Monthly Archives: October 2016

Movie review: Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil directed by Mike Disa

Movie info (from Wikipedia): Wolf (Patrick Warburton), Granny (Glenn Close), and Twitchy (Cory Edwards) are on a rescue mission to save Hansel and Gretel (Bill Hader and Amy Poehler) from an evil witch named Verushka (Joan Cusack). The plan goes … Continue reading

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The Invisible Force (AATIC 01)by M.T. Cruz

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in return for an honest review – thank you very much! Product info (from Amazon.com): Hong Kong is on the brink of being wiped out… and the US Defense … Continue reading

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Movie review: I, Anna (2012) directed by Barnaby Southcombe

Movie info: DCI Bernie Reid (Gabriel Byrne) cannot sleep due to personal problems. He is cruising London at night when he hears over the radio that a man was brutally murdered in one of high rise apartment buildings. While entering the … Continue reading

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The Highwayman (Victorian Rebels 01) by Kerrigan Byrne

Synopsis (from Goodreads): STEALING BEAUTY Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More, is a ruthless villain. Scarred and hard-hearted, Dorian is one of London’s wealthiest, most influential men who will stop at nothing to wreak vengeance on those who’ve wronged … Continue reading

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Hold Your Breath (Search and Rescue 01) by Katie Ruggle

Synopsis (from Goodreads): In the remote Rocky Mountains, lives depend on the Search & Rescue brotherhood. But in a place this far off the map, trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder… As the captain of … Continue reading

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Dawnthief (Chronicles of the Raven 01) by James Barclay

Synopis (from Goodreads): The Raven are six men and an elf. They have fought together for years. When they agree to escort a Xesteskian mage on a sinister mission, they find themselves fighting for one of the most evil Colleges … Continue reading

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Faces Under Water (The Secret Books of Venus 01) by Tanith Lee

Synopsis (from Goodreads): In the hedonistic atmosphere of an eighteenth-century Venice Carnival, gaiety turns deadly when Furian Furiano happens upon a beautiful mask of Apollo floating in the murky waters of the canals. The mask hides a sinister art, and … Continue reading

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Starfish (Rifters 01) by Peter Watts

I will never thank dear Melfka enough for recommending books for me. Thank you, my dear, I owe you. Synopsis (from Goodreads): A huge international corporation has developed a facility along the Juan de Fuca Ridge at the bottom of … Continue reading

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