Science Fiction

The Footsteps of Cain by Derek Kohlhagen (Book Review #155)

This review was kindly requested by Derek Kohlhagen. The footsteps of Cain is a post-apocalyptic, science fiction story with substantial metaphysical underpinnings. It revolves around a man seeking his freedom. He is controlled by supernatural forces and is given the task of killing humanity only because he has committed a dreadful crime. The layout is divided into two sections. It explains the backstory of how his fate became this way and then it moves towards the future where he has succeeded killing []

Underneath By M. N. Arzu (Book Review #153)

This review was kindly requested by M. N. Arzu From time to time I receive the odd kind of book that I am not sure if I am going to like. This book brought me to shame for judging it. Underneath is book one of A Merfolk Tale. The story is set in Maine where a merman is found injured on the beach. His wounds are so bad that his tail is cut open and it appears that he has been beaten []

Assassin (Starlight #1) by Dori N. Hoxa (Book Review #148)

This review was kindly requested by Dori Hoxa. Assassin is the first book of the starlight saga which is a science fiction story written about a girl named Star Watson. She is an ordinary teenager with even more ordinary dreams. However, someone places something really important in her mind without her knowing, placing herself and her family in danger while making her “The Keeper.” “I hide in plain sight, do not speak. Do not seek. Do not think of The Unique. You []

Complicated Blue by P J Whittlesea (Book Review #140)

This review was kindly requested by P J Whittlesea Complicated Blue is a fantasy novel based in a world where all witches are not created equal, and the dead roam the streets. It is a witch’s job to help the dead find what their purpose in life was so that they can finally rest and leave the world to the living. Our lead character Anais Blue is a witch who is trapped in the body of a five-year-old girl. As frustrating as []

Rise of the Chosen by Anna Kopp (Book Review #156)

This review was kindly requested by Anna Kopp Rise of the Chosen is a young adult novel written about a girl named Sam. The world setting is in a way that when you die two things may happen. You either come back as The Woken, which have lost all sense of self and are driven by lust to kill, or you return as a The Chosen, gloriously selected with powerful abilities protecting the un-dead. Sam’s father is a hero, so she has []

Legends of Perilisc by Jesse Teller (Book Review #139)

The Legends of Perilisc is a science fiction book with a collection of eight short stories that feature the beginnings of the Second Age of Perilisc. Each of these stories provides the reader with a more in-depth understanding of the history in the realm. The preface provides the kind of dark richness that is to be expected in the coming pages as we enter the realm of legend and myth. One character reappears in most of these stories, Simon the Bard. Simon []

“Ghosts of Our Past” by Michael Phillip Cash

I’m sitting here in my den, laptop where it should be (on my lap), and I’m watching my new (old) favorite channel – MTV Live. I grew up on MTV. It was Channel 29 for the first 20 years of my life and it was on 24/7.  Then, for some generation-killing reason, some corporate guy at Viacom decided to stop airing music videos, so they went full on into reality TV. I don’t like anything about reality TV, except a Tony Robbins []

Michael Phillip Cash – Author Interview

Please tell us about The After House:   My version of a haunted house tale told from the ghost’s point of view.   Where did the idea for the book come from?   I was watching Maleficent with my wife and I loved that the story was told from the “villain’s” point of view. I had an idea about a whale-hunting ghost named Eli for a while. After the movie was over, I started writing that night.   Many of your books []

Spirit Raiders by Savio Dawson (Book Review #144)

This review was kindly requested by Savio Dawson. Spirit Raiders is a strong and complex science fiction novel written about alien abductions, an existential threat to humans discussing some high advanced technological terms that would blow some sci-fi fans away. The depth, precision, and skill this author possesses, is phenomenal. One of the technological terms used in this book is GAM. This is a device that detects stealth fighters. The fighters are not detectable through RADAR, something that is the current technology []