Grave Peril by Jim Butcher My rating: 2 of 5 stars This time, Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden, the only working wizard in the Chicago phone book, is facing a series of ghosts making more than a little bit of trouble in his town. Add to that a powerful demon that seems bent on taking out … Continue reading Friday Review: Grave Peril (Dresden Files #3) by Jim Butcher
The 13th Apostle by Raina Smith My rating: 2 of 5 stars Speculation about a thirteenth apostle has been around since, well, the apostles. Most biblical scholars call Matthais, chosen to replace the traitor, Judas, the thirteenth apostle. But stories of a thirteenth who existed alongside the original twelve still persist. The author takes that … Continue reading Friday Review: The 13th Apostle by Raina Smith
Finally! I really enjoyed writing this story, and I hope you enjoy reading it. I think the cover came out really well, and fits the story nicely. This is the second in my Yo-Yo Files series (yes, there are yo-yos. The toys, not the idiots!) This is what the series is about: Johnny is a … Continue reading Tuesday Tidings: It’s Release Day for Snake’s Alive!
It is June 1st. My, how the time flies! Summer is almost here, and the same can be said for the Yo-Yo Files #2, Snake's Alive. This new urban fantasy novelette will be released later this month. It's got demons, angels, snakes (well, duh!), mystery, a yo-yo (of course), and a wee dash of humor. Here's … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive is Almost Here!
The middle of June is coming up fast! And that means the release date for Snake's Alive is coming up just as fast. The series is urban fantasy, with a humorous slant. Here's the short description of the series in general: The Yo-Yo Files Johnny is a demon-chaser, one of a select group of humans entrusted … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive (Yo-Yo Files #2)
The second in my urban fantasy series, "The Yo-Yo Files", is (right now) scheduled to go live mid-June. The title is "Snake's Alive". Here is the blurb for it: Things have been quiet. No demonic possessions, no otherworldly intrusions, nothing. And then Lucifer shows up in Johnny's living room, claiming that two archangels are missing, … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: The First Story
This week, I decided to try something new- an audio recording! I don't claim to be the best voice actor, nor is the recording perfect (it's the fourth or fifth try!), but hey, it's something a little different. Before we get to that, here's the blurb for "Snake's Alive: The Yo-Yo Files #2": Things have … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive Audio Preview
Blood Hound by James Osiris Baldwin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I usually start a review with a short, spoiler free synopsis of the book's plot, but as much as I tried, I couldn't put one together for this book. Not that there wasn't one, but it seemed to take a back seat to … Continue reading Friday Review: Blood Hound (Hound of Eden #1) by James Osiris Baldwin
Announcement Number One: Something very strange is happening in Carroll Fork. When an unusual number of low-order demons start showing up in town, demon-chasers Johnny and Cerise start taking notice. And when Cerise, who sees the daemonflash that marks the presence of a demon, discovers that the demons are being sold to the … Continue reading Thursday Trumpets: Five and Daemon is Live- and FREE! Plus- Newsletter!
On Thursday, December 15, I will be releasing "Five and Daemon", the compiled version of the story I serialized here on the blog from March 2015 to January 2016. I've pulled all the parts together into one e-book, and it will be free to download from Smashwords.com in many different formats, including for Kindle. Here's … Continue reading Available Next Week, And Free!