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Night Watch – Terry Pratchett

This is an emotive one.  This book has made me weep every time I have read it and this latest re-read was no exception. Blurb:  'Don't put your trust in revolutions. They always come round again. That's why they're called revolutions. People die, and nothing changes.' For a policeman, there can be few things worse [...]

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The Everett Exorcism – Lincoln Cole

*I received a free ARC of this book.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  Something strange is happening in the city of Everett, Washington and Father Niccolo Paladina is tasked with investigating possible demonic activity. Nothing is as it seems, however, and things quickly begin spiraling out of his control. When [...]

Shift of Shadow and Soul – Hilary Thompson

*I received a free ARC of this book.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* There are three kinds of magic in the world, and Corentine has the wrong one. Long ago, the Restless King forced Corentine’s people into hiding as he scoured their blood for the SoulShifter. When Corentine learns she [...]

Short Story Special!

*I received free ARCs of these short stories.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Short stories.  The perfect way to test whether you enjoy a writer's ideas and voice before splashing your limited funds and reading time on a full-size novel. The three I'm reviewing here are all series prequels, so you know if [...]

Shadow Descendant – L. D. Goffigan

*I received a free ARC of this book.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  A powerful witch, a centuries-old vampire, and a passion that can't be denied... Naomi Feldman has never understood the strange energy that hums beneath her senses. But when she comes across an ancient artifact that seems [...]

Foreverland Box Set – Tony Bertauski

This boxed set contains the complete Foreverland trilogy (there is a short story prequel, 'The Seeds of Foreverland' available separately). THE ANNIHILATION OF FOREVERLAND When kids awake on an island, they’re told there was an accident. Before they can go home, they will visit Foreverland, an alternate reality that will heal their minds. FOREVERLAND IS DEAD [...]

Author newsletters

I'm inspired today to just (briefly) talk to my fellow readers, and any authors who might be interested, about the phenomenon of author newsletters via email.  I feel I am qualified to say a few words on the subject as I currently receive upwards of 100 of these a day and make the effort to [...]