Category Archives: Reviews

Review: The Devouring God by James Kendley

There’s something strange going on in Fukuoka, Japan. Tohru Takuda and his companions, Suzuki and Mori and his wife Yumi, have found work and a small apartment there.  Rumors abound about a killer who leaves behind everything but the bones … Continue reading

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Review: Atlanta Burns by Chuck Wendig

Girl Detectives. You know them: Nancy Drew, Ginny Gordon, Trixie Belden, Veronica Mars, and so many others. Atlanta Burns is the newest name on that list. The difference in this series is that author Chuck Wendig takes that beloved trope … Continue reading

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Review: Cry Havoc by Jack Hanson

I knew Cry Havoc was going to be fun to read when I saw the cover. Yes, I judge covers and I’m not the slightest bit ashamed. Show me a dinosaur with armor, a railgun, and what looks like robotic … Continue reading

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Review: Acadia’s Law by Tracy Ellen

I’ve seen a number of genre mashups in the past several years. Space cowboys vs. gangsters, aliens vs. cowboys, vampires vs. Abe Lincoln, you get the idea. Some of these are great stories that bring new life to a tired … Continue reading

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Review: Salem’s Vengeance by Aaron Galvin

Horror writers invent scenarios to scare us. Readers are delighted to be frightened because the horror to which we willingly subject ourselves is fictional. Evil perpetrated by other humans in our past and present are very real. Aaron Galvin uses … Continue reading

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Review: Pale Hunter by C.J. Sellers

    A while back, I read and reviewed a novel written by C.J. Sellers. It had good points and bad points, but the good stuff was enough to make me want to read more of her work in hopes … Continue reading

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Review: The Night Has Teeth by Kat Kruger

 Werewolves have been a metaphor for the transition of youth to adult since Tony Rivers fell into the clutches of Dr. Alfred Brandon in 1957.  The Night Has Teeth returns to that metaphor with a tale of modern shape-shifters fighting … Continue reading

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Review: Sleepers 2 by Jacqueline Druga

Warning!  If you have not yet read Sleepers #1, skip this review and come back later.

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Review: Sleepers by Jacqueline Druga

Oh boy. If you’re a parent and you’re planning to read this book, grab a hanky because you’re going to need it. Just look at the synopsis–1.8 billion children, gone. Mera Stevens’ son is one of them. The first few … Continue reading

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