Monthly Archives: January 2016

Grace and Disgrace

Grace and Disgrace Kaynne Milhomme Grace and Disgrace is a classic detective story with the lead detective being Jack Tuohay, a member of the Royal Irish Constabulary who is under a shadow because of the theft of a diamond while … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Secrets

Brooklyn Secrets Triss Stein I have a particular fondness for mysteries which mix history into their story, especially when it is done seamlessly and made an integral part of the plot. History in this series is a given since the … Continue reading

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Ubermensch

Ubermensch Mat Babaoye Ubermensch is the story of a servant of the Master. He’s sent out to find a suitable people to serve and worship the Master. Watching the increasing complexity of the servant’s thoughts and relationship to the Master … Continue reading

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Paradise Lot

Paradise Lot Ramy Vance Paradise Lot is a collection of novellas detailing the adventures of Jean-Luc in a world in which all the magical, mythical beings have been dumped by the gods into the world when the Gods left. Jean-Luc … Continue reading

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anemogram

Rebecca Grandsen anemogram anemgram is a book set in what might be today or maybe a somewhat post-apocalyptic tomorrow. A girl wanders through the book meeting people and causing concern and chaos. From the wonderful lyrical writing at the beginning … Continue reading

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Tears for a World

Tears for  a World Alexander Fernandez Tears for a World is a hard to categorize fantasy. The wicked Queen who wants to rule the world is frustrated by a vein filled with magic. Not a vein in a rock, but … Continue reading

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Thief’s Magic

Thief’s Magic Trudy Canavan Thief’s Magic is a blend between magic and steampunk. I love the concept of the world in which magic is used to run Victorian Age machinery. The problem is they are using so much magic that … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Purple Pearl

The Curse of the Purple Pearl Adrian Speed Adrian gives us in Pearl a holmesian style mystery with Hannah playing Watson to Sir Reggie’s Holmes. Once you add in time travel and its consequential paradoxes you have a fun read … Continue reading

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Tsunami Storm

Tsunami Storm David Capps Tsunami Storm is both a disaster novel and a war novel. The US has developed technology to control the weather and cause earthquakes. Someone in the middle management of the various covert agencies decides to use … Continue reading

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