Review | Fear and Fury – Jamie Jackson

About the Book Meet Megaera, Meg for short. She’s like Deadpool, except for funner. For a girl with the power of fear the recruitment attempts from both sides are never-ending. A self-described not-a-hero, villain-leaning humanoid, Meg just wants to live her life, work her dead-end job and have everyone else (especially the heroes) leave her…

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Indie Author Interview | Tim Hardie

About the Author Tim Hardie grew up in the seaside town of Southport during the 1970s and 1980s.  This was before anyone had even heard of the internet and Dungeons & Dragons was cutting edge.  Living in a house where every available wall was given over to bookshelves, he discovered fantasy writers like JRR Tolkien, Michael Moorcock,…

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Review | Rebirth – Christopher Russell

About the Book A world consumed by war . . . An ancient evil resurrected . . . A millennia old bargain comes due . . . When two blades clash, the third will fall, and the fate of all will be jeopardized. To save Lozaria, the failures of the past must be atoned for…

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Review | Seven Deaths of an Empire – G.R. Matthews

About the Book The Emperor is dead. Long live the Empire. General Bordan has a lifetime of duty and sacrifice behind him in the service of the Empire. But with rebellion brewing in the countryside, and assassins, thieves and politicians vying for power in the city, it is all Bordan can do to protect the…

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Review | The Valor of Perseus – Matt Larkin

About the Book One cannot challenge fate alone. In her desperation to save Prometheus, Pandora has recruited Perseus, the son of her greatest enemy. Within the demigod sleeps speed and power no mortal could match. But will he use his abilities to aid her? Before Perseus will consider following Pandora on her quest, he has…

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Review | Never Die – Rob J. Hayes

About the Book Samurai, shinigami, vengeful spirits, and an impossible quest. The Emperor of Ten Kings has plunged Hosa into war, and the gods are angry. When the god of death gives Ein a mission to kill the immortal emperor, he knows he can’t do it alone. He needs allies, heroes who will fight for…

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Review | Dalí – E.M. Hamill

About the Book Dalí Tamareia has everything—a young family and a promising career as an Ambassador in the Sol Fed Diplomatic Corps. Dalí’s path as a peacemaker seems clear, but when their loved ones are killed in a terrorist attack, grief sends the genderfluid changeling into a spiral of self-destruction. Fragile Sol Fed balances on…

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Review | Youngest – Jaime Lee Moyer

About the Book In 1909, in a California that never was, a creature in a tan frock coat watches Etta from the top of a mountain…. Deep in the old growth redwoods of Northern California, a coven of forest witches guard the trees, the plants, and the creatures who depend on the forest. Etta Erwin…

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Ten tips for writing believable pain

Occasionally, when I edit or read a book I come across a character who gets injured, and then for whatever reason that injury is basically forgotten within a paragraph. My mind always sort of has to catch up. How is that possible? How is it this sword-weilding orc can lose a leg and basically be…

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