Category Archives: religious

Bridge of Separator (Videssos 12) by Harry Turtledove

Book info (from Goodreads): Rhavas was a good, holy, and pious man-and the cousin of the Avtokrator. He would probably have become ecumenical patriarch of the Empire in the capital, Videssos the city . . . if his world had … Continue reading

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Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos 01) by Dan Simmons

Oh, my lovely Melfka, what would I do without your recommendations?   Synopsis (from Goodreads): On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship … 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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Mini review: Tears of a Heart (Book 1 Kan Savasci Cycle) by Chase Blackwood

I got a complimentary copy of that one from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you! Synopsis: A motherless boy travelling alone to a foreign country. A ruthless dragon destroying his village. An annalist trying to … Continue reading

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Review: Sciaphobia (book 01) by Roy Dodd

I was sent a complimentary copy of this one by the agent of the author in exchange for an honest review. sciaphobia – a fear of shadows;  Synopsis: Jacob and his grandson, Shadow, are renowned exorcists, coming from a family with … Continue reading

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Review: Shadow Cartel (Dominic Grey 04) by Layton Green

Synopsis (from Goodreads): The sins of the past always return… Called upon by a former love to look into the death of a family friend in Miami, veteran investigator Dominic Grey is sucked into the darkest reaches of international narcotics … Continue reading

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Review: He Drinks Poison by Laine Cunningham

I received a complimentary copy of this novel from the publisher  in return for an honest review– thank you! That fact didn’t influence me in any way. Synopsis:   In ignorance he drinks poison, in arrogance he refuses the antidote. The … Continue reading

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Review: Archangel (Samaria 01) by Sharon Shinn

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Through science, faith and force of will, the Harmonics carved out for themselves a society that they conceived of as perfect. Diverse peoples held together by respect for each other and the prospect of swift punishment if … Continue reading

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Review: The Metaxy Project by Layton Green

Synopsis (from Goodreads):  Rising above a hardscrabble childhood to become a star at one of Atlanta’s most prestigious law firms, Derek Miller is reliving The Great Gatsby in his own backyard. The spell is broken, however, when Derek’s investigation into … Continue reading

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