Author Archives: celticf1

River of Teeth

River of Teeth Sarah Galley I’d heard about this book which brought feral hippos to the Mississippi River in an alternate history. The concept is irresistible, so when I had a chance to pick up the book, I snatched it. … Continue reading

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The Golem of Wacza

The Golem of Wazca Oliver D’Alton The Golem of Wazca is an interesting concept. I like the idea of golems, created by Jewish magic, though the magician here is Christian, or at nominally. Religion doesn’t play a big part, except … Continue reading

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Setup: Android Assassins

Setup: Android Assassins Dean C. Moore In my opinion, this is Dean’s best book to date. Max Chase witnesses the assassination of a super-spy by androids and immediately guesses he’s been setup up by the notorious FBI Future Division. He … Continue reading

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The Making of Legend

The Making of Legend Richard Barrs Andrew Biman is a General, son of a General and the fastest rising star in the 56. He’s never failed a mission. Not until he’s asked to be on the Interplanetary Congress. He’s given … Continue reading

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Runs Good, No Reverse

From 12 am Pacific time through to Sunday April 2nd, Mike’s book is available free on Amazon. This is a great opportunity to check it out. Runs Good, No Reverse Mike Hershman Mike Hershman’s book about a boy and an … Continue reading

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Unkillable: The Futurist

Unkillable: The Futurist Dean C Moore “Unkillable brings a mix of serial killer, mutant critters, and the scary edge of technology to a gritty thriller. Adrian Maslow is the lead Futurist with the FBI, so well-known that criminals brag about … Continue reading

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Uneven Exchange

Uneven Exchange S.K. Derban While on vacation in Mexico, DEA agents see Alexandra and immediately note her uncanny resemblance to a woman who is sister to a notorious killer nicknamed ‘The Magician’. Back in the US she is recruited for an … Continue reading

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Rarity from the Hollow – 2nd Edition

I received a review request for this second edition and remembered having reviewed the book some time back. Here’s that original review: When you imagine a young girl who will save the universe, you will never picture Lacy Dawn, who … Continue reading

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Back reviewing, sort of.

After almost a year taking a break from reviews, I’ve decided to dip my toes in the water again. One of many reasons I stopped was the queue of 40+ books to read which was honestly overwhelming. To avoid that … Continue reading

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Blackmail

Blackmail Arthur David Blackmail is the first book by Arthur David, or rather it is the second iteration of his first book. One of the tough things to do as a reviewer is to tell the author a book is not … Continue reading

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