Book Review: Imaginary Numbers, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Imaginary Numbers, InCryptid Book 9, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: Imaginary Numbers, Seanan McGuire   It is a testimony to both the volume and quantity of books Seanan McGuire writes that I am only now featuring one from her InCrypted series. Nominated for the Hugo Award for best series, InCryptid tells the stories of a […]

Blog Tour: City Among the Stars, Francis Carsac

Book Review: City Among the Stars, Francis Carsac, Translated by Judith Sullivan and Margaret Schiff Science Fiction: City Among the Stars, Francis Carsac, Translated by Judith Sullivan and Margaret Schiff   Ah, the Golden Age of Science Fiction. Heinlein. Asimov. Clarke. Names which defined an era and shaped a genre. For non-English speakers, the name Carsac […]

Blog Tour: The Tempus Project, Antony Johnston

Book Review: The Tempus Project, Brigitte Sharp Book 2, Antony Johnston Thriller: The Tempus Project, Brigitte Sharp Book 2, Antony Johnston   The Tempus Project is the second novel featuring protagonist Brigitte Sharp. Sharp is a British agent with multiple skills. Although her work takes her into the field and occasionally requires the use of […]

Book Review: The Failsafe Query, Michael Jenkins

Book Review: The Failsafe Query, Failsafe Novel Book 1, Michael Jenkins Thriller: The Failsafe Query, Failsafe Novel Book 1, Michael Jenkins   Like many spy thrillers, The Failsafe Query starts with a seemingly small mission in the past. Unlike many of them, though, this mission is not set during the Cold War or other times fraught with East/West […]

Blog Tour: The Secrets of Strangers, Charity Norman

Book Review: The Secrets of Strangers, Charity Norman   Fiction: The Secrets of Strangers, Charity Norman   Most books are pleasant. Enjoyable. Sometimes exciting. I like them well enough but they scratch the typical itches. They aren’t shattering. They don’t cut to your core. They are absolutely worth the time and effort to read them […]

Blog Tour: The Creak on the Stairs, Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir

Book Review: The Creak on the Stairs, Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir, translated by Victoria Cribb Mystery: The Creak on the Stairs, Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir; translated by Victoria Cribb   I am beginning to love Nordic crime novels. The Creak on the Stairs has just been translated into English, and it is brilliant. Elma has returned to […]