INTERVIEW (and Giveaway): Dennis O’Flaherty, author of The King of the Cracksmen

Please welcome Dennis O’Flaherty, author of King of the Cracksmen, to the blog. He kindly stopped by to talk about the new book, and courtesy of Night Shade Books, we also have a copy to give away to one lucky US winner (fill out the widget at the bottom of the post and I’ll pick… Read more »


Catching up with Lauren M. Roy, author of Grave Matters (+ Giveaway)

Please welcome Lauren M. Roy back to the blog. She stopped by to talk about Grave Matters, the 2nd book in her Night Owls series, and we’ve also got a giveaway, courtesy of the nice folks at Ace! What can we expect from Elly and the gang in Grave Matters, the followup to Night Owls?… Read more »


Catching up with Evie Manieri, author of Fortune’s Blight (The Shattered Kingdoms)

Please welcome Evie Manieri back to the blog! The newest book in her Shattered Kingdoms series, Fortune’s Blight, just came out in February, and she stopped by to talk about it, and more! Will you tell us a little about Fortune’s Blight? Fortune’s Blight picks up just a few months after the end of Blood’s… Read more »


Read This: Revenants by Daniel Mills

Revenants by Daniel Mills (Chomu Press, 2011)-The year is 1689. The place, New England. Over the course of the last year two young women have gone missing from the village of Cold Marsh. One’s body was recovered. The others was never found. Now a third young woman has disappeared and the town is in an… Read more »


The 2015 Derringer Award Finalists have been announced!

Since 1998, the Derringer Awards have recognized outstanding published short mystery fiction and people who’ve greatly advanced or supported the genre. They are awarded by The Short Mystery Fiction Society and winners will be announced on March 31st. This is a special year, however, since one of my reviewers, the awesome Angel Luis Colón, is… Read more »


March 2015 New Releases in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the new releases in SF, Fantasy, and Horror for March 2015. Behold the awesome!  


March 2015 New Releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for March 2015. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list!                    


Mystery and Suspense Kindle Deals Under $5

You know the drill, gang. All awesome, all under $5, but always double check before clicking that buy button!                          

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Cover Reveal: The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu

Whoot! Here’s the cover of The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu, coming up April 7 from Angry Robot Books, with cover art by Stewart Larking. About The Rebirths of Tao: Many years have passed since the events in The Deaths of Tao: the world is split into pro-Prophus and pro-Genjix factions, and is poised… Read more »


Interview: Leanna Renee Hieber, author of The Eterna Files, chats with me about the new book, and more!

The awesome Leanna Renee Hieber is on the blog today to talk about her new book, The Eterna Files, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! A traveling circus, a compound that grants immortality and 1882 London…I’m in! Will you tell us more about The Eterna Files? Thank you! I’m thrilled you’re in, and… Read more »

  • Bitter Night (Horngate Witches #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis

    Bitter Night by Diana Pharaoh Francis (Pocket Books, Oct. 2009)-Bitter Night has been on my shelf for a while. Staring at me. Beckoning to me. So, over the holiday, I picked it up and could have kicked myself for waiting this long to start this series. Max is a Shadowblade Prime, in service to her… Read more »

  • Inheritance by Joe McKinney

    Inheritance by Joe McKinney (Evil Jester Press, Oct. 18th, 2012, review copy via the author)-Paul Henninger had a pretty rough childhood. His father, Martin, was emotionally and physically abusive, and his mother was nothing but a shell that seemed to allow the abuse and was emotionally withdrawn and distant, or so Paul has always thought…. Read more »

  • Holiday Giveaway: Full Blooded by Amanda Carlson

    Happy Holidays to everyone! Since most folks are usually in a giving mood during this time of the year, I thought it might be a good time for another giveaway! Up for grabs is an advance copy of  Full Blooded by Amanda Carlson (feel free to check out my review). So, check out the details… Read more »

  • Top 10 Must Read Titles of January 2013 (Suspense/Mystery)

    A little while back I gave you a list of my Top 10 Must Reads of January 2013 in Scifi/Fantasy/Horror, so with 2013 right around the corner, I’d also like to give you a taste of what’s coming up in Suspense, and the 10 that I just must get my hands on! American Tropic by… Read more »

  • The Martian War by Kevin J. Anderson

    Synopsis: What if the Martian invasion was not entirely the product of H.G. Wells’s vivid imagination? What if Wells witnessed something that spurred him to write The War of the Worlds as a warning? From drafty London flats to the steamy Sahara, to the surface of the moon and beyond, The Martian War takes the… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Felix Gilman, author of The Rise of Ransom City

    Please welcome Felix Gilman to the blog! Felix is the author of Thunderer, Gears of the City, and his newest novels are The Half-Made World and The Rise of Ransom City, which just came out! Felix was kind enough to take a moment to answer my questions and we’ve also got a copy of The… Read more »

  • Book News (and other fun stuff!): December 21st, 2012

    Here’s my roundup of book news (and other fun stuff) around the web for the week! Sometimes I add stuff throughout the day on Friday, so be sure you check back over the weekend too! Also, don’t miss my list of gift ideas for book lovers at the bottom of the post. I’ll try to… Read more »

  • MBW Best Books of 2012 (& Giveaway)

    The New Year is right around the corner, so of course, after much angst, I’ve got my Best of 2012 list (Fantasy/Scifi/Horror/UF) ready to go! Now, I know you’re seeing a lot of Top Tens, but I read quite a lot this year and it was impossible to narrow it down that much, so I’m… Read more »

  • Interview: Diana Pharaoh Francis, author of Blood Winter

    Please welcome Diana Pharaoh Francis to the blog today! Diana is the author of the Horngate Witches series, and the newest book in the series, BLOOD WINTER, will be out on Dec. 26th. Diana was kind enough to answer a few questions about the series, and about herself as well! Will you tell us a… Read more »

  • Seed by Ania Ahlborn

    Their little house in Georgia is crumbling around them, and they’re in desperate need of a new car, but for the most part, family life for Jack Winter and his wife, Aimee, is happy. They have two beautiful little girls, Abby and Charlie, and even if there’s a bit of tension when Jack goes to… Read more »