For the first 100 pages or so I was a bit worried that In My Dreams I Hold a Knife was going to be your average thriller, good but nothing to write home about. However something managed to really catch my attention and from then on I couldn’t put it down. The back and forth between the university years and the reunion started to really ramp up and I genuinely didn’t guess who the killer was.
There’s something about spec-fic that I love, and Bride of the Tornado kept me enthralled right until the end. I couldn’t give you a blow-by-blow of the plot, but what I can tell you is that there are some utterly bonkers & epic moments that I’ll remember for a long time.
A thought-provoking and humbling novel about what we would do if we were given the opportunity to test our sons for a gene of violent predisposition.
Think of something that truly threatens the aspect of your soul. An absence. Something that should make you feel and care for, but something that pulls at the tug of your moral conscience. Why are humans capable of committing the most evil and heinous crimes? Because without empathy, and apathy combined, then there is no shame. No regret. The world of Kolcha, the very city where Jathan lives proves that there is an undercurrent of shame and turmoil and that not everything is as it seems. You can’t take anything for granted in this city.
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 […]
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 […]
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors Mary Robinette Kowal, Sylvain Neuvel, Nia “N. E.” Davenport, James Kennedy and Jane Gilmartin as they unpack the structure and suspense of sci-fi thrillers. During the panel they discuss the essential elements of thrillers, melding thrillers with science fiction, willful transgressions and inciting incidents, pacing and tension, reader expectations, worldbuilding, character decisions and more.
Synopsis Prince Adrian has a secret. He has been meeting with Myrra, the princess of Dakhra. They love each other, but their fathers are mortal enemies, and Dakhra is not a part of the Domain. The rulers of the Domain nations have been granted hundreds of years by the blessings of the Seraph, and their […]