Yearly Archives: 2017

“Horns of the Ram” by Austin Rogers

There is always a problem in writing a sequel. You have to decide what was good about the first book and try to replicate that in the second one. As movie fans are aware, that doesn’t always happen, because sometimes writers miss the boat on what’s good in their first work. I reviewed “Sacred Planet,” […]

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“Ahe’ey” by Jamie Lefay

This is a story about an uber-human race that lived pre-history, but were almost wiped out by a cataclysmic flood on their island in mid-Atlantic. They have since lived in an alternate universe, directing and sometimes interbreeding with humans. Their contact point with our earth is an uncharted island in the Bermuda Triangle. Their society […]

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“Jaeth’s Eye” by K. S. Villoso

This book, which I hesitate to call a novel, is a rambling narrative, full of stories within stories, myths and legends blending into reality. Villoso has created a rich and detailed setting, populated with fully formed and empathetic characters, whose tiny lives are limned with precision. However, this author has a habit of leaving out important […]

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