book review, fantasy, science fiction

Prophet’s Journey by Matthew S Cox

Today’s review is part of Blackthorn Book Tours tour of the science fiction novel, Prophet’s Journey, by Matthew S Cox. About the Book Althea struggles to adapt to an unexpected twist in her life—not being kidnapped in six whole months.The strange police from the faraway city claim the abilities she thought of as magic are… Continue reading Prophet’s Journey by Matthew S Cox

book review, thriller

Crooked River by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

All the gang from Verses for the Dead are back in Crooked River, Agent Aloysius Pendergast’s 21st literary outing. After the events of Mr Brokenhearts, Aloysius and his ward, Constance Green, have remained in Florida for a much needed vacation. However, it’s not long before ADC Pickett comes looking for Pendergast’s help with a puzzling… Continue reading Crooked River by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

book review, fantasy

Hollow by Rhonda Parrish

A magic Polaroid camera spreads the pain of a traumatized teenage girl in this absorbing young adult fantasy from Rhonda Parrish. Morgan has just experienced the most traumatic year of her life, and she isn’t coping well. Neither is her family, who have their own portion of grief and suffering to bear. Hollowed out from… Continue reading Hollow by Rhonda Parrish

book review, horror, short story

The Bird by Willow Rose

Taking more than a leaf or two out of Daphne Du Maurier’s The Birds, this short story places the action in a wealthy gated community in Florida. Kindergartener, Winnie, finds a tiny white bird with green eyes in the house, but it’s sudden appearance brings out her mother’s bird phobia and past bad experiences. While… Continue reading The Bird by Willow Rose

book review, science fiction

The Day of the Martians by H E Wilburson

A new mission from Mars threatens Earth in this exciting sequel to H. G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds. It’s been ten years since the first Martian invasion, when the blood hungry, tripod traveling aliens were defeated by bacteria. The narrator from the original novel is now living in martial bliss with Laura, when… Continue reading The Day of the Martians by H E Wilburson