Book Reviews

The latest indie book reviews from Self-Publishing Review

Review: Clips & Consequences by Beth Myrle Rice

Imagine being invited to lunch by your ex-husband and his wife to discuss what to do with the hard-to-manage teenager you all have in common. Imagine that, instead of actually going to lunch, they simply stay in the car, turn to you as you sit in the back seat, and accuse you of providing drugs to said teenager.…

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Review: Promised Valley Rebellion by Ron Fritsch

To enter the world in Promised Valley Rebellion is to experience a culture that is both familiar, with the emotions, fears, temptations and desires all humans possess, yet faraway and misty and almost like the Middle Ages, but not even exactly like that either.…

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Review: Left Unspoken by Brendan Cox

“I just wanted to see what was simply hidden by their shame.  I just wanted to see what they did when the forces of the social world weren’t constraining them.”

Brendan Cox’s Left Unspoken is not your everyday novella.  When Raymond “Ray” Cobley was six years old he learned that his parents agreed to have everything he says recorded. …

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Review: The Serial Artist by George Finney

Detective John Ressler is faced with a series of murders that defy logic.  The serial killer has an artistic streak; setting his victims in some outlandish poses, painting them, photographing them, dressing them and creating works to enhance their death – and leaving the art at the scene.   …

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Review: A City for the Dying by Mark Samojedny

No doubt the kick-ass reluctant-hero-with-a-tortured-soul in this debut novel will achieve rock star status with readers. But let’s not leave the author out of the limelight. In his debut crime thriller Mark Samojedny kills it with mechanical craft, weaving metaphor and mysticism into the action in a mean, lean style guaranteed to leave the audience screaming for an encore.…

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