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Review: Fractures (Book 1 of The Divine Revolution) by Will James

★★★★½ Fractures by Will James

Content warning for violence and some mention of sexual assault.

Deborah is a professional. She’s never been one to rest on her laurels and expect an easy job, even if everything seems to be going her way. Somehow she almost expected her own death; almost an inevitability for a life-long assassin.…

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Review: The Coalition by Samuel Marquis ★★★★

The Coalition by Samuel MarquisThe Coalition by Samuel Marquis is a complex but fast-paced conspiracy thriller about a political assassination. Moderate Republican president-elect Krieger is shot down in Denver by a ruthless female assassin. FBI agent Kenneth Patton tries to hunt her down and becomes embroiled in a far larger conspiracy than one lone assassin.…

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Review: Banehunter: A Vereldan Tale by Greg McLeod ★★★★★

Banehunter: A Vereldan Tale by Greg McLeod Something dark stirs off of the coast of Marillin, and soon it will threaten the entire world. As the Wards weaken and the people of the Vales are constantly thwarted in their efforts to push back the darkness – or even merely survive it in many places – only the last of the rangers can hope to put the Bane back into order.…

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Review: Next of Kin by Melissa M. Garcia ★★★★

Next of Kin by Melissa M. GarciaNext of Kin: Death Valley Mystery Book 2, by Melissa M. Garcia, is a thrilling police procedural that’ll keep you guessing.

Lake City isn’t accustomed to multiple murder investigations. When Will Stellar, a homicide detective, is called to a crime scene he’s shocked to discover the victim is a childhood friend.…

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Review: Killing Juggernaut by Jared Bernard ★★★★

Killing Juggernaut by Jared BernardIt’s the 23rd Century as determined by the human “common era.” The last human alive is writing his final memories. We follow the story of those that came before: 21st Century ecologist Zara Dimitrov leads a fateful charge into a new era of conservation; 22nd Century’s Mashechka McGuigan, whose father’s passing leaves her with the duty of the gravely important Mission for Earth; Patrick Nelson, who now records humanity’s final fall from grace at the end of our era.…

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Review: Intelligent Design II: Apocalypse by J.M. Erickson ★★★★

Intelligent Design II: Apocalypse by J.M. EricksonTaking place in the years following the events of Intelligent Design: Revelations, the earthlike society of Terra – nestled, shrouded by technology, in our very solar system – prepares for disaster. As the people of Earth have only now come to realize, Jupiter is about to ignite into a star, destroying all life on its surrounding planets.…

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Review: Embracing the Wild in Your Dog by Bryan Bailey

★★★★½ Embracing the Wild in Your Dog by Bryan Bailey

Embracing the Wild in Your Dog by Bryan Bailey teaches the important and eye-opening lesson that dogs are, and will always be, part wolf. Though owners may anthropomorphize dogs and see them like little humans, they have inherent wild instincts at the core, and this knowledge will enhance every dog owner’s relationship with their dog, as well as how they approach training.…

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