Category Archives: Fantasy

Stories About Things by Aelius Blythe – Speculative Anthology

A well-written, bite-sized, imaginative flash fiction collection which serve as an ideal introduction to Blythe’s work. Recommended for those looking for a quick, free, and thought-provoking read. Continue reading

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Arcane Solutions by Gayla Drummond – Paranormal Romance

If you like urban fantasy settings with a dollop of romance, then this might be one for you. Continue reading

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Incubus by Carol Goodman – Paranormal Romance

Combining elements of gothic romance with the current trend for supernatural fiction, Carol Goodman creates a unique blend of mythology and popular culture, appealing to our fascination with darkness and our hunger for lust and fear combined. Continue reading

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Irregular Creatures by Chuck Wendig – Speculative Anthology

Chuck Wendig’s Irregular Creatures is yet another feather in the short story collection cap, featuring nine speculative fiction tales that will shock, amuse, bewilder and entertain Continue reading

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Past the Borders by Christopher Ruz — Speculative Anthology

What a rarity: this review is not based on a review copy. That’s right, I splashed out a grand $0.99 for this collection and would gladly have spent more. But less reverence, and more review. Here’s why YOU should be … Continue reading

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Like A Moonrise – Six Tales of Shapeshifters

While I generally do not review erotica, an author friend of mine — MeiLin Miranda — contributed to a paranormal erotica anthology at the end of last year and was kind enough to toss me a review copy. I (idiot … Continue reading

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Little Sister by V.J. Chambers — YA Dark Fantasy

I’ve mentioned V.J. Chambers before on quillsandzebras, and reviewed her YA dark fantasy Breathless, which I described as Twilight meets the Da Vinci Code. Sticking to the genre she knows best, Valerie has released another YA dark fantasy with a … Continue reading

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Devil’s Eye by Kait Nolan — Urban Fantasy

Many thanks to the author for the review copy — and my apologies to her for the long overdue review! Devil’s Eye by Kait Nolan Set in Kait Nolan’s Mirus universe, Devil’s Eye is a fast-paced urban fantasy detective novella … Continue reading

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Irish Moon by Amber Scott — Paranormal Romance

Continuing on my Blog Tour de Force adventures, I received a review copy from Amber Scott, writer of steamy romance, stay home mom, avid reader, writing coach, not to mention fellow chocolate enthusiast. Below lies my review — and as … Continue reading

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The Mind Readers by Lori Brighton – YA Urban Fantasy

I’ve chatted about Lori Brighton before here on QAZ — and even reviewed her paranormal romance The Ghost Hunter — so it’s already clear to all that I enjoy Lori’s writing style and think of her as an exemplary indie … Continue reading

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Day of Sacrifice by S.W. Benefiel — YA Fantasy

Many thanks to the author for the review copy. Day of Sacrifice by S.W. Benefiel Flora Hamilton is three days away from turning 21. She’s also three days away from her Day of Sacrifice, the day she must give up … Continue reading

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Vampire For Christmas by Felicity Heaton

Happy Christmas, everyone! I’m in rainy, cold Milan, soaking up the family warmth and preparing for the annual food overindulgence. But I’ve snuck in some sneaky reading time, too, so for any of you looking for a holiday-themed fluffy romance, … Continue reading

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Shadow Walking & Fire Starting: Suspenseful Urban Fantasy

Many thanks to the author for the review copy. Forsaken By Shadow by Kait Nolan I like the cover image of this novel. There’s something tantalizing about it, something that keeps drawing my eye again and again. The font is … Continue reading

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Fallen Angels, Ghosts & A Demon Lurking in the Basement

Many thanks to the author for the review copy. The Ghost Hunter by Lori Brighton While this is the first of Lori Brighton’s work I read, I can safely say that Brighton numbers among the better indie published paranormal romances … Continue reading

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No Rest for This Ghost Whispering Wicca

No Rest for the Wicca is a cleverly titled dark urban fantasy thriller with a dollop of romance, following the adventures of paranormal investigator Morgan Hawkes. An enjoyable urban fantasy / thriller with great characters and a highly involved plot. I look forward to more titles from this author. Continue reading

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