Asena Blessed

Asena Blessed by Tracy M. Joyce My rating: 5 of 5 stars Asena Blessed is the second installment of the Chronicles of Altaica fantasy/adventure series. In this fast-paced sequel, we get to see the main character of Isaura come into her own. War, bloody, and cruel is now upon the people of Altaica. Isaura and…

Altaica

Altaica by Tracy M. Joyce My rating: 4 of 5 stars Altaica is the fantasy adventure of a group of villagers fleeing their homeland and the murderous invaders descending upon them. The main character, Isaura, was a healer from the village but was never made to feel like anything but an outcast. We get to…

The Shadowed Path

The Shadowed Path: A Jonmarc Vanhanian Collection by Gail Z. Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Shadowed Path is an action-packed fantasy/adventure chronicling the early years of a young blacksmith in training by the name of Jonmarc Vahanian. We get to see him lose everything time and again, seemingly to a curse. Fed…

MacLean’s Passion

MacLean’s Passion by Sharon Cullen My rating: 5 of 5 stars MacLean’s Passion is a touching historical romance taking place in Scotland just after the failed Jacobite rebellion’s painful defeat at the battle of Culloden (just east of Inverness) in 1746. The main character, Maggie Sinclair, has always been more comfortable in breeches than in…

Blood Instinct

Blood Instinct by Lindsay J. Pryor My rating: 3 of 5 stars Blood Instinct is a paranormal romance, taking place in a futuristic society where lycans and vampires are treated as lesser citizens. The main character, Sophia – a human, has fallen for a lycan pack leader by the name of Jask. It’s a time…

Wish For Me

Wish for Me by A. Star My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wish For Me is a supernatural fantasy romance. The main character, Glory, is stuck helping her mom and aunt clean out her grandmother’s house after she had passed away. Tucked away in a box in the basement, Glory finds a jeweled contraption that…

The Neverland Wars

The Neverland Wars by Audrey Greathouse My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Neverland Wars is a heartwarming coming of age tale and a wonderful retelling of the Peter Pan story all rolled into one. The main character, Gwen, finds herself surrounded by a magic she had been blissfully unaware of when her sister vanishes…

Starving Hearts

Starving Hearts by Janine Mendenhall My rating: 5 of 5 stars Starving Hearts is an adventurous and inspirational historical romance that takes the reader through various parts of England, Africa, and the Americas circa the 1790’s. We get to see the main character, Annette, saved from a fate worse than death by a mysterious stranger….

Desolate

Desolate by Amy Miles My rating: 3 of 5 stars Desolate is a dark paranormal fantasy novel. The main character, Rosaline, is sold off in marriage to the highest bidder by her father. On her wedding night, she awakens to find her family slaughtered and herself a vampire, compliments of her newly wedded husband. In…

Confused

Confused by Wanda Wiltshire My rating: 5 of 5 stars Confused is a truly captivating romantic fantasy novel geared toward young adults and is the third book in the Betrothed series. The main character, Marla, grew up in the human world only to become the betrothed of Prince Leif after embracing the truth of her…

Rose Petal Graves

Rose Petal Graves by Olivia Wildenstein My rating: 4 of 5 stars Rose Petal Graves is a romantic fantasy story of a young woman named Catori (Cat for short) whose mother has just died under mysterious circumstances after having exhumed a strange coffin from a gravesite that had been compromised. From Cat’s initial examination of…

Cast in Angelfire

Cast in Angelfire by S.M. Reine My rating: 4 of 5 stars Cast in Angelfire is a paranormal/fantasy style novel that takes place in a future post-apocalyptic world, one in which creatures of folklore have come into being along with those that already existed. Angels, mortals, werewolves, sidhe, witches, etc all clash for power. The…