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Review: “The Void Protocol,” F. Paul Wilson

Rating: 3 out of 5 F. Paul Wilson’s The Void Protocol (The ICE Sequence (3)) picks up with Laura and Rick once again on the outs after his revelation at the end of the previous book. This time, the new

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Review: “The God Gene,” F. Paul Wilson

Rating: 4 out of 5 F. Paul Wilson’s The God Gene: A Novel (The ICE Sequence Book 2) picks up a little after the close of Panacea. Rick Hayden’s adoptive brother Keith (a zoologist) has gone missing. He liquidated all

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Review: “Panacea,” F. Paul Wilson

Rating: 4 out of 5 F. Paul Wilson’s Panacea: A Novel (The ICE Sequence Volume 1) runs on an intriguing premise: what if there’s a “potion” of sorts that can cure… anything? It can bring the recipient back to a

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Review: “Beneath the Rising,” Premee Mohamed

Rating: 5 out of 5 Premee Mohamed’s cosmic horror novel Beneath The Rising bowled me over. Right from the start we’re presented with a highly unusual friendship of sorts. Joanna “Johnny” Chambers was born to a wealthy family, and possesses

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Review: “Shiva’s Bow,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 Skyla Dawn Cameron’s Shiva’s Bow (Livi Talbot Volume 4) is the fourth book in this series, or sixth if you count two novellas. (See the end of this review for a full list, in order,

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Review: “Emperor’s Tomb,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 I’m continuing the Livi Talbot series by Skyla Dawn Cameron with book three: Emperor’s Tomb (Livi Talbot volume 3). (Note you should read Ashford’s Ghost, a novella, between books two and three.) Livi Talbot is

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Review: “Odin’s Spear,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 Skyla Dawn Cameron’s Odin’s Spear (Livi Talbot) (Volume 2) is the sequel to book one, Solomon’s Seal [review]. This is another wonderful combination of urban fantasy, thriller, adventure, and horror–a combination that hits exactly the

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Review: “Solomon’s Seal,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 Skyla Dawn Cameron’s Solomon’s Seal (Livi Talbot) (Volume 1) starts off a new series with a bang! It has a bit each of a handful of genres: thriller, urban fantasy, adventure, and horror. Livi Talbot

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Review: “The Knight’s Daughter,” S.H. Cooper

Pros: Beautiful world-building; wonderful characters Cons: Some of the events toward the end felt a little hurried Rating: 4 out of 5 I love S.H. Cooper’s horror work, so I was intrigued to try her young adult fantasy (and she

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Short Take: “Operation Congo,” William Meikle

Pros: Still loving this series! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Operation Congo (S-Squad Book 9) is a delightful continuance of his monster-fighting Scottish military squad stories. They’ve been all the way around the world, fought giant

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