book review, Christmas, fantasy, young adult

12 Days of Christmas: Snowbound & Snowed by Maria Alexander

Two books! The second and third books in the Bloodline of Yule trilogy brings a close to the 12 days of Christmas for another year. Happy feast of the Epiphany! A very different book to its predecessor, Snowbound ramps the magic and the action all the way up to eleven. Set several months after the… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: Snowbound & Snowed by Maria Alexander

book review, fantasy, horror, humor, short story

Short Fiction by Joel Spriggs

I love Joel Spriggs’s blend of humor and horror, and these three short stories were winners with me. A young man contemplates suicide after being stood up for a date, but can a mischievous spirit change his mind? Despite its dark theme, I found this short story uplifting. Spriggs handles the subject matter well, making… Continue reading Short Fiction by Joel Spriggs

book review, fantasy, thriller

The Avenging Angel of Hasselwhite Hall by Helen Whistberry

Jim Malhaven is back and a reporters work is never done. Sister Honoria calls Jim out to the orphanage to help with a troubled little girl, Lily White. Victoria is only too happy to help out with the problem child, but taking Lily out of the orphanage doesn’t stop the strange occurrences. Is there really… Continue reading The Avenging Angel of Hasselwhite Hall by Helen Whistberry

book review, horror, young adult

Little Town Creeps 2 by Courtneey J Williams

The boys are back in town, and this time they have blood suckers to contend with. Alex, Cuddy, Tyler and Gorby can’t refuse Nisa Riley when she phones and asks for help against a vampire. They know only too well that strange things stalk the streets of Little Town, and she has proof, but how… Continue reading Little Town Creeps 2 by Courtneey J Williams

book review, fantasy, short story

Blame it on the Bubblegum by Rhonda Parrish

What’s better than a changeling story? A changeling story set in an algae powered airship, of course. Quinn’s job is to observe the first flight of the Callebaut, humanity’s greatest achievement, and report back to the fairy queen. But when things go awry, observation turns into action in this imaginative, entertaining short story. It should… Continue reading Blame it on the Bubblegum by Rhonda Parrish