Book Review of “The Waking Land” by Callie Bates

Month: June 2017

Book Review of “The Waking Land” by Callie Bates

Book Review of “The Waking Land” by Callie Bates

A promising debut from a new voice in fantasy. Synopsis from Goodreads: Lady Elanna Valtai is fiercely devoted to the King who raised her like a daughter. But when he dies under mysterious circumstances, Elanna is accused of his murder and must flee for her life. Returning to the homeland of magical legends she has forsaken, Elanna is forced to reckon with her despised, estranged father, branded a traitor long ago. Feeling a strange, deep connection to the natural world, she also must face the truth about the forces she has always denied or disdained as superstition – powers that

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Book Review of “The Lucky One” by Caroline Overington

Book Review of “The Lucky One” by Caroline Overington

A compulsive read that will keep you up at night needing to know whodunit!! Synopsis from Goodreads: Keep your secrets. Tell your lies. The gripping new psychological thriller from the author of the bestselling The One Who Got Away. An old castle … For more than 150 years, a grand house known as Alden Castle has stood proudly in the hills above the historic town of Paso Robles, home to a family weighed down by secrets and debt. A fresh body … When, after much rancour, the castle is sold, billionaire developers move in, only to discover one skeleton after

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Book Review of “Voyager” by Diana Gabaldon (Outlander, #3)

Book Review of “Voyager” by Diana Gabaldon (Outlander, #3)

Somehow Diana Gabaldon is able to consistently raise the stakes for Claire and Jamie in her Outlander saga and this third novel is no exception! Synopsis from Goodreads: From the author of the breathtaking bestsellers Outlander and Dragonfly in Amber, the extraordinary saga continues. Their passionate encounter happened long ago by whatever measurement Claire Randall took. Two decades before, she had traveled back in time and into the arms of a gallant eighteenth-century Scot named Jamie Fraser. Then she returned to her own century to bear his child, believing him dead in the tragic battle of Culloden. Yet his memory has

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