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Blindsided – Karis Walsh

Guide dog trainer Lenae McIntyre left the high-speed world of television news writing behind, and now she helps other visually impaired people adjust to life with their canine companions. She teaches her students and their dogs to trust each other, but a past betrayal and the determination to be self-sufficient and independent keep her from […]

Hell’s Belle – Marie Castle

Marie Castle’s First Novel, Hell’s Belle: Book 1 of the Dark Mirror series revitalizes the Dark Urban Fantasy landscape. Lately, the fantasy landscape, regardless of sub-genre, has become littered with perfunctory, now cliché, devices: the detective agency run by supernatural beings, an individual whose magic is extraordinary for her generation, a council put into place to […]

Demon Hunter (The Silver Legacy Series) – Linda Kay Silva

The Dark Urban Realm has an excellent new series in the making with Linda Kay Silva’s new book, Demon Hunter: The Silver Legacy Series, Book 1 Some creatures within the fantasy/paranormal realm, particularly those within the dark reaches, become stereotypes in a paradigmatic way.   A certain traditional characterization takes place, rendering these beings as trite. Demons […]

Destination Alara – S.Y. Thompson

SY Thompson’s newest novel, Destination Alara, transports readers to a science fiction plot replete with nearly everything for which an aficionado of such books could wish: the creation of a unique galactic world with its own historical backstory, strong female protagonists, a romance which enhances the plot rather than overwhelming it, sophisticated political intrigue, and vivid, […]