Review: Eric Arvin – Azrael and the Light Bringer, 2nd Ed. (Valley Books #2)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Fantasy

Summary:

Welcome to the Valley, a liminal landscape that lies somewhere in the fringes of the world; a place with such secret magic that only the very observant can see it. Into this world comes the Lone family. To them, the magic of the Valley is not at first apparent, at least not to all. But the youngest son Lucifer is the most open to the river’s pulse. He … Continue reading

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Review: Eric Arvin – The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men, 2nd Ed. (Valley Books #1)

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Author: Eric Arvin
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Fantasy

Summary:

Minerva True is a River Dweller and mystic who lives deep in the forested hills of a river valley on the fringes of the world. She is the only person who sees the ancient danger that resides on a nearby chapel grounds. Most pay little heed to her warnings, and in the end only a small band of friends stand beside her. A tale of love … Continue reading

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Audio Review: R. Cooper – A Dandelion for Tulip (Beings in Love #6)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Fantasy

Narrator: Michael Fell

Summary:

David is in love with Tulip, a kind and unusually quiet fairy in his social circle. But everyone knows Tulip doesn’t date humans. David tells himself he is happy to be Tulip’s friend, because he doesn’t believe a fairy could love him and Tulip has never tried to “keep him”—as fairies refer to relationships with humans.

Fairies are drawn to David, describing his great “shine,” … Continue reading

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Review: Mell Eight – Ge-Mi (Part One)

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Reviewer: Ashley
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Summary:

A hundred years ago evil scientists spliced human genes with those of animals, creating a genetic mutation passed on through the generations. Hated because of their differences, these Ge-Mis live on the fringes of society where they scrounge and scrape to get by.

Nevada is half Ge-Mi, and hides that fact behind baggy clothes and by keeping distance between himself and everyone around him. One day … Continue reading

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Audio Review: J. Scott Coatsworth – The Autumn Lands (Series)

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC
Genre: Fantasy

Narrator: Vance Bastian

Summary:   Jerrith is running. Kissed by an elf, he can’t remain in his hometown of Althos anymore. Not that he wanted to stay.

Caspian still hasn’t figured out why he kissed Jerrith, but he’s running too. Since he was exiled from the Autumn Lands, his past has been hazy, and his future uncertain. But when a stray memory brings things into focus, … Continue reading

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Review: Angel Martinez – Wild Rose, Silent Snow

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal

Summary:

Newly expanded version!
A huge bear at the door, a handsome, naked stranger in the snow, magic fish, enchanted beards—and Rowan thought his life was odd before.
Content with the quiet isolation of their lake house, Snowden and Rowan Hadley survive on summer jobs and winter hunting, unable to move on since their parents died. Their peace is shattered by a strange, human-acclimated bear who insists … Continue reading

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Review tour: Anthology Mischief Corner – This Wish Tonight

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Blurbs:

Warmth, family, good cheer? Not everyone associates these things with the winter holidays. For some, it’s a time of longing and reflection. Mischief Corner Books invites authors to create stories set during the holiday season and centered on the fulfillment of a wish or desire.

Fear of Fire by Gregory L. Norris

Glass Artist Lucius Price works desperately to create a holiday symbol intended to help the town of Villatopia heal from a rash of unsolved … Continue reading

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Review: Meg Harding – Cursed Miracles

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Reviewer: Ashley
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Fantasy

Summary:

Two hundred years ago on Christmas Eve, William Mashinter was frozen in time, cursed by his wife to roam the world on his own, waiting for the love of his life to find him. The love of his life, whom she killed. Time hasn’t healed this wound, and William is tired of the happy holiday and the constant reminders of a love that’s been taken from … Continue reading

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Review: Angel Martinez – Boots

51uxfuyiz9lAuthor: Angel Martinez
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: Fantasy

Summary:
Newly expanded version!
Willem’s lost his job and his boyfriend, and now possibly his mind when his cat calls him a nitwit.
Willem’s father never approved of his artistic talents, his choices in life, or the fact that he’s gay. When the only thing Horst leaves to Willem is the family cat, he thinks it’s his father’s last insult from the grave. That is, until … Continue reading

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Review: R. Cooper – Being(s) in Love Bundle

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal Anthology

Summary:

Beings fall in love, too.

In a world where magical creatures came out of the closet after the First World War, romance still pops up in unexpected places. Police detective and werewolf Ray Branigan will have to overcome his own prejudices to find a happy ending, in Some Kind of Magic. Dragon and historian Philbert Jones has a challenge to face in A Boy and His Dragon—convincing … Continue reading

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