Wither’s Legacy, by John Passarella

Genre: Horror Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Wither’s Legacy is the third in a series of books about Wendy Ward, a young Wiccan with growing magical powers. In the first two (which I have not read and …

Dragon Precinct, by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pocket Books Star Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? The blurb on DeCandido’s first original novel (he has written shared other shared world novels) Dragon Precinct is “…a cross between Lord of the Rings and Law & Order.” …

Clone Hunter, by Stephen W. Scott

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: 1st Books Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? There’s a difference between recycling and rehashing. In writing, recycling is taking familiar concepts and combining them to make something new while rehashing is taking those elements and presenting …

The Footprints of God, by Greg Iles

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? If you’re Greg Bear, Greg Benford, Larry Niven or Robert J. Sawyer, and you write a book set in the near-future containing speculative elements, it’s called science fiction. If …

Lady of the Lakes, by J. C. Hall

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Wings ePress Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? J. C. Hall’s Lady of the Lakes… I’m not sure how to begin. There are many things to like about this book, but there are many things that indicate Hall …

Dark Moon, by David Gemmell

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Ballantine Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? David Gemmell is comfort food for speculative fiction fans who crave old style heroic fantasy. Although some of his earlier work totters on (and sometimes fall off) the edge of mediocrity, …

Riverwatch, by Joseph Nassise

Genre: Horror Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Riverwatch, a first novel by Joe Nassise, accomplishes what it sets out to do, but does so in a familiar and mostly uninventive fashion. It falls into the category …

Hominids, by Robert J. Sawyer

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? I bought Sawyer’s Hominids because it won the Hugo award for best novel. I was even ordered it through SFReader, earning Dave a whopping 33 cents for his continued efforts …

Risen, by J. Knight

Genre: Horror Publisher: Kensington Publishing Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Risen, by J. Knight, is an ebook that did so well and generated enough buzz that it caught the attention of a traditional publisher and is now being released in …