[REVIEW] The Portable Nine – by Pete Mesling

THE PORTABLE NINE – by Pete Mesling Publisher: Other Kingdoms Publishing Available: January 2021 Verdict: 3.25 out of 5.0 Overview: (Courtesy of Goodreads listing) Davenport. Abel Hazard. Miranda Gissing. Dr. Joseph Intaglio. Mr. Bonnet. Twitch Markham. The Butcher. Lovinia Dulcet. Robin Varnesse. These are the Portable Nine. They operate outside the law, but they are…

[REVIEW] Farallon Island – by Russell James

FARALLON ISLAND – BY RUSSELL JAMES Published by Silver Shamrock Publishing / Available March 2021 Verdict: 3.25 out of 5 ~ Overview: In an effort to escape his criminal ways as a Prohibition era bootlegger, Nate takes his pregnant wife to Farallon Island to work its lighthouse in seclusion. There’s a small group of employees…

[REVIEW] Malorie – by Josh Malerman

MALORIE (BIRD BOX, BOOK TWO) By Josh Malerman Published by Del Rey When I passed through the library three days ago to return The Deep, I had not expected to see Malorie up on the New Release shelf. I had assumed it would have a long waiting list I would need to first add my…

[REVIEW] Lullaby (Nightmareland Chronicles #2) – by Daniel Barnett

LULLABY (NIGHTMARELAND CHRONICLES – BOOK TWO) By Daniel Barnett Published Independently  5 Stars Nightfall, the debut for Barnett’s new Nightmareland series, was one of my Top Reads of 2019; so, clearly I’ve been eagerly anticipating the next installment. Enter Lullaby, a bridge-like novella that extends us to the next big move in John and Maria’s…

[REVIEW] It Calls from the Forest – Volume II

IT CALLS FROM THE FOREST – VOLUME II Edited by A. Robertson-Webb and M. River Published by Eerie River Publishing There is evil in the woods and it wants you dead. I read Volume I of this series this past April; apparently, Eerie River received so many great submissions for their call-out that they released…

[REVIEW] One by One – by D. W. Gillespie

One by One was a title I heard a lot about during the fourth quarter of 2019; so, yes, I’m a little late to the game. That being said, I am glad to have at least made it! I really adored One by One from start to finish, especially those final fifty pages or so….