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Once Upon A Curse edited by Anna Kashina (book review).

November 28, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Once Upon A Curse edited by Anna Kashina	(book review).

‘Once Upon A Curse’ is a collection of stories and fairy tales by a handful of authors. \some new, some well known, all very capable. Like many fairy tales, these stories are not for children. Some travel familiar paths and some re-invent myth. All feel fresh and original. The first story, ‘A Necklace Of Rubies […]

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Darkship Renegades by Sarah. A. Hoyt (book review)

November 21, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Darkship Renegades by Sarah. A. Hoyt	(book review)

In ‘Darkship Thieves’, space opera debut by Sarah A. Hoyt, Kit and Thena barely escape Earth. In the long awaited sequel, ‘Darkship Renegades’, they try their luck again. It’s not their choice as returning to Eden alive marks them as traitors. They face trial and the political machinations of a man who would rule Eden, […]

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The Palace Job by Patrick Weekes (Book Review).

October 12, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Palace Job by Patrick Weekes (Book Review).

I normally start a review with a small plot summary, but so much happened in this novel, my plot summary would not be small. Long story short, Loch and her…I want to call it a ragtag band, her collection of accomplices, feel thrown together by circumstances and they are, really. So, Loch and her band […]

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Goddess Of The Dance by Anna Kashina (book review).

September 25, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Goddess Of The Dance by Anna Kashina  (book review).

In ‘The Princess Of Dhagabad’, the princess managed the impossible: she freed a djinn from slavery. In defiance of her father’s plans and what was best for the kingdom, she followed her heart with the belief she and Hasan would live happily ever after. In ‘Goddess Of The Dance’, the princess, now known by her […]

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The Chocolatier’s Wife by Cindy Lynn Speer

September 25, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
The Chocolatier’s Wife by Cindy Lynn Speer

  ‘The Chocolatier’s Wife’ by Cindy Lynn Speer is a tale of mystery, adventure and romance. On William Almsley’s seventh birthday, the identity of his future wife is revealed. The ritual, performed by a wise woman every year since his birth, is supposed to choose his best match. His mother is appalled to learn the […]

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Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine Of Historical Fiction And Alternate History

September 17, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine Of Historical Fiction And Alternate History

The fourth issue of ‘Alt Hist’ magazine features six stories of horror, history and fantasy:   ‘Restless’ by Dylan Fox, set in the 1860s onboard a fleet of British ironclad warships steaming towards China.   ‘Kleine Menschen’ by Eric Jackson is a historical fantasy story set in World War II Germany.   ‘Feast Of Faith’ […]

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