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They Will Be Coming for Us by Kim Catanzarite

Nuanced and compelling… Thoroughly addictive. A convoluted plot, excellent worldbuilding, and relentless suspense mark this excellent SF thriller, the first in the Jovian Duology, by debut author Catanzarite. It’s love at first sight for the lovely Svetlana Peterman when she…
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Lost Souls: A Redstone Chronicles Thriller (The Redstone Chronicles) by J. T. Bishop

Taut, fascinating, and propulsive… A stunner. High intrigue, the characters’ realistically portrayed emotional dilemmas, and breakneck pacing elevate this supernatural mystery above the ordinary, the first in the Redstone Chronicles by Bishop. The caseload is heavy for Mason Redstone, the…
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Stolen Heart by Kristian Daniels

A poignant blend of romance and young adult drama, the novel is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking… Daniels tackles the significant theme of identity with a serious message of LGBTQ and bullying issues in his deeply poignant, candid coming-of-age…
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Sliced Lives: Volume 1 by John Smistad (Author), Jane Christie Smistad (Author)

Engrossing, meditative, and bittersweet… Love, life, death, relationships, and the mysteries of the human mind provide the background in this captivating collection of short stories by John Smistad and Jane Christie Smistad. Multi-layered characters struggle with their individual burdens and…
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Blood in the Low Country by Paul Attaway

A hard-to-put-down, intelligently delivered thriller… Set in Charleston, SC, in the 1970s, Attaway’s electrifying latest effortlessly incorporates themes of faith and redemption into a tale of revenge, murder, and betrayal to deliver a page-turning suspense thriller. Life has been kind…
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Stronghold by Kesha Bakunin

Intricately constructed, intense, and powerful… A knockout. Combining elements of fantasy and science fiction, Bakunin draws readers deeper into the extraordinary setting and character in this compelling, challenging, and utterly fascinating work. While kingdoms rise and fall, an uncanny entity…
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Eleonora and Joseph: Passion, Tragedy, and Revolution in the Age of Enlightenment by Julieta Almeida Rodrigues

Brimming with pathos and rich in character, this is a knockout… Lush and electrifying, Rodrigues’s vibrant tale about love, morality, and duty is a searing depiction of the Enlightenment. Set in the 18th century Naples and the newly minted United…
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Grandfather’s Key by Amanda Dauvin (Author), Floyd Yamyamin (Illustrator)

Brilliantly executed and enigmatic… A winsome tale. Dauvin explores love and family ties through this poignantly crafted tale. It’s Saturday, the day Eva visits her grandfather who lives a block away. But the day is special because it’s Eva’s 7th…
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Murder Under A Full Moon: A 1930s Mona Moon Historical Cozy Mystery Book 7 by Abigail Keam

A finely tuned page-turner… Keam’s latest intoxicating blend of mystery and intrigue, the seventh in the Mona Moon series, is solidly crafted and enlivened by quirky, colorful cast and a gripping central mystery. When Mona Moon joins Eleanor Roosevelt, First…
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THE POPE’S BUTCHER: Based on the True Story of a Serial Killer in the Medieval Vatican by Joseph C. Gioconda

Exhaustively researched and brilliantly executed… A riveting read. Gioconda’s remarkable debut is a fictional yet relatively factual account of the 15th century Catholic Church history and the serial killer who lurked within it. Blending real events and historical reconstruction, the…