In addition to the amazing cover, Conquest is a roller coaster ride to read. Rin is a prince of a warring kingdom, but his father, the king, has had definite ideas of what Rin can and can’t do. Mainly, he isn’t allowed to do much of anything. He is a prince in name only, and has no real idea of the workings of the politics of the kingdom. … Continue reading
Soul Reapers are the collectors of souls to bring to Sutekh, who feeds off them. The more evil the soul, the more Sutekh likes it. He has followers, reapers and even half human sons.
The book begins with a Soul Reaper, Dagan Krayl, a son of Sutekh, appearing in a squalid Chicago tenement room. He is there to collect the Darksoul of a murderer, one rape’s, tortures and … Continue reading
Told in first person POV by Oliver, who is in love with his boyfriend, Randy, and wants a commitment. Randy, at 26 being five years Oliver’s senior, claims to be “not ready”. When Oliver’s mother gets engaged and moves 800 miles away, from Toronto to Montreal, she wants Oliver to transfer colleges and come with her. Randy not only does not complain he encourages the move. Ten days … Continue reading
This is a fun short story (less than 60 pages) from J.M. Snyder. Greg Chennault is a young kid who gets interested in golf as his home is set just off the fairway of a golf course. While a teenager, he gets a job caddying for a man, Trevor Johns, at this golf club that lasts throughout his high school years. During his time as Mr. Johns’ caddy, … Continue reading
Warning: Contains spoilers for the previous book in this series. It is not recommended to read this book as a standalone.
This short story is a follow up/companion story to the novel ‘Stepping Up to the Plate’. The main character of this short is one of the secondary characters in the first novel – Ange. It is unclear exactly how long after the action of the first book … Continue reading
This was one of those stories that just reach in, grab your heart and squeeze. It is set during the Korean War and told in third person POV of Carl, a pilot. Carl has a best friend in his navigator, Bert. Bert is a ladies’ man, always looking for a cutie to share time with. This time, it is Ellie, a girl he saw in the USO … Continue reading
Josh and DeMar were actors together in a Shakespearean play. Starting as friends, they became a couple until fighting and anger drove them apart, and Josh left the show, the city and their partnership. DeMar, three weeks after the show ends and Josh has gone home, shows up at the airport and asks Josh to pick him up. Can they rekindle what they lost?
This is a difficult … Continue reading
Sidney is first introduced as a ten-year-old boy, who just lost his very beloved mother to cancer. Sidney’s father, a ranch owner, is cold and remote, and abusive. Losing his wife seems to be the final straw for him, and he treats his son with neglect, disdain or abuse. Nash, eight years older than Sidney, is a ranch hand who lost his father not long before Sidney’s mom died. … Continue reading
Daniel is a grad student in magic, studying magical history and working at the museum part time, when he meets Rhys (Reece), a shifter. Rhys is new to the area and snows his attraction to Daniel by asking him to dinner, followed by a night at his hotel. Rhys has money, though he is a little vague on what he actually does for a living.
The story … Continue reading
Zach and Logan are partners on the police force, and have been so for over two years. They are friends and lovers, as well. Logan tends to take huge chances and it makes Zach crazy. When Zach’s grandfathers’ friend dies, and a ring he was supposedly buried in turns up in a local pawn shop, gramps asks the two to investigate.
As they begin the investigation, Logan is … Continue reading