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Sunday Suprise!

27 September 2009 Jackie 2

Spreading the word about authors is why we are here and this week I get to show you three novels from Michigan based publisher William Joseph K Publishing. The Worm and the Caterpillar by Matthew Ball, Larry Ball (Illustrator) A story drawing a comparison between the worm & the caterpillar […]

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Sunday Surprise!

26 September 2009 Jackie 5

When I went to Barnes & Noble to pick up my copy of An Echo in the Bone, I came across these books sitting on an endcap.  They caught my attention, and with October upon us, I thought they might catch the interest of others as well. A Field Guide […]

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Sunday Surprise!

20 September 2009 Jackie 0

It’s late, I know, but I didn’t want a second week to go by without a Sunday Surprise. Interregnum – An Empire In Flames by S.J.A. Turney For twenty years civil war has torn the Empire apart; the Imperial line extinguished as the mad Emperor Quintus burned in his palace, […]

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Sunday Surprise!

6 September 2009 Jackie 1

Isis by Douglas Clegg (September 29, 2009) Clegg (The Abandoned) expands the burgeoning backstory of his multivolume Harrow haunted house saga with this poignant chamber tragedy involving young Iris Catherine Villiers (who, as an adult, will become Isis Claviger, oracle of the spook-ridden Hudson Valley academy). One of four children […]

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Sunday Surprise!

30 August 2009 Jackie 1

Time of the Faeries by Joseph Corsentino Acclaimed photographer Joseph Corsentino creates a startling new vision in which faeries, angels and vampires hide in the dark corners of urban decay while waging an ancient battle to regain control of our world. The Time of the Faeries will appeal to any […]

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Sunday Surprise!

22 August 2009 Jackie 5

The Vampire Queen’s Servant by Joey W. Hill (Vampire Queen #1) His blood. His soul. His body. Hers for the asking… Lady Elyssa Yamato Amaterasu Wentworth is a centuries-old vampire who’s been given a new servant – Jacob, a total alpha male unaccustomed to submitting to any woman’s wishes. What […]

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Sunday Surprise!

16 August 2009 Jackie 3

Dead to Me by Anton Strout Psychometry-the power to touch an object and divine information about its history-has meant a life of petty crime for Simon Canderous, but now he’s gone over to the good side. At New York’s underfunded and (mostly) secret Department of Extraordinary Affairs, he’s learning about […]

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Sunday Surprise!

9 August 2009 Jackie 2

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that […]

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Sunday Surprise!

9 August 2009 Jackie 5

Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey A nation born of angels; vast, intricate, and surrounded by danger… A woman born to servitude, unknowingly given access to the secrets of the realm… A plot borne of evil, too cunning to be fathomed, too deadly to be known… Sold into indentured servitude in […]

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Sunday Surprise!

2 August 2009 Jackie 3

Wages of Sin by Jenna Maclaine Dulcinea Macgregor Craven is the only child of a wealthy English viscount. She is also a natural witch, one of a long line of Macgregor witches on her mother’s side. When her parents are killed in a carriage accident, Dulcie doesn’t think her life […]