Xlibris Reviews| A Net of Dawn and Bones

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Reviews| A Net of Dawn and Bones

Urban Fantasy, the genre where elements of the everyday and the fantastical interact and even clash, has experienced somewhat of an oversaturation of late. With some exceptions, a majority of urban fantasy has a tendency towards feeling the same. Such genre pieces as ‘vampire ran nightclubs’ or ‘werewolf street gangs’ have a bad habit of […]

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Xlibris Reviews| The Dark Side of the Road

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Reviews| The Dark Side of the Road

Xlibris Publishing reviews The Dark Side of the Road by Simon R. Green.   British author Simon R. Green has a history of playing with and affectionately satirizing various genres and stereotypes. He has done this in the past with the genres of detective-noir, fantasy, space opera, and others. In his novel The Dark Side […]

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Xlibris Reviews| City of Devils

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Reviews| City of Devils

Xlibris Publishing reviews City of Devils by Justin Robinson.   Justin Robinson satirizes both Noir Detective stories… The story follows Nick Moss, the sole human private eye in Los Angeles. For in this version of Los Angeles, if not the world, monsters rule the world. City of Devils is an affectionate satire of both the […]

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Xlibris Reviews| The Colony

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Reviews| The Colony

A dark mystery resides upon the isle of New Hope. Xlibris reviews the supernatural thriller The Colony by F.G. Cottam.   Among the Hebrides, the chain of isles west of Scotland, sits New Hope. What was two hundred years ago a thriving colony has long since been the site of a mystery. Two hundred years […]

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Xlibris Reviews: Shadow Beast

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Reviews: Shadow Beast

Something stalks the Scottish highlands as Xlibris Publishing reviews Luke Phillips’ thriller novel Shadow Beast.   Strange things are happening in the wilds surrounding the Scottish village of Cannich. Bones of animals are turning up in usually large amounts. The usual predators are disappearing or are being found dead… in pieces. Something new stalks the […]

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