Audiobook REVIEW: The Cross of Ciaran

Ciaran is the son of a goddess, he is to bear a child in her name and sacrifice the woman who bears the child, as is the tradition of priests of his time. When he meets a young woman who is a Christian, he will do anything to be with her (and keep her fromContinue reading “Audiobook REVIEW: The Cross of Ciaran”

REVIEW: The Sunbearer Trials

Every decade an epic competition is launched to replenish the sun’s power and governance over existence. The children of the gods are chosen to compete with one selected as the sunbearer and another selected as a blood sacrifice. As far as Teo is aware, there has never been the child of a demi-god chosen toContinue reading “REVIEW: The Sunbearer Trials”

REVIEW: The Lady of the Loch

In this story we get two timelines with two women, one set of sisters in the present day whose fate takes them to Ravenscraig Castle in Scotland where they experience the history of the place in an unusual way. As they uncover the history of the place and its significance to Robert the Bruce’s history they encounterContinue reading “REVIEW: The Lady of the Loch”

REVIEW: Where Darkness Blooms

“There are a lot of strange things in this town,” Evan said slowly, “It’s best to keep the strangest one close to be safe.” Delilah, Jude, Whitney and Bo are teenage girls who live together and are desperately trying to find their mothers who went missing. The town seems overall disinterested in solving the mystery.Continue reading “REVIEW: Where Darkness Blooms”

Pub Day REVIEW: Lies We Sing to the Sea

“‘We are more than our actions,’ said Leto. ‘We are the way we love others and the way they love us back.’ And the way that others will ruin themselves in our absence, the way that no one else will ever be good enough for life to be worth living.” Each year twelve women inContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: Lies We Sing to the Sea”

Pub Day REVIEW: Immortality

I enjoyed last year’s Anatomy where we followed Hazel as she pretended to be a man to learn to be a surgeon in early 1800’s Edinburgh. She is practicing medicine now, as well as she can as a woman who has not qualified, often helping those who can not afford a “real” doctor. When sheContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: Immortality”

REVIEW: This Poison Heart

Briseis is adopted and living happily, albeit maybe not so affluently with her mothers. They run a flower shop that relies on Brisies’s special talent with plants. They can’t quite explain it and know enough to keep it secret but it’s barely helping them scrape by. On the summer of Briseis’s 17th year, they areContinue reading “REVIEW: This Poison Heart”

REVIEW: Soul of the Deep

Well, surprise surprise, I loved the sequel way more than the original. I know I’m in the minority of folks who always seem to love a sequel more than the original but especially with fantasy, the more I know the world, the magic, the characters – the more deeply I can immerse myself. Now thatContinue reading “REVIEW: Soul of the Deep”

Pub Week REVIEW: Wildblood

“You are no lesser person because of what you survived. Your faults, vices, trauma, pain… those make you as much wholly you as all the joy and talent and love and vibrancy in you.” ————————— Deep in the jungles of Jamaica lie all sorts of strange magical monsters. Tourists who wish to journey on theContinue reading “Pub Week REVIEW: Wildblood”

Book Promo: Tenebrium

Welcome to my stop in the Promo Tour for TENEBRIUM by @elanormiller hosted by @mtmctours! Tenebrium is a dystopian noir thriller (with a dash of romance) set in a future where the prohibition/Gatsby era has come around again. The year is 2425, and the jazz age is in full swing—again. Guys, dolls, gangsters and molls,Continue reading “Book Promo: Tenebrium”