Posts labeled Fantasy
Review - Garden of Mysteries by Drake LaMarque
Alistair is looking forward to starting the new term at school with his three boyfriends. Two new professors have been bought in with a view to potentially helping the young man finally break the curse on one of his lovers, William. Unfortunately, there still seems to be someone at the college determined to get Alistair in trouble, or worse. “Garden of Mysteries” is the second and concluding story of the Misselthwaite College series.
Review - Find the Jinn by Maz Maddox
Dallas Wilde is a paid assassin, and fish trainer. He takes on many dirty jobs, like tracking down and killing a necromancer, which is what he's doing when we first meet him. That job does not end as successfully as Dallas thinks, and his next assignment from a wealthy succubus proves to be a challenge. To make matters worse, Dallas seems to have inherited a vampire thrall that insists on being his bodyguard.
Review - Mind Controlling the Twins by Adara Wolf & R. Phoenix
Content warning: The book in this review contains non-consensual sex and incest. Nathaniel and Basile are twins who have been sold off by their parents to pay off the money they embezzled. With any luck, they've been purchased by an old lady who just wants a couple of cute young men to clean house, but when they find out their owner is Lord Aetherton, Nathaniel knows they're in trouble. He saw the lord molest another student at university but used his magic to ensure the young man had no memory of the rape.
Tags: Non Consensual Fantasy Menage Short
Review - Garden of Secrets by Drake LaMarque
On the eve of his twentieth birthday, Alistair feels more lonely than ever. His parents are going out, without him. They never take him to any of the parties they go to almost every night. The two hardly interact with Alistair at all. He's had tutors but has never been to school. Then, that night, his parents are killed. When their will is read, it presents Alistair with a choice: He can live on an impossibly small allowance until he's 25, or if Alistair attends Misselthwaite college for a year, he can come into his full inheritance.
Review - Dette to Society by Lilo Quie
Kindly note: This series is very much meant to be read in order. If you haven't yet read the previous book in this series, this review may contain spoilers about some of the events of that story. Tyler has been held in jail for a week without seeing a judge. He's not sure why he was arrested in the first place since he had nothing to do with the fire at a jewelry store where he was dumpster diving.
Review - The Captive Prince by A. C. Fox
Lord Domlen is desperate to lift the curse the Boa Visk placed on his stronghold. It was once known as the Fortress of the Sun, but now it's the Fortress of the Rain. It's not just the perpetual rainstorms. The guards and staff of the castle are all dead but can't cross over. They're barely corporeal ghosts, and if Domlen doesn't find a way to help them, they'll turn into ghouls roaming the countryside and sucking the life out of every living thing.
Review - Historic Ember by Meraki P. Lyhne
Kindly note: This series is very much meant to be read in order. If you haven't yet read the previous books of this series, this review may contain spoilers about how they turn out. Now that it's clear that Matt/Sköll, along with the other three Alphas of All, have risen to meet the threat from Völsung, the young man wants to learn more about the history of the Vargr, Cubi, and Sleipnir and how they came to be allies along with the humans.
Review - Something Wicked by Eden Winters
Once upon a time, in the magical realm where fairies, elves, ogres, and others once lived in peace alongside humans, a powerful sorceress emerged. Never content with what she had, the woman sought even more power by stealing it from others, killing them in the process. The sorceress served a king whose castle was built on an ancient wellspring of magic, but in truth, she only served herself. She bore a son not out of love but as a tool to further her plans for more power.
Review - Regi's Goddess by Lyn Gala
Regi continues to wrestle with the idea that he has been "noticed" by one of the many gods his people believe in. What's more, he thinks the human Dante has been favored by the same goddess, and that's something that the xenophobic Kowri would never accept. Navigating the complex politics of his people's religious leaders to keep Dante and the rest of his Coalition crewmates safe proves to be quite challenging.
Tags: Science Fiction Fantasy
Review - Hardwood by Sam Burns and W.M. Fawkes
Unlike his brothers, Malcolm has no problem being an incubus. His father may be an evil bastard, but at least he's a rich evil bastard who can buy Malcolm nice clothes and get them into clubs where there are lots of pretty humans to pick from. It's a long way from the squalor he grew up in with his drug-addict mother, and Malcolm has no intention of going back. Kosta is a siren who has turned his back on his kind.