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#IndieSpotlight Mark Huntley-James

Independent Author Mark Huntley – James talks about his series, Demon Trader “ Lots of small ideas can make a plot, but I don’t feel they make a story on their own. ” I don’t have big ideas, just small, disposable and sticky ones which gradually clump together into something that looks like a big idea, in the right light. When I …

I Know Science Fiction and Fantasy Can be Daunting

“You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.” Hey lovely people. I want to talk to you about science fiction and fantasy. Science Fiction and Fantasy can be a daunting genre to get into. It is that wild genre that isn’t always based in reality. I mean what are you supposed to do with space …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Child Thief by Brom

First Chapter, First Paragraph In a small corner of Prospect Park, in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, a thief lay hidden in the trees. This thief wasn’t searching for an unattended purse, cell phone, or camera. This thief was looking for a child. In the dusk of that early-autumn day, the child thief peered out from the shad- ows and falling leaves to …

Review of Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

“Two is for discipline, heedless of trial; Three for the gleam of a jewel or a smile; Four for fidelity, facing ahead; Five for tradition and debts to the dead; Six for the truth over solace in lies; Seven for beauty that blossoms and dies; Eight for salvation no matter the cost; Nine for the Tomb, and for all that …

Review of Aftershocks by Marko Kloos

What Happens After A Great War… “She figured that if the Mnemosyne ever became fully sentient and staged a rebellion against biological life-forms, it would remember who had treated it with respect.” Book Synopsis A solar system fights to survive and reform in the wake of war, but the real battle is about to begin. Across the six-planet expanse of …

Review of This Time by Azaaa Davis

“Nadira woke up encompassed in emptiness.” ― Azaaa Davis, This Time” RATING  4/5   STATS Kindle Edition 250 pagesPublished October 1st 2018 by Camp-Davis ProductionsASINB07F7X4HT1Edition LanguageEnglishSeriesNadira Holden, Demon Hunter #1 STORY SYNOPSIS “Legendary demon hunter Nadira Holden paid the ultimate price to end the war between demons and hunters. Resurrected in present-day New York, many years have passed, everyone moved on without her, …

Indie Spotlight – Marina Ermakova

The initial idea for Terrestrial Magic came to me back when I was an undergrad wondering how to use my scientific experience to enhance a fantasy story rather than bog it down. I envisioned an apocalypse of legendary monsters, with my characters scrambling to learn enough about these animals and their dangers to stay safe. I considered how a biologist …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black

First Chapter, First Paragraph The girl did not ride the unicorn, because no one ever did. She rode a nervous oat- colored palfrey that had no name, and led the second horse, a blind and almost deaf ancient who long ago had been called Rinaldo and was now simply Rin. The unicorn sometimes paced next to the palfrey, and sometimes not. Rin bore the …

Firefly: The Unification War Vol. 1 (Firefly #1-4) by Greg Pak, Joss Whedon, Dan McDaid

Once Again, Mal and Company Create A Wonderful Story “Kaylee, it’s Mal. The engine is on fire. Really? Thanks I hadn’t noticed. ” ― Firefly: The Unification War Vol. 1 STATSHardcover, 144 pagesPublished April 30th 2019 by BOOM! StudiosISBN1684153220 (ISBN13: 9781684153220)Edition LanguageEnglishSeriesFirefly #1-4, The Unification War STORY SYNOPSIS A new era of Firefly starts here, as the secret history of the Unification War is revealed …