Review: ‘The Hummingbird Wizard’ (Book 1 of the Mystic Café trilogy) by Meredith Blevins

This is an interesting mashup of murder mystery with Romany gypsies, a bit of magic, a bit of romance, and a ditzy, menopausal heroine of the type that if her quips are good enough the book is a romp, and if it’s not it’s hard work. Be assured – this heroine (Annie Szabo) has plentyContinue reading “Review: ‘The Hummingbird Wizard’ (Book 1 of the Mystic Café trilogy) by Meredith Blevins”

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Review: ‘Oscar Wilde and the Candlelit Murders (Oscar Wilde Mysteries 1)’ by Gyles Brandreth

I’m a bit of an Oscar Wilder groupie, and enjoy Sherlock Holmes stories, so when I came across this mashup I decided to give it a whirl. Brandreth is very knowledgeable about Oscar Wilde. He has written biographies about Wilde and his wider circle (and other well thought of biographies as well). So, factually speaking,Continue reading “Review: ‘Oscar Wilde and the Candlelit Murders (Oscar Wilde Mysteries 1)’ by Gyles Brandreth”

Review: ‘Gecko Magic: The Elemental Keys Book 3’ by Lynne Cantwell

NB – This book was previous issued as Molten Trail: Elemental Keys Book 3 Genre: Modern fantasy Description: some spoilers are inevitable here if you haven’t read the first two books in this series. Four demi-elementals (half human) have been brought together by The Powers That Be to foil a demon named Surgat – whichContinue reading “Review: ‘Gecko Magic: The Elemental Keys Book 3’ by Lynne Cantwell”