Review: Hide Me Among the Graves

Review: Hide Me Among the Graves

The strange dreams of fourteen-year-old Christina Rossetti lead to the reanimation of an ancient Nephilim. This vampiric spirit takes the form of a long-dead Uncle, Dr John Polidori, bringing the Rossetti children under ‘his’ protection and muse-like inspiration. But at what cost? And what plan does this living nightmare have for the future Victorian London? “Hide Me Among the Graves”…

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Review: A Dead Djinn in Cairo

Review: A Dead Djinn in Cairo

Book 1 in the series Synopsis Egypt, 1912. In an alternate Cairo infused with the otherworldly, the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities investigate disturbances between the mortal and the (possibly) divine. What starts off as an odd suicide case for Special Investigator Fatma el-Sha’arawi leads her through the city’s underbelly as she encounters rampaging ghouls, saucy assassins, clockwork…

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Review: The Poppy War 03: The Burning God

Review: The Poppy War 03: The Burning God

Synopsis After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead.  Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much—the people of the southern provinces and especially Tikany, the village that is…

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Review: The Poppy War 01: The Poppy War

Review: The Poppy War 01: The Poppy War

Synopsis When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her off and further their criminal enterprise; and…

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Review: The Daevabad Trilogy 03: The Empire of Gold

Review: The Daevabad Trilogy 03: The Empire of Gold

Synopsis Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander, Dara, must try to repair their fraying alliance and stabilize a fractious, warring people. But the bloodletting and loss of his beloved Nahri have unleashed the worst demons of Dara’s dark past. To vanquish them, he must face…

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