Foundry Side cover

Book Review: Foundryside

One of the hardest parts of good science fiction or fantasy is world building. In Foundry Side, Robert Jackson Bennett has built one of the most original worlds I have read about in years. This story centers around a thief named Sancia. She lives in a city-state that runs on industrialized magic. Spells in this…

Assassin by Mark Dawson

Book Review – The Assassin by Mark Dawson

Mark Dawson’s newest book is about an assassin in training Isabella Rose. This story takes place in the world of his John Milton series but is no a Milton book. Isabella and her trainer Maia are on the run. Various government groups and a private military contractor are looking for them. So they are hiding…

Bum Deal by Paul Levine

Book Review: Bum Deal by Paul Levine

Author Paul Levine is back with a new legal thriller in Bum Deal. This novel continues the Attorney Jake Lassiter series of novels. In this story, Jake is asked to become a special prosecutor in a case. Typically a defense attorney Jake takes the assignment with apprehension. A rich doctor is accused of killing his…

Book Review: Fire on the Fens

Sometimes you can judge a book by the cover. As a fire/arson investigator anytime I see a book with flames as cover art I make sure to take a second look. Fire on the Fens by Joy Ellis is about a community being hit by a serial arsonist. At first, it is only property being…

Book Review: Uneasy Prey

Annette Dashofy is back with another Zoe Chambers cozy mystery, Uneasy Prey. I was first drawn to this series due to the main character being involved in rural EMS. While I never took the EMT test I have spent some time helping folks working in EMS. So it is always fun to read a story…