A. Wrighton‘s epic fantasy “Defiance: Dragonics & Runics Part I” combines her love of history with her love of fantasy-sci fi. Those against the Council’s oppressive reign have long since been cast out to the fringes of society, their numbers and determination dwindling. Now there may be new hope for the Rogue Dragonics….
As Christopher Ryan‘s hardboiled mystery-thriller “City of Woe” unfolds, how long can two detectives stick to strict police procedure when confronted with increasingly bizarre events that suggest the serial killer they’re after may be a .. demon? “City of Woe” is the first recipient of The Bookcast’s “Book of Exceptional Quality” distincton.
bScott Bartlett‘s novel “Royal Flush” asks, can a man who throws his dates in a dungeon find a girlfriend? It’s the humorous tale of a man known only as The King. As his Kingdom careens toward catastrophe, he cruises seedy taverns looking for likely maidens. The King’s incompetence and weakness for beautiful women drag him deeper and deeper into trouble. He is even portrayed as a cross-dresser by the Kingdom Crier (the Kingdom’s most popular tabloid).
Harvey Helms kept a diary for a number of years,the story of a young gay man who accidentally ends up as one of the very first male beauty advisors selling behind a department store cosmetic counter in the south. Now in his memoir called “blush: the unbelievably absurd diary of a gay beauty junkie,” Harvey introduces us to she-dragons, man drama, lipstick, Tammy Faye Baker, Senator Jesse Helms, plus more than a large dose of gay-man craziness
It’s a tale of revenge, redemption, and the world’s most beautiful crime. Adam Mansbach‘s novel “Rage is Back” introduces us to Dondi Vance, son of two famous — or infamous — graffiti artists from New York City’s “golden era” of subway bombing.
Is “historical fantasy” a contradiction in terms? It may be. but that’s how indie author Amre Cortadino describes her novel “Valley of the Shadows.” Based very broadly on the Old Testament’s Psalm 23, this book is the first in a series.
Teen heroine Alex must locate the pirate spy known as The Horseman, in “Tangled Omens” by Joni Parker. In her new role as a Tracker, the fifteen-year-old Alex is on the trail of The Horseman who is in cahoots with the pirates to steal Elfin gold. And Alex is experiencing new aspects of her own gifts bestowed on her by her Titan ancestors.
In “A Working Theory of Love,” the debut novel by Scott Hutchins, 30-something Neill Bassett has signed on to help develop an artificial intelligence that is based on his late father’s five-thousand-page journal. Thus Neill’s day is filled “talking” with his father’s journal, in an effort to make a computer sound more human. But can a computer - in his father’s words - help Neill’s romantic life?