Category: reading

Book Review: SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, by Christopher Valen

I have been a fan of the John Santana crime novels from the beginning, as well as an immediate fan of Christopher Valen. His writing style, characters, and tight-knitted plots made becoming a fan simple, natural. I mean, Valen puts everything a mystery reader wants inside every one of his novels. Intrigue, suspense, a splash […]

Book Review: Oath of Honor, by Matthew Betley

Matthew Betley joined the Marines in 1999 and spent ten years as a scout sniper platoon commander, an infantry officer, and a ground intelligence officer. His background and experience have allowed him an amazing opportunity to slip into his current role as the author of military thrillers. I read his first book, OVERWATCH, in a […]

Book Review: OVERWATCH, by Matthew Betley

I am definitely on a kick. Thanks to the likes of Vince Flynn. While I have always loved crime novels, only recently have I started reading about espionage, and military-thrillers. My latest read is Matthew Betley’s debut, OVERWATCH. The overall plot is somewhat simple. I like that. There is an objective, and the Betley just […]

Welcome to the Severed Empire

While I am not a new author, I am new to the fantasy genre. Mirror Matter Press took a chance on my latest fantasy young adult saga. In February 2016, WIZARD’S RISE, was released. This was the first in a duology. In WIZARD’S RISE, a war is coming. There is no way to prevent it. […]

Book Review: BRAVE NEW GIRLS, Tales of Girls & Gadgets

I recently received a copy of the newest sci-fi anthology, BRAVE NEW GIRLS. I have stated a few times that I am not a fan of short stories, and for that matter, anthologies. However, I will admit this was a book of shorts I was looking forward to reading. I just hoped I wouldn’t be […]