The Ballad of Fat Labrador – Dave Holwill

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  It’s been a blissful ten years since George put down his bass, left the Artful Badgers and vowed never to play in public again. But when tragedy strikes his … Continue reading The Ballad of Fat Labrador – Dave Holwill

The Violent Fae – Phil Williams

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  They hid among us, until she exposed them. They'll destroy everything to be hidden again. Pax is discovering that the smallest mistakes can have the deadliest impact. To protect … Continue reading The Violent Fae – Phil Williams

Blog Tour: The Art of Murder (Jordan Jenner #2) – J. S. Strange

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Artist Xander Draper is being threatened by a dangerous group. With PI Jordan Jenner's help, Xander hopes to remain unscathed. But when … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Art of Murder (Jordan Jenner #2) – J. S. Strange

Moroda – L.L. McNeil

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  'If one dragon burned the city of Niversai to the ground in a single night, how would we fare if a hundred besieged our world?' Moroda's life is thrown into … Continue reading Moroda – L.L. McNeil

The Awful Truth About the Name of the Rose – Marco Ocram

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Tiny Fox Press. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  “IT IS STAN,” screamed the unhinged monk. “STAN HAS COME AMONGST US!” “Stan?” cried the abbot and I in bewilderment. “Who is Stan?” I realized my … Continue reading The Awful Truth About the Name of the Rose – Marco Ocram

Fortuna Sworn – K.J. Sutton

  *I received a free copy of this ebook, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  We were meant to be seductive. We were designed to lure humans in. Fortuna Sworn is the last of her kind. Her brother disappeared two years ago, leaving her … Continue reading Fortuna Sworn – K.J. Sutton

Justified Secrets – Shawn McGuire (Whispering Pines 9)

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A dangerous storm, a wounded stranger, and a ghost from the past. Just another Thursday in Whispering Pines. A monster of a blizzard is on the way, but the … Continue reading Justified Secrets – Shawn McGuire (Whispering Pines 9)

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Dover Two – Joyce Porter

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Farrago and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Detective Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover is the most idle and avaricious hero in all of crime fiction. Why should he even be bothered to solve the case? One February … Continue reading Dover Two – Joyce Porter

Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

  *I beta read this novel and received a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.*   Blurb:   Some heroes are born, some are made, and some are willing to fake it if the pay is good. Gabe abandoned life as a conman after the … Continue reading Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson