March 14, 2023

Duties of the Heart

This fantasy romance revolves around a prince who meets and falls in love with a mysterious woman just weeks before he’s to be married—and the potentially disastrous consequences of that connection.

Prince Alexander—son and heir of King Benjamin of Theslia—is sent to a remote village to locate and return to the castle with a woman […]

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February 28, 2023

The Vampires: Sodom and Gomorrah

Blending elements of Old Testament myth and dark fantasy, Levant DuPrae’s novel revolves around Lot and his tribulations leading up to his exodus from Sodom, when the city was destroyed by God after Lot failed to find five righteous men in the city riddled with depravity.

When God tells Lot in a vision to leave […]

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February 21, 2023

Vampiro Trilogy: Volume III: Brotherhood of the Bat

A toothsome blend of speculative fiction, Mesoamerican myth, and horror, the third and concluding installment of Dr. Don W. Hill and Tom Cavaretta’s Vampiro trilogy wraps up this grand-scale narrative of a vampire outbreak in the Southwest and its potential connections to ancient civilizations.

Set in the 1980s, the narrative is essentially numerous intertwined storylines. […]

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February 21, 2023

The Demon Hunter

For all of the fantastical elements at play in The Demon Hunter, author Aya offers readers a surprisingly down-to-earth central conflict.

The book’s protagonist is Ayanoor, a retired government worker now specializing in herbalism and social justice while enjoying the rewards of being a beloved grandmother. Ayanoor also happens to be a Demon Hunter sent […]

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February 21, 2023

Inherit the Earth

Barbara G Louise’s fourth and concluding installment in her Rabble and the Rich tetralogy (all of which can be read as standalone novels) chronicles the consequences of an anti-capitalist revolution on an alternate Earth that spreads across America—and the world.

Set initially in the mid 21st century, the story follows Sally Solley, a nearly 60-year […]

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February 14, 2023

The Invasion of Peasant-Earth

In The Invasion of Peasant Earth, Barbara G Louise takes humanity to the year 3683 and creates an Anarkhist (her spelling) society.

A nuclear war has made all big cities uninhabitable. Survivors live in an agrarian world culture in which small villages are surrounded by farms, and the entire world is a mega-cooperative with no […]

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February 14, 2023

The Milky Galaxy

In The Milky Galaxy, Barbara G Louise presents two related novellas that envision a bleak future for a severely depleted Earth, but a brighter one for other inhabited planets.

The novellas have the same premise: Climate change has made it nearly impossible for Earth’s living things to survive in the open. The capitalistic economy has […]

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February 7, 2023

Blue Lunch

Blue Lunch is a speculative satire masquerading as a political thriller brimming with intelligence, absurdity and insightful humour.

The novel focuses on the scientific misadventures of psychedelic outlaw scientist Clayton Fitzugh, aka Fitz, and his band of merry scientific pranksters as they embark on a revolutionary project to develop “a method for sustaining nuclear fusion.”

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February 7, 2023

Kyber Path: Journey of Enlightenment

The fervor for technological innovation—and the fear it engenders—drive the plot of D. Thomas Svenson’s fast-moving science fiction debut, Kyber Path.

In the opening scene, the eponymous Dr. Kyber is attacked in his office in the capital city of the Kray Alliance by an evildoer who wants his research. Kyber is the designer of Kybernetics, […]

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January 24, 2023

Mantle of the World Ruler: The Lost Wells Trilogy, Book Two

Prophecies are mutable in Mantle of the World Ruler, Kate Gateley’s compelling second installment of The Lost Wells Trilogy.

In the first book, 30-year-old linguistics student Julia Harrison learns of her status as a witch, as well as a love connection with Irish scholar and warrior Dom O’Brien that’s spanned countless lifetimes. The pair work […]

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