Category Archives: Book Reviews

‘Darkly Dreaming’, by Chloe Hammond

One of the members of our Cake & Quill group, Chloe Hammond, recently published her debut novel. I had the honor to be one of the beta readers; it’s an amazing work. This one really took me by surprise. From the … Continue reading

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The Book of Abisan, by C H Clepitt

This is one of the many, many books I picked up on a free day. I do that on occasion, on a whim, because someone recommends it, because the cover looks nice, or for whatever other random reason. This one, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shard and Lord Fish, both by Ted Cross

It’s already been a few weeks since I read these two books, so it’s high time I reviewed them. Sorry for taking so long. Let’s start with The Shard, because that was the one I read first. This book definitely … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Fate Fallen, Mermaids and Mot: A Memoir

Heh. I suppose my blog is just about the only place in the world where you’ll find these three books mentioned in one breath. I don’t think any three books could be more different…chosen hero demon hunters, drowned planet dystopia, … Continue reading

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New Release: The Fairly Stillwart Chronicles Volume II, by Scott Butcher

Today I’m banging the big drums – I’ve been invited to participate in the blog tour for the launch of Scott Butcher‘s new book, The Fairly Stillwart Chronicles Volume II. And it is with great pleasure that I do, indeed, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Cold Day in Hell, by Mark Cain

I wanted to read this one while on vacation, but couldn’t resist starting a few days ahead already, then couldn’t resist reading on, and before I knew it, had it finished and still wasn’t on vacation. You know how these … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading List

Vacation time! Soon enough, I’ll follow Billy Joel’s advice, take the phone off the hook and disappear for a while, because, you know, Vienna waits for you. The fact that I’ll have the kids along notwithstanding, I do have high … Continue reading

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Love, Guns And Rosemary – new novella by William Douglas Frank

I don’t know if William will approve of me saying this – chances are, he’ll send an army of flying, mutated beavers my way – but this book is much like the author himself. At first glance, it’s loud, insane … Continue reading

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No Christmas – a novella by Evangeline Jennings

Yes, I know it’s May. But the book is FREE now on Amazon, besides, it’s been nominated for ‘Best Novella’ in the Saboteur Awards. And it’s…sorry, I know this will sound awfully trite, but it’s simply true, so what can I … Continue reading

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The Mark – new book by J.L.Fontaine

I’m extremely happy, because today I have the honor of banging the drums for a writer I admire greatly – J.L.Fontaine. When I first came across her, she was wearing a profile pic showing a few men dressed in suits doing … Continue reading

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