Category: Fiction

Celestina’s Burning by Annemarie Schiavi-Pedersen (Book Review #697)

Celestina’s Burning is a fantasy story about Celestina seeking revenge for the death of her father. The story is set in Florence, Italy, and the year is 1491. A witch killed Celestina’s father, and when a crusade is abrupted to go after the witches,…

Fatal Fondness by Richard Audry (Book Review #696)

Fatal fondness is a historical mystery novel written about Mary MacDougall. The fourth book begins with Mary starting her own detective agency. Her father instructs her to have her older cousin, Jeanette, employed as her secretary, but in reality, she is there to watch…

Beyond The Moon by Catherine Taylor (Book Review #695)

Beyond the moon is a mixture of first world war literary, historical fiction with a mix of time travel and love story. The story is about Louisa, who is sadly burying her grandfather. The loss hits her badly, and as she drowns in the…

The Legend of Solis (Chronicles of the Enlai Book 2) by Noah Michael (Book Review #693)

The legend of solis is the second young adult book from the fantasy series Chronicles of the Enlai.

Shave Ice Paradise by Mark Seiler (Book Review #692)

Shave ice paradise is a mystery murder story. The story begins with the daughter of a Buddhist called Gina Mori. There is something suspicious about the death of her Aunt Nalani, and Gina sets to find out why. As she is searching for the…

The harvest of her life’s summer by Veronica Gventsadze (Book Review #691)

The harvest of her life’s summer is a fictional story about Alexandra Baumann. At the age of 37, she has decided to become a spinster. She is content with living in Canada as a pharmacist. Her parents immigrated when she was 9, and a…

The Prisoner of the Castle of Enlightenment by Therese Doucet (Book Review #689)

The prisoner of the castle of enlightenment is an adult fantasy story that begins as a retelling of Beauty and the Beast but takes a very different turn as it is set in late 18th century France.

Hamartia by Ben Hoene (Book Review #687)

Hamartia is a dark fictional story about Natasha. Thirty years ago, something really awful happened to Natasha, imprinting deep and unforgettable scars on her soul, body and mind. She is mentally ill, on drugs and in her forties when she finally confesses to what…

The Songstress by Joshua Killingsworth (Book Review #684)

The songstress is a fantasy story and is the first book written from the Records of the Three Realms series. There is something special about Kari, the protagonist of the story. She tries to save and protect a girl from being taken by the…