Review – Virgin’s Curse by J.C. Seal

This was a fun read, bold and inventive, with immensely likeable characters. I haven’t read the other books, so came into this one cold. I have to say it works really well as a standalone novel, although reading the other books can only enrich the world the author has created. Elena is a great character;Continue reading “Review – Virgin’s Curse by J.C. Seal”

Review – The Apprentice Storyteller by Astrid V.J.

First I need to point out the story is written in the present tense, which doesn’t suit everyone. It took me a little while to adjust to it but once I did, it seemed to suit the fantastical nature of the story very well. The blurb says it all, so I won’t rehash it. ThisContinue reading “Review – The Apprentice Storyteller by Astrid V.J.”

Review – Forged by Blood (A Kingdom Scarred, #0.5) by Catrin Russell

This is the prequel to A Kingdom Scarred, a new fantasy series which contains all the required elements including a young man on a quest, a younger sibling in peril and fantastic, vicious creatures. There’s a village set in the foothills of towering mountains and tension between children and parents. Anyone who has read whatContinue reading “Review – Forged by Blood (A Kingdom Scarred, #0.5) by Catrin Russell”

Book review – The Power Of Conviction by Catrin Russell

Genre: High Fantasy/Adventure/Romance First off, this book has a cliffhanger, so if you’re invested in the characters from the get-go, just buy the second book as well. You won’t be disappointed. Just trust me on this. Power of Conviction is the first book in the Prime Series. I won’t rehash the story, as the blurbContinue reading “Book review – The Power Of Conviction by Catrin Russell”

Book Review – Incubus Honeymoon by August Li

Genre: LGBT Fantasy Fiction It took me a while to read this book. About two years, in fact. I picked it up, put it down. It played on my mind until finally, with lockdown providing the perfect opportunity to work through my book stash, I could no longer avoid it.  My hesitation had all toContinue reading “Book Review – Incubus Honeymoon by August Li”