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At the Gates of Darkness by R. Feist

20 April 2010 Karyl 1

I was asked to review At the Gates of Darkness by Raymond Feist, and since I usually enjoy a good fantasy novel and had never read this author, I was anxious to get started. To protect their world from the savage demon hordes, the Black Sorcerer Pug and Midkemia’s clandestine […]

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The Darcy Cousins by M. Fairview

26 March 2010 Karyl 2

Historical Fiction is one of my favorite genres, so when I was asked to review The Darcy Cousins by Monica Fairview, I was interested to see if it fit the category, or if it was just another fluffy romance novel set inaccurately in the past. A young lady in disgrace […]

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Moon Rise by M. Brothers

14 February 2010 Karyl 3

I don’t usually like to read a sequel before reading the first book in a series because you tend to miss pertinent aspects of the story, however, that wasn’t really necessary when I picked up Moon Rise, the second book in the Unbidden Magic series. Moon Rise by Marilee Brothers […]

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Soul Catcher by L. Bridger

30 January 2010 Karyl 5

The synopsis for Soul Catcher captured my interest and the idea of reincarnation with a mixture of demonology and Indian mythology was an exciting premise. From the gothic eccentricity of Asheville, North Carolina, to the terrifying recesses of the Appalachian wilderness, from modern demonology to ancient Cherokee mythology, Soul Catcher […]

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Legend of the White Wolf by T. Spear

19 January 2010 Karyl 5

I am always interested in reading something with a little more suspense and Legend of the White Wolf did not disappoint. In this fourth in Spear’s series, Private Eye Cameron MacPherson and Faith O’Mallery are both on quests that lead them into the world of magical wolves… Cameron arrives in […]

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Turnskin by N. Kimberling

24 December 2009 Karyl 1

I received Turnskin from a friend of mine and was looking forward to an interesting diversion. Raised in a remote farming community, Tom Fletcher knows little of his Shifter heritage and less about the dangerous lives that other Shifters lead in the city of Riverside. For Tom the big city […]