled to the deserts of Harrah to escape his past as an Educator, a member of an order of zealot warrior-monks that aims to shape the world according to their sacred Teachings by force. Varcade makes his living […]
Review: Body Language (Cassie Raven #1) by A. K. Turner
For fans of British thrillers/crime procedurals, this intriguing first novel in the Cassie Raven series shows the reader a bit more of the other side of criminal investigation teams by focusing on the mortuary techs. Specifically, bi badass Cassie Raven who shows everyone you should never stop at appearances, and she does it with style and a sharp wit
Book Review: The Scourge Between Stars by Ness Brown
Synopsis As acting captain of the starship Calypso, Jacklyn Albright is responsible for keeping the last of humanity alive as they limp back to Earth from their forebears’ failed colony on a distant planet. Faced with constant threats of starvation and destruction in the treacherous minefield of interstellar space, Jacklyn’s crew has reached their breaking point. […]
Review: TimeLock (Book #1 of the TimeLock novella series) by Peter Berk and Howard Berk
Synopsis With crime rampant in the near future, the President authorizes a controversial program: TimeLock, a cellular acceleration process that instantly ages prisoners the total number of years of their sentence. In other words-three strikes and you’re old . . . very old. But what happens if you’re innocent? Falsely convicted of murder, 23-year-old Morgan […]
Review: The Dark Between the Trees by Fiona Barnett
Hello again dear reader, it is October and spooky season is on 🎃. So how about a review for a surrealist gothic folk-thriller?? That sounds like a bit of a mouthful but broken down in other terms this is the kind of book that is 80% just supernatural vibes surrounding a very simple plot that will have you coming out of it more than a little confused but satisfied nonetheless.
Book Review: The Memoirs of Elikai: The Ritual of the Fallen (Book 2) by D. Alexander
Synopsis Phantonix. Phantonix! PHANTONIX! The second Crusader, Metentis, has united the souls from the Forest of the Fallen under the banner of Destiny to overthrow Ankou, the purveyor of Death. Ankou delivers a haunting message to Danny and warns of horrors that are to come, but his admission comes too late. As the army of […]
Review: Station Eternity (The Midsolar Murders #1) by Mur Lafferty
Mur Lafferty’s latest novel is marketed as Agatha Christie meets Doctor Who so, as any good Whovian, I didn’t walk towards it, I ran. And I’m very pleased to say it most definitely paid off!
Review: Upgrade by Blake Crouch
Synopsis “You are the next step in human evolution…” What if you could be capable of more? What if you could think sharper, read faster, memorise better, sleep deeper? For Logan Ramsay, it’s happening. He’s been targeted for an upgrade. The problem is, it wasn’t his choice. His genes have been hacked. To discover why, […]