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 […]

Book Review: The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl, Theodora Goss

Book Review: The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl, Theodora Goss Fantasy:The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl, Theodora Goss   If you have not read the two previous books in this series by Theodora Goss, stop. Find them, read them, and come back. Not because I will give away (too many) spoilers, but because […]