Fantasy

Watchers of the Night – a Review

Dreams.  We all have them, some more often than others do.  No matter how often we have them, our dreams take us to other worlds, other situations, other realities.  What if while you were asleep at night you could leave your body and go anywhere you wanted? Paul has sleep issues.  It’s not that he…

Shadow Lord – a Review

Something rotten is going on in the world of the aventurieri, the winged, nocturnal hunters with a dietary need for blood. Yes, they are a type of vampire. But the aventurieri can eat food, have wings, are able to reproduce, and can be shot with regular bullets. In the violent beginning, Marek Strigoi’s family is…

Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook – a Review

Have you ever wondered about the story behind Captain Hook? When I finished this book, all I could say was, “Wow!” If you’re used to thinking that Peter Pan was a good boy, this story might give you a bit of a shock. This dark and bloody book is not one you want to share…

Future’s Ending: A Science Fiction Short Story Anthology – a Review

What will life be like in the future? A number of books have been written about possible futures. Various television shows and movies have depicted what their writers believe future life will be like. The stories in this anthology contain the author’s view of possible ways the future could turn out. Below are my six…

Resurrection America – a Review

Political chaos, a mad scientist, a not-so-mad scientist, a determined sheriff and a town that has been taken hostage all mix together in this book about horrifying events that could become reality. Sheriff Rick Johnson of Resurrection, Colorado, discovers this when his deputy calls him in a panic from the old mine. Their connection is…

Onyx Webb: Book Six: Episodes 16, 17, & 18 – a Review

In episodes 16, 17, and 18 of the Onyx Webb series, family secrets are revealed as is the identity of a serial killer. People’s pasts are beginning to catch up with them and so are the terrible things they have done. The book opens with the introduction of a new character, Newt Drystad. An autistic…

Recovered: The Shapeshifters’ Library Book 3 – a Review

A story for young and old alike, Recovered: The Shapeshifters’ Library Book 3 takes place in a fantasy world full of dog-shifters, libraries, and books. The characters’ names—such as Sybilla Dinzelbacher Romano, Ms. Robin Quail-Bore, and Digby Manchester Dinzelbacher—are humorous as are the actions of the ones bearing those names. Shipsfeather Public Library has a…

Crowns of Silver & Ash: Book 1: The Seven Stars – a Review

Crowns of Silver & Ash: Book I: The Seven Stars is a fantasy lover’s dream book. Fantastic characters—some of them completely human, some not so human, and some magical—pull you into the story and make it hard to pull away from. Starting with the first sentence, the words flowed smoothly together as though they had…