Macabre Humor Dominates This Brilliant Horror Collection! Friday, Van Leerdam’s beloved black cat who is the very representation of cosmic Karma, is back for more dark magic in the macabre, and oftentimes hilarious, short horror story collection, “Curious Times”. This new round of tales focuses on teen-bullying and peer pressure, and—depending whether one’s eyes are opened to the truth or not, if bullies can ever truly change. Van Leerdam’s characters from “Curious Things”—th
A Marvelous Dark Fantasy Thriller! In “Faeries Rising”, Author A.E. Lowan introduces a cast of unique characters whose flaws capture the essence of humanity without being completely human themselves. The author challenges her characters to rise above extreme and dire circumstances and overcome their weaknesses in order to realize their destinies. While her main protagonist, Winter, acts as a sole caretaker for her incapacitated father, Lowan also presses her into dealing with
A Fantasy Collection That Sweeps Across All Genres! “Fall Into Fantasy: 2017 Edition” is a sweeping anthology put together by thirteen independent authors from all walks of life. Each story in this collection encompasses a different genre within the Fantasy realm, ensuring that discriminating readers will find a favorite among the offerings. From David Pauly’s “Boffin the Listener”—a charming adventure of a dwarf who’s quest to find a precious Fire Opal will have readers on t
So Much “WOW!” Between These Pages! “The Magpie’s Daughter” is a thoroughly engaging and brilliant fantasy read where Author Fiona Skye sets up a whole wide magical world filled with Fae—A race of Fairyfolk who possess their own unique characteristics, skills, and talents. Her riveting plot line is ever-evolving and her characters are so compelling, you’ll swear they’re just as real as you and me.
Skye’s writing is brilliant in “The Magpie’s Daughter”—And she takes her reade
This Amazing Planetary Adventure Sets A High Bar For Sci-Fi/Fantasy Reads Everywhere! In “Nine Lives”, the second chapter in Stephanie Barr’s Bete Series, despite having found a rudimentary home on their newfound planet, both humans and Betes continue to fight old prejudices and breed in-fighting, even as the group’s leader is hit with a mysterious disease and an old nemesis threatens the newfound colonies with plans to eradicate the newcomers. Barr couldn’t have surprised he
This Young Teen Is Just Gearing Up To Take Charge Of Her Own Destiny! The makings of a great novel lie in wait in “Survivor”, a short story by Annette Spratte that introduces readers to a 19-year-old by the name of Josie who is shipped off to boarding school after a personal trauma resulting from a botched suicide attempt. Despite her young age, Spratte’s Josie is quite a mature young woman in this coming-of-age story that sets her up on her path to the future. Josie imbued w
Angels, Demons, Mages, and Humans Battle Together To Save Their Realm! Chaos is certainly the operative word in Gabriela Volske’s epic fantasy saga, “Crystalline Chaos (Skies of Fyir Book 1)”, as a barrage of angels, demons, and mages come together to seek out and assess an enemy threat and do battle with supernatural crystal-based creatures called “The Nightmares”. Fans of alternate reality and video games may find this novel has quite a bit to offer in the general structure