This garden is full of haunted people. There’s Wash Greavor and his friends, lost on backwoods logging trails, who stumble on an ancient graveyard where a monstrous sentry from long ago awaits them. Then there’s Corbin Grimwood and his new gun. It hums in his hand like a can full of bees. And there are others. Lost souls seeking a way out. But there’s no escaping the bitter truth that awaits us all in the heart of the garden.
Book Review: The Outlands
In the ruins of the world that was lies the city of Dios, a haven protected from the hostile environment known as The Outlands. Ruled by an oppressive Patriarch, the people of Dios are conditioned in fear. The smallest infraction could result in banishment to the Outlands, a fate worse than death. With his make-shift family of “Undesirables”, Jett Lasting struggles to find his place in a world where drawing attention to yourself can get you killed. His very existence is considered a crime. To survive, he must avoid guards, beggar gangs, and an ever-growing tension that could drag the whole city into chaos. Jett unwittingly becomes entwined in a plot to overthrow the government where his choices could lead to freedom or the death of everyone he’s ever known or cared about.
Book Review: He’ll Be Waiting
There are no safe spaces... When Tess Porter agrees to pick up her boyfriend's college pal at the airport on a snowy December night, she has no idea she's about to embark on the most dangerous ride of her life. Two days later, the 17-year-old wakes up in a hospital with broken bones, and unable to remember how she got there. Her parents are acting strangely, and neither James, her boyfriend, nor her best friend Izzy has visited. As she struggles to physically recover, Tess wrestles with haunting questions: What happened? Will her memory ever return? and what if she's better off not recalling any of it?
Book Review: Spooky Action at a Distance
Lt. Naiche Decker has finally found a place to call home--complete with the father she never knew--on the ship he commands. Now her new home is going on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of known space to look for a missing scientific expedition. Did the odd phenomena they were researching claim them or are they still lingering out there, just waiting for help to come? This sequel to We Have Met the Enemy continues Lt. Decker's story as well as those who also serve about the Lovelace.
Book Review: Break My Bones
Brooklyn, a wife with a child, has been beaten--physically and mentally--one too many times. She flees her husband with her baby girl and tries to create a new life for them far away from him. Luckily, he is currently in prison for a DWI. But, just as Brooklyn is finally making something for herself at her new job, her husband is released. Old emotions--both good and bad--swallow Brooklyn as he tries to win her back. Can she retain this new independence and confidence that she's built around herself these past few months? Even if it means bodies continue to litter her husband's footsteps?
Book Review: 337
337 follows the life of Samuel Darte whose mother vanished when he was in his teens. It was his brother, Tom who found her wedding ring on the kitchen table along with the note. While their father pays the price of his mother’s disappearance, Sam learns that his long-estranged Gramma is living out her last days in a nursing home nearby. Keen to learn about what really happened that day and realising the importance of how little time there is, he visits her to finally get the truth. Soon it’ll be too late and the family secrets will be lost forever. Reduced to ashes. But in a story like this, nothing is as it seems.
Book Review: The Hidden King
Aed lives in the Maze, a world full of gangs, dirt, and starvation. With hands crippled beyond recognition, work is near impossible to come by, and he has been denied even entry into a gang. The only thing keeping him going is his partner Ninian and the little boy they look after, Ronan. But when tragedy strikes, Aed has to figure out a new way to live. Journeying to a city greater than any he could have dreamed of, he discovers secrets about himself that will shape his destiny. Will these secrets help or harm his new life?
Book Review: Dreams of Winter
In this sci-fi crossed with fantasy, the universe is in trouble. The Gods have abandoned the humans after destroying each other in a fight that obliterated an entire planet. Now, they slumber within each of their own worlds, and it seems as if humans may be able to thrive without the Gods. But that all changes when one of the Three, the sons of the Gods, is broken out of prison. Now, each of the Three, whom many think are only myths, are free on the planet Crimeat. They have the power to destroy that world, and even the universe. Will the Conclave and Inquisition be able to stop them before it's too late?
Book Review: The Story of Evil
The famous jouster Stephen Brightflame, his aerial warrior brother Tyrus Canard, and the fierce ranger Kari Quinn all battle the monsters attempting to take control of Celestial. Each has their own obstacles they must face, and all charge forward into the almost certain death. Will any of them survive this ordeal? Will anyone be able to save the city and its inhabitants from monster control? The mighty King Zoran, he who destroyed the infamous dragon, Draviakhan, now faces both his own grandson Prince Silvanus as well as the dragon's son, Nightstrike. Who will come out on top?
Book Review: The Unknown Hero
Isaac Philips, in this futuristic novel from another galaxy explores a tense political climate as a new species shows up unannounced, armed for war. With a plethora of futuristic inventions and a variety of alien races and worlds, Philips creates an entirely new universe, fraught with dangerous political times and on the brink of a great war. The book follows a Midek (one of the many unique races depicted), who loses his brother to an invader. His life is thus turned completely around, as he journeys to different worlds, navigating his way through the political climate and trying to do the best he can for those he believes in. Will it be enough?