Category Archives: paranormal

Fires of Eden by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Billionaire Byron Trumbo (no, not Donald Trump although people used to mix those two a lot) wants to sell his posh Hawaiian resort to a Japanese investor. He must make it appear prosperous while the deal is … Continue reading

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Mini review: The Restorer (Graveyard Queen 01) by Amanda Stevens

Synopsis:  Amelia is a cemetery restorer who can see ghosts. Still seeing is one thing, interacting with them quite another. Her father has warned her time and again against acknowledging ghosts or being in company of people haunted by them … Continue reading

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Low Town (Low Town 01) by Daniel Polansky

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Drug dealers, hustlers, brothels, dirty politics, corrupt cops . . . and sorcery. Welcome to Low Town. In the forgotten back alleys and flophouses that lie in the shadows of Rigus, the finest city of the Thirteen … Continue reading

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The Hollow Man by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Jeremy Bremen has a secret.  All his life he’s been cursed with the ability to read minds.  He knows the secret thoughts, fears, and desires of others as if they were his own.  For years, his wife, Gail, has served … Continue reading

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Mockingbird (Miriam Black book 2) by Chuck Wendig

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Miriam is trying. Really, she is. But this whole “settling down thing” that Louis has going for her just isn’t working out. She lives on Long Beach Island all year around. Her home is a run-down double-wide … Continue reading

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Hope(less) Judgement of Six 01 by Melissa Haag

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Gabby’s brain is like a human fish finder. It comes in handy when she wants to avoid people. Mostly men. They seem to like her a bit too much. It’s lonely being different, but she’s adapted to … Continue reading

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Dying for a Living (Jesse Sullivan 01) by Kory M. Shrum

Summary (from Goodreads): On the morning before her 67th death, it is business as usual for Jesse Sullivan: meet with the mortician, counsel soon-to-be-dead clients, and have coffee while reading the latest regeneration theory. Jesse dies for a living, literally. … Continue reading

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Olympos (Ilium 02) by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Beneath the gaze of the gods, the mighty armies of Greece and Troy met in fierce and glorious combat, scrupulously following the text set forth in Homer’s timeless narrative, but that was before twenty-first century scholar Thomas … Continue reading

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The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

Lovely Melfka recommended this one to me – thank you very much, you rock! Synopsis (from Goodreads): Paris has survived the Great Houses War – just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the … Continue reading

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Witch’s Bell Book One by Odette C. Bell

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Ebony Bell is living just exactly the life she wants. She has her very own magical bookstore, a wardrobe full of fabulously glitzy clothes, and a sweet bowl just brimming with lollies. But when a 6ft-tall annoyance … Continue reading

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