Author Archives

ColinJ

The Englor Affair (Colin’s Review)

The Englor Affair (Colin’s Review)

Title: The Englor Affair (The Sci-Regency Series #2) Author: J.L. Langley Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 28, 2018 Genre(s): Science Fiction Page Count: 254 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Sci-Regency Novel: sequel to My Fair Captain Anxious to escape the confines of Regelence society, if only for a little while, Prince Payton Townsend poses as…
Read more
The 7th of Victorica (Gadgets and Shadows #2)

The 7th of Victorica (Gadgets and Shadows #2)

Title: The 7th of Victorica (Gadgets and Shadows #2) Author: Beau Schemery Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: August 21, 2018 Genre(s): Young Adult, Steampunk, Romance Page Count: 350 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: After freeing Queen Victoria from the evil plans of the wizard Fairgate and reuniting London once again, Seven, still contending with the ghost…
Read more
Mammoth! (Repeating History #3)

Mammoth! (Repeating History #3)

Title: Mammoth! (Repeating History #3) Author: Dakota Chase Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: August 7, 2018 Genre(s): Young Adult, Fantasy Page Count: 180 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: To replace another of the artifacts they accidentally destroyed, Grant and Ash must travel further back in time than ever before—ten thousand years, to Paleolithic Virginia Beach. They…
Read more
Ravensong (Colin’s Review)

Ravensong (Colin’s Review)

Title: Ravensong (Green Creek #2) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 31, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Shifter/Paranormal Page Length: 400 pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gordo Livingstone never forgot the lessons carved into his skin. Hardened by the betrayal of a pack who left him behind, he sought solace in the garage in his tiny mountain…
Read more
Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (Colin’s review)

Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (Colin’s review)

Title: Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (The Guardians of Gaia #2) Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 4th 2018 (first published July 2nd 2014) Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance Page Count: 278 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tyger tyger, burning bright… As theriomorphs in the service of Gaia, Tyr Gustavson and his lover…
Read more
Unfit to Print

Unfit to Print

Title: Unfit to Print Author: K.J. Charles Publisher: KJC Books Release Date: July 10, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Romance Page Count: 185 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When crusading lawyer Vikram Pandey sets out in search of a missing youth, his investigations take him to Holywell Street, London’s most notorious address. He expects to find a disgraceful array…
Read more
Blood Bathory: Like the Night (Colin’s Review)

Blood Bathory: Like the Night (Colin’s Review)

Title: Blood Bathory: Like the Night (The Guardians of Gaia #1) Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 9, 2018 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Page Count: 348 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Evan St. John, a young fashion photographer running from the pain caused by the death of his younger sister, is thrilled when…
Read more
Stone the Crows (Colin’s Review)

Stone the Crows (Colin’s Review)

Title: Stone the Crows (Wolf Winter #2) Author: T.A. Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 29, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 240 pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When the Winter arrives, the Wolves will come down over the walls and eat little boys in their beds. Doctor Nicholas Blake might still be afraid of the dark,…
Read more
Mages & Mechanisms (Jak & Leander #1)

Mages & Mechanisms (Jak & Leander #1)

Title: Mages & Mechanisms (Jak & Leander #1) Author: Devin Harnois Publisher: October Night Publishing Release Date: May 18, 2018 Genre(s): Romance, Fantasy Page Count: 187 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Leander Weatherford doesn’t want a mage, but he needs one. Enchanted mechanical animals are all the rage among the upper classes, and selling them will save…
Read more
Under a Blue Moon (Colin’s Review)

Under a Blue Moon (Colin’s Review)

Title: Under a Blue Moon (Camp H.O.W.L #2) House Line: Dreamspun Beyond #22 Author: Bru Baker Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 19, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 228 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Once in a blue moon, opposites find they’re a perfect match. Nick Perry is tired of helping people with their marriages, so…
Read more
Words (Colin’s Review)

Words (Colin’s Review)

Title: Words Author: John Inman Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 12, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 210 Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: The world of writers, readers, and reviewers is a close-knit family of friends, fans, and fiction fanatics. That’s the world Milo Cook and Logan Hunter reside in—thriving on the give and take of creativity, the…
Read more
Twenty-One Arrow Salute (The Order #2.5)

Twenty-One Arrow Salute (The Order #2.5)

Title: Twenty-One Arrow Salute (The Order #2.5) Author: Kasia Bacon Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 11, 2018 Genre(s): High Fantasy, Romance Page Count: Novella Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: An archer’s heart is a hard target to hit… Verhan Turryés of Black Mountain is a handful. Freshly enlisted in the Highland Regiment, he does all he can…
Read more
Balefire (Whyborne & Griffin #10)

Balefire (Whyborne & Griffin #10)

Title: Balefire (Whyborne & Griffin #10) Author: Jordan L. Hawk Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 13, 2018 Genre(s): Historical, Romance, Paranormal Page Count: TBC Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Whyborne’s Endicott relatives have returned to collect on the promise he made to help them take back their ancestral manor from an evil cult. In exchange, they’ll give…
Read more
Ghost’s Sight (Witch’s Apprentice #1)

Ghost’s Sight (Witch’s Apprentice #1)

Title: Ghost’s Sight (Witch’s Apprentice #1) Author: Morwen Navarre Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: June 11, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Word Count: 27,000 Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Years ago, a bond was forged when a little boy, plagued by dreams and visions he could not explain, became the Witch’s new apprentice healer. Gerry, a rugged and headstrong…
Read more