Sword and Pen the final book in the Great Library fantasy series by Rachel Caine was one of my most anticipated and feared books of 2019. Brilliant, emotional and everything a series and should be, Caine left me with one helluva book hangover!
t’s the third Wednesday of the month which means, Sophia Rose is here. Today she’s got a historical mystery that sounds delightful. Grab an iced tea and check out her thoughts on The Corpse Played Dead by Georgina Clarke.
Brief Cases written by Jim Butcher and narrated by Jim Butcher, James Marsters, Cassandra Campbell, Julia Whelan, and Oliver Wyman takes listeners into the world of Harry Dresden.
The Undertaker’s Assistant by Amanda Skenandore takes readers to New Orleans during the Reconstruction Era as Effie Jones, a former slave works as an embalmer and uncovers the secrets of her childhood. Gripping and poignant Skenandore reflects on a turbulent time in America’s history.
The story of the “marsh girl” was beautiful, brilliant and captivating making the one-hundred and forty-five-day wait to borrow the audiobook copy of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens from my local library completely worth it.
Fated by Benedict Jacka is the first audio in the urban fantasy series, Alex Verus set in modern day London featuring a Dark Mage who runs a magic shop and has been blacklisted from the council. An engaging start to what looks to be an addictive urban fantasy series.
Hells Bells, Harry Dresden is prime in Skin Game by Jim Butcher. Narrated by James Marsters this addictive urban fantasy with it’s fearless quirky characters is as addictive as ever!
Last year, Kill the Queen, the first novel in the Crown of Shards made my top ten list. I worried going into Protect the Prince by Jennifer Estep that it might not live up to its predecessor. I need not have worried as Estep delivered in spades!