#BookReview – BLOOD OF THE EARTH: A Soulwood Novel by Faith Hunger

When Nell Ingram met skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, she was almost alone in the world, exiled by both choice and fear from the cult she was raised in, defending herself with the magic she drew from her deep connection to the forest that surrounds her. Now, Jane has referred Nell to PsyLED, a Homeland Security agency policing paranormals, and agent Rick LaFleur has shown up at Nell’s doorstep. His appearance forces her out of her isolated Read More …

#BookReview – THE BALLROOM by Anna Hope – Historical Fiction

England, 1911. At Sharston Asylum, men and women are separated by thick walls and barred windows. But on Friday nights, they are allowed to mingle in the asylum’s magnificent ballroom. From its balconies and vaulted ceilings to its stained glass, the ballroom is a sanctuary. Onstage, the orchestra plays Strauss and Debussy while the patients twirl across the gleaming dance floor. Amid this heady ambience, John Mulligan and Ella Fay first meet. John is a Read More …

#BookReview: CURIOUS MINDS by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton

Emerson Knight is introverted, eccentric, and has little to no sense of social etiquette. Good thing he’s also brilliant, rich, and (some people might say) handsome, or he’d probably be homeless. Riley Moon has just graduated from Harvard Business and Harvard Law. Her aggressive Texas spitfire attitude has helped her land her dream job as a junior analyst with mega-bank Blane-Grunwald. At least Riley Moon thought it was her dream job, until she is given Read More …

Tales From Alternate Earths – Maria Haskins Shares The Inspiration For Her Story

What if events in our world had unfolded just a little differently? That’s the question posed within the fascinating and sometimes disturbing new anthology, Tales From Alternate Earths. Maria Haskins, one of the contributing authors, is here to share the inspiration behind her story. First, let’s take a look at the book:   Our world could have been so very different… Eight stories take us on a journey into how our world could have been. Read More …

Featured Series: BENJAMIN’S FIELD TRILOGY by J.J. Knights

Benjamin’s Field Trilogy By: J.J. Knights   Book One: Rescue Forward by retired NASA astronaut Jay Apt, PhD, veteran of four space shuttle missions. Benjamin’s Field: Rescue’ has been awarded a five-star review by the literary site ‘Reader’s Favorite’ (readersfavorite.com). Benjamin’s Field follows a rural farm family over the course of sixty years from the viewpoint of the youngest member, Jeremy Kyner. Beginning with America’s entry into World War I, Jeremy and his family are Read More …

#BookReview – GUTTED: Beautiful Horror Stories

From Bram Stoker Award-nominated publisher, Crystal Lake Publishing, and the editing duo who brought you the best-selling and critically acclaimed small-town Lovecraftian horror anthology Shadows Over Main Street, comes Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories—a disturbing journey into the beauty that rests inside the very heart of darkness. Awe meets ache. Terror becomes transcendence. Regret gives way to rebirth. Fifteen short stories and one poem span nearly every twisted corner of the horror and dark fiction genres: Read More …

TRISPERO – Sean Adelman Takes Us Inside His Thriller Novel

Our intellect directs us. Our humanity defines us. What if the key to unlocking our genetic code and our future lay within some of our most disenfranchised individuals? Would we still shun them? Seattle in the year 2330: centuries of conflict have led to this precipice. If the world is to move forward, Olivay has the difficult task of teaching Alucia her history. Olivay knows that without understanding where she came from Alucia will never Read More …

#BookReview: HURRICANE STREET by Ron Kovic

  In the spring of 1974, as the last American troops were being pulled out of Vietnam, Ron Kovic and a small group of other severely injured veterans in a California VA hospital launched the American Veterans Movement. In a phenomenal feat of political organizing, Kovic corralled his fellow AVM members into staging a sit-in, and then a hunger strike, in the Los Angeles office of Senator Alan Cranston, demanding better treatment of injured and Read More …

#BookReview: ALL THESE PERFECT STRANGERS by Aoife Clifford

Within six months of her arrival at a university campus, three of Penelope Sheppard’s new friends are dead. And only Pen knows why. This isn’t Pen’s first encounter with violence, and she’s an expert at keeping secrets—especially ones as dark and dangerous as her own. Reputations have a way of haunting you—they’re easy to make, hard to shake. After Pen leaves her isolated hometown to escape the judgmental stares of her neighbors and carve out Read More …

#BookReview – THROW AWAY GIRLS: The Jaycee Wilder Series by Jennifer Vaughn

  Hard-charging and ambitious, LA TV reporter Jaycee Wilder is hungry for the big story. When dead girls begin to pile up at seedy nightclubs that cater to fetish-seeking strangers, Jaycee suspects a serial killer is at work. She aligns herself with a former east coast cop trying to resurrect himself–and his once stellar career–from a drunken skid. The killer hunts the Throw Away Girls at night, punishing them for their dark urges. He leaves Read More …