Month: January 2022

Isolate: A Novel of the Grand Illusion by L. E. Modesitt Jr.: Political Intrigue, Engrossing

Industrialization. Social unrest. Underground movements. Government corruption and surveillance. Something is about to give. Steffan Dekkard is an isolate, one of the small percentage of people who are immune to the projections of empaths. As an isolate, he has been trained as a security specialist, and he and his security partner Avraal Ysella, a highly …

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“The Silver Bullets of Annie Oakley” by Mercedes Lackey: Fun Historical Twist

“The Silver Bullets of Annie Oakley” by Mercedes Lackey: Fun Historical Twist An Elemental Masters Novel The sixteenth novel in the magical alternate history Elemental Masters series follows sharpshooter Annie Oakley as she tours Europe and discovers untapped powers.    Annie Oakley has always suspected there is something “uncanny” about herself, but has never been …

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“The Amber Crown” by Jacey Bedford: Epic and Thrilling

The king is dead, his queen is missing. On the amber coast, the usurper king is driving Zavonia to the brink of war. A dangerous magical power is rising up in Biela Miasto, and the only people who can set things right are a failed bodyguard, a Landstrider witch, and the assassin who set off …

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“Where the Drowned Girls Go: Wayward Children, Book 7” by Seanan McGuire: Riveting

In Where the Drowned Girls Go, the next addition to Seanan McGuire’s beloved Wayward Children series, students at an anti-magical school rebel against the oppressive faculty. “Welcome to the Whitethorn Institute. The first step is always admitting you need help, and you’ve already taken that step by requesting a transfer into our company.” There is …

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