Category Archives: Editorial Reviews

Editorial Review – The Shadow Master’s Miss

 

Title: The Shadow Master’s Miss

Author: Barbara St. Raine

Genre: Historical Romance

 

An unexpected and violent intrusion on the Kingsley’s land tears the family apart, leaving four of the children stranded, terrified for their lives and longing for their parents. Tara, the eldest daughter, is forced to fend for her brother and sisters as they are left unarmed and unprepared for the cold world that awaits them. But when the legendary “Shadow Master” accompanies them on their journey, Tara’s burdens become lighter, and her heart is opened. The once traumatic event for the family ends up bringing them even closer together.

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Editorial Review – Ribbons of Death

 

Title: Ribbons of Death

Author: Edita A. Petrick

Genre: Thriller / Adventure / Science fiction

 

How do you stop terror that doesn’t fight with conventional weapons? How do you combat a myth who simply walks among the people, competing for nothing more than to stay alive? These are the questions government agent Carter must answer when he teams up with Dr. Stella Hunter, a scholar of mythology, to stop the Peacetaker, once assumed to be a legend of the past, before he can strike again.

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Editorial Review – Torn Between Two Worlds

 

Title: Torn Between Two Worlds

Author: Shawn T. Murphy

Genre: Philosophy / Religious / New Thought

 

Torn Between Two Worlds is a series of books that critically examine the seemingly irreconcilable differences between science and those concepts that cannot be fully explained or understood, such as faith, religion, and philosophy. Shawn T. Murphy offers a unique perspective on two things that, when all is said and done, might be more interconnected than conventional thinking would lead us to believe.

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Editorial Review – The Scribbled Victims

 

Title: The Scribbled Victims

Author: Robert Tomoguchi

Genre: Vampire/ Literary Fiction/ Paranormal

 

Yelena Solodnikova is a vampire. Jaded by her true love abandoning her years ago, Yelena refuses to grow too attached to anyone, leaving her unable to succumb to her vampiric instincts without feeling ashamed. But when Yelena meets Orly, a twelve-year-old cancer patient with only weeks to live and a curious talent, she sees an opportunity to finally feed with no remorse.

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Editorial Review – The King of Fu

 

Title: The King of Fu

Author: Benjamin Davis

Genre: Memoir / Magical realism / Coming of age

 

The kingdom of Fu is the unique backdrop Benjamin Davis uses to share the beginning of his life story. Divided into three parts–umbilical cords, childhood, and adolescence–The King of Fu is a reflection of his feelings about everything from his relationships with his family members to death, sex, and pornography and focuses on the question of what it means to be an adult.

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Editorial Review – Sage Stone: The Magic Between The Worlds

 

Title: Sage Stone: The Magic Between The Worlds

Author: Darcy Deming

Genre: YA / Adventure / Spirituality

 

In this unique coming of age story, Darcy Deming tells the tale of Sage Stone, his extraordinary family, and the equally extraordinary journey he must take to become the man he was destined to be. Chosen by the mythical Thunder Beings and having closely survived a brush with death, Sage’s life is irrevocably altered, as he must now battle the darkness in order to bring light into the world with the aid of his twin sister Hannah.

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Editorial Review – Lessons in Poetry: For a Wayward Child of Sad Eyes and Lonely Heart

 

Title: Lessons in Poetry: For a Wayward Child of Sad Eyes and Lonely Heart

Authors: Anita Garman and John Knowlton

Genre: Memoir

 

When her husband of 58 years dies, Anita is inconsolable at having lost her best friend, life companion, and soulmate. She slips in and out of periods of severe depression, struggling against her own grief and her terror that she may not be reunited with her husband in the afterlife.

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Editorial Review – When We Sleep

 

Title: When We Sleep

Author: Ernesto H. Lee

Genre: Supernatural fiction / Dreams

 

When We Sleep by Ernesto H. Lee is a supernatural fiction book with a focus on the mysteries that his dreams have to offer. The book blurb promises bizarre truths the reader will encounter.

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Editorial Review – What Lurks Beyond the Veil

 

Title: What Lurks Beyond the Veil

Author: Stephen Paul

Genre: Supernatural / Science Fiction / Mystery / Thriller

 

This paranormal thriller recounts the story of how three unlikely twenty-somethings, Shawna, Colton, and Adam, take on an apocalyptic threat with the help of an FBI agent and Mariah, an inter-dimensional being.

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Editorial Review – American River: Tributaries

 

Title: American River: Tributaries

Author: Mallory M. O’Connor

Genre: Historical Fiction

 

American River: Tributaries follows the lives of three families of Irish, Mexican, and Japanese descent. Though their ancestors all settled on the American River in Northern California, the generations following spread out across the country, making the families’ interconnection all the more unlikely. But as the characters’ lives overlap and collide, they undergo tremendous growth and are opened to new levels of understanding of each other, of life, and of themselves.

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