book review, fantasy

Flyaway by Kathleen Jennings

Beautifully written and illustrated, this slim volume is a feast for the senses. Bettina Scott focuses on being polite and mannerly, and listening to her mother, until a mysterious note sends her on a journey to discover the whereabouts of her missing father and brothers. Joining her are former friends, Trish and Gary. Interspersed with… Continue reading Flyaway by Kathleen Jennings

book review, fantasy, short story

The Case of the Somewhat Mythic Sword by Garth Nix

When there is something strange in your Victorian era neighborhood, who’re you going to call? Sir Magnus Holmes, cousin of the more famous Sherlock and Mycroft. A strange disturbance in a pub cellar draws Sir Magnus Holmes and his caregiver, almost doctor Susan Shrike, to investigate. This is the second outing for the pair and,… Continue reading The Case of the Somewhat Mythic Sword by Garth Nix

book review, book tour, fantasy

Book Tour: Of Myth and Shadow by Matthew S Cox

What an honor to be one of the reviewers kicking off the Blackthorn Book Tours tour of Matthew S Cox’s doorstopper fantasy novel, Of Myth and Shadow. About the book: Aegaan is a vast and righteous kingdom, yet darkness gathers in the distant corners of the realm. Elven raids on small towns have inflamed racial tensions… Continue reading Book Tour: Of Myth and Shadow by Matthew S Cox

book review, fantasy

Faced With Destiny By Caleb Wright

It’s time to focus on relationships, as all the characters pair up in the fourth book of the series. Despite the building tension of book three, book four begins a bizarre one and a half years after the end of the last book. Tatsuo and Theo (who must now be 10?) have been moldering in… Continue reading Faced With Destiny By Caleb Wright

book review, fantasy, romance

Mark of A Demon By Despoina Kemeridou

A deal struck at Heather’s birth marks her for life in this intriguing fantasy romance. New born baby, Heather, is not expected to last the night. Her distraught mother summons a demon and trades her own life for her daughter. Fourteen or so years later, Heather, forever tied to a demon, falls in love with… Continue reading Mark of A Demon By Despoina Kemeridou