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, horror, humor, short story

Waste Not by Rhonda Parrish

Zombie stories don’t get much better than this, with Rhonda Parrish’s three funny takes on the genre. Waste Not is the most familiar zombie story of the book, with a family trying to survive on their homestead. I loved the characters, and the ending was good, creepy fun. Feeders is a view of the zombie… Continue reading Waste Not by Rhonda Parrish

book review, fantasy, horror, young adult

Snowed by Maria Alexander

He knows when you are sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been good or bad, so be good for goodness sake. Teen life can be a struggle, but Charity Jones has a harder time of it than most. Adjusting to her new school isn’t easy, bullying is extreme, and her delinquent… Continue reading Snowed by Maria Alexander

book review, horror

Blood and Rain by Glenn Rolfe

Time to dust off your silver bullets, because there is something big and hairy stalking the denizens of Gilson Creek under the light of the full moon. The book starts with a man escaping from a mental hospital and transforming into a monster as he runs through the night. Fast forward seven years, and a… Continue reading Blood and Rain by Glenn Rolfe

book review, horror, short story

Moonlight, Gunshot, Mallet, Flame by Alicia Hilton

Two different, but complimentary short stories make up a very satisfying package in this 49th installment of Short Sharp Shocks! In Moonlight, Gunshot, Mallet, Flame, an assassin reaches her breaking point. Characterization is key in this dark, gripping psychological tale of how far is too far when you kill people for money. The details are… Continue reading Moonlight, Gunshot, Mallet, Flame by Alicia Hilton