Author Interview ~ Fran Clark

Today SSV welcomes Fran Clark, a professional singer and songwriter, and now the author of Holding Paradise – a novel of mother, daughter, and their search for connection. Fran was born and currently lives in West London. She is studying for a Creative Writing MA at Brunel University. Recently, she released her second album of … Continue reading

The Palace Job ~ Patrick Weekes

Title:  The Palace Job Author:  Patrick Weekes Genre:  Fantasy Format:  eBook Source:  NetGalley Reviewed by: Sonja Rating:  3.5 out of 5 Description:  The most powerful man in the republic framed her, threw her in prison, and stole a priceless elven manuscript from her family. With the help of a crack team that includes an illusionist, … Continue reading

Full Blooded ~ Amanda Carlson

Title: Full Blooded Author: Amanda Carlson Series: Jessica McClain #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format: Kindle Source: Own Reviewed by: DarthVal Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Description:  Born the only female in an all male race, Jessica McClain isn’t just different—she’s feared. After living under the radar for the last twenty-six years, Jessica is thrust unexpectedly … Continue reading

Dirty Magic ~ Jaye Wells

Title:  Dirty Magic Author:  Jaye Wells Series:  The Prospero’s War, #1 Genre:  Urban Fantasy Format:  eBook Source:  NetGalley Reviewed by:  Sonja Rating:  4 out of 5 Description:  The first in an all-new urban fantasy series by USA Todaybestseller Jaye Wells.  The last thing patrol cop Kate Prospero expected to find on her nightly rounds was a … Continue reading

City of Ghosts ~ Stacia Kane

Title: City of Ghosts Author: Stacia Kane Series: Downside Ghosts #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format: Audio book Source: Library Reviewed by: DarthVal Rating:  5 out of 5 Description:  IT’S A THIN LINE BETWEEN ALIVE AND UNDEAD. Chess Putnam has a lot on her plate. Mangled human corpses have started to show up on the streets … Continue reading

The Merchant of Dreams ~ Anne Lyle

Title: The Merchant of Dreams Author: Anne Lyle Series: Night’s Masque #2 Genre: Historical Fantasy Format: Paperback Source: Own copy Reviewed by: Erica Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Description:  Book Two of the Night’s Masque series, sequel to The Alchemist of Souls Exiled from the court of Queen Elizabeth for accusing a powerful nobleman of … Continue reading