Treacle Mountain (Thriller/Drama)

Author: F.W. Pinkerton Story in a Nutshell: Annie is an orphan in the Bronx who lives in a slum with people who’ve essentially reached the end of the line in life (which is curiously where Annie is starting hers). She dreams of things any girl would want, but Annie is in such a hopeless situation…

Wendy Won’t Go (Horror)

Author: Amanda M. Lyons Story in a Nutshell: This is a novelette that you can take as a teaser for Lyons’s horror compilation yet to be released. It is in the vein of traditional ghost story wrapped up in a more modern character-focused storytelling style. The story is about Wendy, the deceased wife of main…

Rogue Hunter: Life Force (Sci-Fi)

Author: Kevis Hendrickson Story in a nutshell: This story is part of a series. Readers who have read the earlier books in the series will recognize the characters right away, but I didn’t read the earlier books before reading this. I was able to follow the story quite well with little or no confusion. Synopsis…