Historical Fiction · Young Adult

Hannibal’s Foe by Edward Green

Hannibal's Foe by Edward Green is self-explanatory. Hannibal is an enemy that terrifies most. The story follows Decurion Scipio as he has to lead the legion to defeat their enemy. When the General, the father of Decurion Scipio, gets injured during a battle, he had to face those that question his orders while trying to win a victory against their enemy.

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General Adult · Sci-fi · Young Adult

Hamartia by Raquel Rich

Hamartia by Raquel Rich is a light science-fiction adventure. In the world Grace and her family lives in, there exists a disease called Metagenesis which causes the soul to separate from the body of the host. It is every mother's nightmare for their child to face danger but it is Grace's reality when her son, Jordan, is dying from the very disease. Desperate to save her child, she participates in an experiment that involves cloning souls which have yet been approved by the government. She journeys to the past with her best friend, Kay, to find the past life of her soon-to-be ex-husband to save her child. It is not only a risk to travel back but it also turns into the ultimate test for Grace's relationship with her soon-to-be ex-husband who may turn out not to be her soulmate.

Historical Fiction · Review · Young Adult

Ensnare by Leah Moyes

Follow Ella, a fifteen years old girl, who lost everything when the Nationale Volksarmee soldiers created the first Berlin Wall. Her ailing father is bedridden while Anton is planning an escape with Josef and her to the other side of the wall. What they did not expect is for Ella to stay with their father. Now left alone after the death of her father and no one to go to but for her job to pay back the Franke.

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.

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.

Fantasy · Review

Raven’s Peak by Lincoln Cole

Haatim Arison, an immigrant from India, finds himself being rescued by the very person he is tailing after being hired by a stranger, George Wertman, to find evidence that George is being hunted by Abigail Dressler. Just when he thinks that he is done with George and Abigail, he is attacked by beings that he cannot seem to believe is real. He finds himself being saved by Abigail and after some persuading, he discovered that his family may not be who they seem to be, especially his father, Aram Malhotra.