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Devil of Gilding by December Knight

Growing up, Toby Blake lived with his father, James Blake along with the servants that work in the mansion. His uncle and James younger brother, Clemit would often visit the duo. With only hearing stories and seeing the images of his mother, Toby had no remembrance of her since she died soon after giving birth. Toby's father has been searching for a governess for Toby and found the right one in Adelaide. As he grows up, there seems to be a darkness growing within the mansion with none of the Blake's suspecting anything.

Fantasy · Young Adult

The Woman In the Tree: The True Story of Camelot by Natasha D. Lane

The self-published book, The Woman In the Tree: The True Story of Camelot by Natasha D. Lane delivers another tale of the famous story of Camelot. The book starts with an attempted escape by Gwynevere after an unexpected betrayal by someone whom she and those around her thought they could trust. After escaping the attackers who were pursuing her, she finds herself encased within a tree and it was only after several years was she finally freed by a young man with an unusual streak of silver hair, Alistair. Learning the truth about Gwynevere, she and Alistair embarks on a journey to find Arthur, Camelot's greatest knight, and discover the truth about the night that led to the imprisonment of Gwynevere about the false king.

Fantasy · Review · Young Adult

The Dark Wood by Sydney Mann

Stella lives in Noctum, where the land is doomed to live in the night, never knowing the meaning of a sun. The people in Noctum live in constant fear of the creatures called Shade and one had recently killed Stella's brother. It was until a stranger named Luc that appear, where Stella believes that there might be hope to ending this life of terror after hearing of his mission to kill Draven, the immortal king who is ruthless. Meeting Luc allowed her and a few others to learn more about the land they live in and the truth about it. But after learning how to kill Draven, it leaves Stella with an impossible choice.

Fantasy · Tween

Northfighters: The View From the Chrystallis by Colm Dowd

Northfighters: The View From the Christallis by Colm Dowd follows twelve-years-old Chris Talbot with his friends Josh, Sylvia and the bully Mike as the group is dragged into a new world running away from strange creatures. The creatures that were pursuing them turned out to be sent by a villain named Salazon, who wants to create war. From chapter 1, the readers all know Salazon saw a vision that a boy, who turned out to be Chris, may be his downfall. Tales and legends speak about the abilities of those far from Salazon's world that can control beasts that have not been seen for generations. Chris and his friends may be those that are spoken of in the legends.

Review · Sci-fi

Chrome Mountain by Ben Schneider

A suspenseful thriller, Chrome Mountain by Ben Schneider, takes place in a modern society with hints of science fiction. Trey Radisson, an inventor, is working on a recent project when he had a horrifying dream which led him to destroy the prototype before it falls into the wrong hand. Now with the invention destroyed, the Chrome which is the country's greatest threat is seeking for him for his knowledge to recreate the prototype.

General Adult · Review

The Strange Curse of Breda by Steven Arnett

A mystery thriller that takes place in the United States. A murder has occurred near Breda of a young woman named Jane Luca. Signs of a connection between the murder and a commune draws suspicion. Later after the first murder, other murders occur and it brings horror and fear into the town. As each murder occurs, the town becomes more chaotic and some townsfolk flee the town or arm themselves. The police are coming up with no leads until a young man, Jim Leiden, pursues the chase for the murder after hearing an old story which everyone dismisses it as superstitions.

Review · Sci-fi

The Fading by Linda Taimre

Follows Katherine and Harriet who strives to survive a virus outbreak that worsens as time passes. As the title suggests, the Fading is a dangerous virus which threatens humanity; and Katherine struggles to live the last few moments with her wife, Harriet before taken by the virus. Harriet is struggling to find a cure which seems unreachable to help to save her wife. Powerful people are going against Harriet and it is up to her brains and wits to find a cure for the feeding virus.