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The Other Side of Midnight

Atmospheric, romantic, suspenseful, and filled with supernatural detail that is sometimes spine chilling...this historical mystery has it all. Ellie Winter is a psychic medium who is so real she jumps off the page. Flawed, slightly broken,...

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  • Author: Simone St. James
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Master of Plagues - A Nicolas Lenoir Novel, #2

Plague has come to the city and it doesn’t appear to have come naturally. Horrible in its affects, it becomes clear that someone has deliberately spread this illness through the populace. Time is not on Inspector Lenoir and his partner Serg...

4 Stars
  • Author: E.L. Tettensor
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural, * SF: Fantasy, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: ROC

Broken

Alia is a fun loving woman with a taste for beauty in all of its forms. Art, music, poetry and the human body top her list. She is a fallen angel who seems to flow gracefully and sensually through 1940's Paris. She is enjoying life and love...

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Mayhem

Move over, Sherlock Holmes! Dr. Bond is on the case! When a serial killer who seems to be a copycat of the notorious Jack the Ripper terrorizes the streets of Whitechapel, police surgeon/detective Dr. Thomas Bond is convinced they are deali...

5 Stars

Darkwalker - A Nicolas Lenoir Novel, #1

I don’t read a lot of fantasy anymore. They all started to sound alike; a quest with a band of misfits trying to save the world, etc. Now I look for the unusual, the unique. That is what grabs my attention and piques my curiosity. So when I...

4 Stars
  • Author: E.L. Tettensor
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Debut Title, * SF: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, * Susp: Mystery, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: ROC

A Breath of Frost - The Lovegrove Legacy, #1

A Breath of Frost combines magical mayhem, a murder mystery and the high society of Regency London full of balls, afternoon tea and finishing schools with a difference. I loved the mystery surrounding the girl's powers and why Emma's mother...

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The Descent - Book Three of the Taker Trilogy

The Descent is the final installment of the Taker Trilogy and man does it pack a wallop. I never expected to find myself totally immersed in this story. Alma did not pull any punches. The reader is sure to enjoy all the twists and turns in...

5 Stars

The Deepest Night - The Sweetest Dark, #2

Fantasy, dragons, and magic! What more could a story need?! The Deepest Night was a one day read and was so good! Shana Abe is definitely an author that I am going to want to read more from! This is book two in the The Sweetest Dark series...

5 Stars
  • Author: Shana Abe
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Bantam

Seduction - A Novel of Suspense

I will admit, the book blurb for this novel was the hook that drew me in as I am a huge Victor Hugo fan and read his works in my free time (what little there is of that). I was not in the least bit disappointed. For author M.J. Rose to take...

5 Stars

The Shadowy Horses

The thing that first made me want to read this book was the fact it was set in Scotland. After reading a few chapters I became engrossed in the storyline which I found to be incredibly interesting because I have always enjoyed learning new...

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An Inquiry Into Love and Death

This story packed a punch for me in regards to the ghost storyline. I love a good ghost story and with this one, I have to say that while I was reading it late at night, I was a bit jumpy at every noise I heard. The author meshed a great gh...

4 Stars
  • Author: Simone St. James
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Susp: Mystery, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: NAL

The Shadowy Horses

The Shadowy Horses is an exhilarating, ghostly read that is a must read for anyone who is a fan of a historical fiction! Ms. Kearsley writes a broody, Scottish, enchanting read that leaves readers biting at their nails at her sheer brillian...

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The Reckoning - The Taker Trilogy, #2

The reader is once again taken on a breathtaking journey in the lives of Lanny, Luke, Adair, and Jonathon. The second installment of the trilogy picks up right where The Taker leaves off. I found myself once again immersed in the many twist...

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Portlandtown - A Tale of the Oregon Wyldes, #1

I’m not much of a zombie fan but a novel like Portlandtown, written by Rob DeBorde, was a book I could not put down. It’s not just a “zombie story” or an “Old West” story. It’s a story of secrets, magic and mystery. It’s a story of two men,...

5 Stars

Boleyn-Tudor Vampire

Boleyn-Tudor Vampire tells the story, albeit in a supernatural manner, the story of Anne Boleyn, a tragic and poignant person from Medieval England. Sentenced to death because her husband King Henry the 8th, tired of her, on the date of her...

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The Haunting of Maddy Clare

This is a really good tale of a death that came too soon and how the dead will try to find a way for us to help them find the peace they seek so badly. It was really well written and I feel that any reader who is interested in the reason be...

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  • Author: Simone St. James
  • Review by: Sherylyn
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: NAL

The Third Section - The Danilov Quintet, #3

These are not your Twilight, non-blood drinking, romantic, or emotionally tortured vampires. These have all the compassion of a Jack-the –Ripper or a Zodiac killer. They must drink blood to stay alive and they are not kind. They get the mos...

4 Stars

Zombie Island - A Shakespeare Undead Novel

William Shakespeare has figured out a way for him and his lady love to be together. He gives her a potion that simulates death, and will whisk her away from her tomb, leaving her husband, and London believing that Katherine Dymond is dead....

4 Stars

Queen of Kings - The Immortal Story of Cleopatra

What if Cleopatra were immortal with a blood lust unsurpassed by anything ever seen? That is one of the questions that this author addresses. Cleopatra is in mourning, her husband and lover Marc Antony lies dead at his own hand believing th...

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Devil Tree

Lucas and Tamsen Sawyer are nearly killed when their raft was capsized while they were heading down the Greensnake River on their way to a new start. They are rescued by Jonah Duvall who takes them to his home where his wife and son help to...

4 Stars

The Inheritance

This is one of the most imaginative and captivating stories I have read in a long time. There is mystery, adventure and more than enough twists that I became caught up in Theodore Baker’s life, and could not tear myself away until I reached...

5 Stars

First Bite - The Dark Woods Trilogy, #1 / The Wicked Queen's Tale

First Bite is what happens when a fairy tale retelling is done correctly. This retelling of Snow White breathes new life into the age old tale, and gives it an edge that is sure to be popular with contemporary readers. The dark imagery is b...

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Dust of the Damned

This is a great book, if you’re into Westerns (think Louis L'Amour style) and into the Supernatural (shifters and vampires). It has gritty, fast-paced action with tough women characters like Annie Oakley or sensual like Mae West. The plot s...

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Jane Austen Blood Persuasion - A Novel

It has been years since Jane took the Cure and the Damned helped save England from the French. The Damned have been cast out from London Society, and some have made their way to Jane's quiet little town. The close quarters have started Jane...

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A Clockwork Fairytale - Clockwork Fairytales, #1

I have to say, "A Clockwork Fairytale" is exactly as described, priests, magic, doodads, and all. If you are attached to steam punk novels, however, that aspect is only lightly handled here, instead falling into a perception of mechanical f...

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The Taker

On a cold winter's night Luke meets Lanny during his shift at the hospital. She comes to him covered in blood with no marks on herself. She tries to explain why she doesn't have a mark on her. What Luke witnesses causes him to doubt everyth...

4 Stars

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Zombie Jim - Blood Enriched Classics

If you haven't read Mark Twain's classic Huckleberry Finn, you've missed out on a wonderful piece of literature. Now, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Zombie Jim, brings new life (or new Undead Life) to this great book. Bill Czolgosz...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Mark Twain, W. Bill Czolgosz
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Drought

This was a seriously fantastic story to read. It had so many things going on at different times that it was almost never dull or boring. There was a lot going on that even the narrator wasn't aware of in spite of the fact she was the one te...

5 Stars
  • Author: Pam Bachorz
  • Review by: IntoTheMorning
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural, * SF: Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Egmontusa

A Vampire in Whitechapel

Victorian London. Abel, a vampire, walks the streets of Victorian London in search of his next meal. Soon, he discovers he’s not the only blood-thirsty creature haunting the bleak streets. Jack the Ripper is in full force, mutilating...

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The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

Elizabeth Tudor is about to be crowned Queen of England, but the night before her coronation, she is brought to her mother's tomb to learn about an ancient evil that is threatening her country. Mordred, son of King Arthur, is an immortal va...

5 Stars

Thirteen Years Later - The Danilov Quintet, #2

Thirteen Years Later by Jasper Kent is a historical paranormal military fiction. The book is set during 1825 which leads up to the mysterious death Tsar Alexander I of Russia and the Decembrist Uprising. Set thirteen years after Aleksei Dan...

4 Stars

Jane and the Damned

The Damned -those darkly beautiful and seductive creatures of the night, are avoided by the righteous and courted by the fashionable, are all the rage of English society. When Jane Austen encounters one at an evening soiree in 1797, she bel...

5 Stars

The Native Star

Emily Edwards is a small-town girl in post-Civil War California, practicing her simple folk magic on things like casting a love spell on the local lumberman, whom she thinks will make a good husband. She also tries to avoid local warlock Dr...

5 Stars

Twelve - The Danilov Quintet, #1

Jasper Kent’s Twelve: Russia 1812 is a nice blend of dark fantasy and historical fantasy. Set during the time of Napoleon’s reign and war with Russia, is filled with lots of detail dealing with war. The story focuses on Captain...

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Immortal

Traci L. Slatton brings to life the life of Luca Bastard, Luca the Bastard. From since he can remember Luca has lived on the streets of Florence. Every bit of clothing he had came from the garbage, food was stolen and coveted, friends were...

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  • Author: Traci L. Slatton
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Delta