Summary Wesson is still years from becoming a man when an immense darkness stirs within his core. The sinister power bursts free during a confrontation with an old enemy, and Wesson’s tranquil life is left in tatters. Forced to flee a murderous mob, Wesson stumbles onto a tumultuous path where he must confront the destructive… Continue reading Review: Mage of No Renown
Summary The world of magick and the world of man have long been estranged from one another. But some can walk between the two—including Breen Siobhan Kelly. She has just returned to Talamh, with her friend, Marco, who’s dazzled and disoriented by this realm—a place filled with dragons and faeries and mermaids (but no WiFi,… Continue reading Review: The Becoming
This is a contemporary fantasy. Things get interesting almost immediately as our main character, Breen, finds her mother has been hiding something very important from her. The father she thought had left them long ago, had left her an account with now a few million dollars for her. Her life to that point was full of stress as she had large school loans, and was pinching pennies trying to keep up with her bills. And things only get more and more interesting as the story goes on.
Summary When the last member of the oldest noble family in Avryn is targeted for assassination, Riyria is hired to foil the plot. Three years have passed since the war-weary mercenary Hadrian and the cynical ex-assassin Royce joined forces to start life as rogues-for-hire. Things have gone well enough until they're asked to help prevent… Continue reading Review: The Death of Dulgath by Michael J. Sullivan
Disclaimer: I have been provided this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Summary On the eve of her resignation, Sheriff Sterling Marsh prepares for a bleak winter in Drybell, Connecticut, after a string of bad decisions leaves her life in shambles. Two weeks before Christmas and expecting… Continue reading Review: Witch13 by Patrick Delaney
So many moments in this book were uncomfortable. Not a bad uncomfortable. The kind of uncomfortable where you just know things are going to go so far sideways.
I want more! After finishing this I have decided L. L. McKinney is a new favorite author. A Dream So Dark continues the story we started in A Blade So Black, and it's fantastic.
Summary The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew. Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple, as Alice juggles an overprotective mom,… Continue reading A Blade So Black by L. L. McKinney
Clay Cooper and his band were once the best of the best, the most feared and renowned crew of mercenaries this side of the Heartwyld. Their glory days long past, the mercs have grown apart and grown old, fat, drunk, or a combination of the three. Then an ex-bandmate turns up at Clay's door with… Continue reading Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames
I was engaged in this story pretty much from page 1. I loved the plot, characters, and setting. Not that the setting is any place I would want to live, but I felt it was something a bit new, and different from what I've read previously.