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Blood Ties: Steel and Magic Book 2 by M.A. Leon

  Thoroughly enjoyable… Leon’s deft, engrossing sequel to Elemental Links picks up where the last installment left off: the necrom have been defeated at the battle of Dretlon Valley, and the brothers are back at the city of Maldra. But…
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Twisted Fairy Tales: Little Rude Riding Hood by Jo Franklin (Author), Chris Jevons (Illustrator)

  Informative and engrossing… Franklin brings a new twist on the classic fairy tale in this lovely story that uses a rude little girl’s example of how she faced unforeseen consequences because of her lack of manners as a pretext…
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LOVE, DESTRUCTION & PINOT NOIR by Indigo Bryerly

Appealing protagonists, haunting love, and a twisty plot… A highly satisfying story! Bryerly makes her foray into the world of romance with this solid entry, which explores self-destruction, true love, and deep addictions. At forty-five, Sophie Beaumont is a complete…
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Everyday Lies by Louise Guy

Uninspiring… The protagonists of Guy’s latest are two women who become embroiled in unhealthy behaviors while trying to deal with their personal issues. When the beautiful and wealthy Emma gets caught shoplifting and agrees to do community service at a…
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Coliseum Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #3) by Shami Stovall

Not the one to be missed if you’re a die-hard Harry Potter fan… Stovall returns with another endlessly inventive plot as she continues the Frith Chronicles with this marvelous third installment. For Volke Savan and his fellow arcanists, the journey…
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Behind the Locked Door by David Herstle Jones

A deeply satisfying tale… Dedicated to his older brother, who died of a fast-moving cancer as a young man, David’s magical and sweeping tale focuses on a young attorney’s remarkable journey of fulfillment as he gains insights into the true…
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Global Deadline by Sarah Gerdes

A thorough page-turner… Set in San Francisco, Gerdes’s latest thriller vividly explores the devastating effects of technology. A leading pharmaceutical company comes under fire after several people die because of tainted drugs. When Austin Marks, the head of Mark Communications,…
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Transference by B.T. Keaton

A deeply intriguing, highly engrossing dystopian tale… Set in a far future, in a dystopian universe in which human souls are transferred from one body to another to create an eternal life, Keaton’s debut is full of action and intrigue.…