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Review of “The Road to Grandeur” by Brandt Trebor

First of all, the blurb for this book doesn’t do it justice.  The story is a full-out adventure in a magical world populated by every fantasy creature you’d hope to find, and there’s plenty of heart and comedy thrown in. … Continue reading

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Review of “Anatomy of a Darkened Heart” by Christie Stratos

This felt like a book I would’ve had to read in an English Literature class in college – and I mean that in a good way.  Everything about the writing and the story felt legitimately true to the period, like … Continue reading

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Review of “Hungry Ghosts” & “Labor Day Hunt” by Calvin Demmer

  First of all, I found the cover intriguing. Secondly, short stories can be tricky.  You want enough detail to set the scene but not so much detail that you can’t get to the meat of the story.  It’s hard, … Continue reading

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Review of “Sentinel Five” by James Quinn

It’s hard for a sequel to live up to a great first book in a series, but this one is excellent.  I actually think I liked this book better than the first.  Once again we follow Gorilla Grant on an … Continue reading

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Review of “Murder on Moonshine Hill” by Joan C. Curtis

It wasn’t super-smart of me to read this while planning my own wedding, but I’m *fairly* certain none of this will go wrong. I’m continually impressed with this author. This story is enjoyable for both the thought that goes into … Continue reading

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Review of “A Noble’s Quest” by Ryan Toxopeus

It’s nice to see a Fantasy story where the girl gets to use a crossbow.  Eliza, for being a princess-y type, is a solid character who’s equally witty and brave as the men.  Thomas and Sarentha aren’t quite what I … Continue reading

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Review of “Portraits of Dread” by Michael J. Elliott

This collection is brilliant.  And I’m not British, so I feel the need to point out I actually mean brilliant.  Almost every single one of these stories starts out in a completely familiar, unassuming setting.  Then some weird, horrific, incredible … Continue reading

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