Josh Reviews: Under the Gun by Hannah Jayne

Josh Reviews: Under the Gun by Hannah Jayne

Under the Gun supports my running hypothesis concerning this series, i.e. the lower the stakes, the greater the pleasure.   No fates of any world are thankfully entrusted to Sophie not because she can’t handle them (we know very well she can’t) but sensibly enough because it is far more enjoyable to watch her bungle […]

— Posted September 28, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
Question: Do Romance Heroes Always Have To Be SO Broken?

Question: Do Romance Heroes Always Have To Be SO Broken?

Lately I’ve found myself pondering how an author can claim that their protagonist is a “alpha male” when in reality, they are more “beta” because of all their underlying issues. Like most, I love a good tortured hero but recently they seem to be a dime a dozen. If I have to read about one […]

— Posted September 26, 2013 by Carmel / 22 Comments
Josh Reviews: The Darkest Edge of Dawn by Kelly Gay

Josh Reviews: The Darkest Edge of Dawn by Kelly Gay

The Darkest Edge of Dawn does not have a dull moment.   As such it feels much like your favorite anime or if that’s not your cup of tea, whatever your infamous stereotype of anime is, minus the perversion.   What I am getting at is the large amount of action, scenery, and fantastical characters. […]

— Posted September 25, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 3 Comments
Para New Releases: September 24th

Para New Releases: September 24th

Evelina Cooper, the niece of the great Sherlock Holmes, is poised to enjoy her first Season in London Society. But there’s a murderer to deal with—not to mention missing automatons, a sorcerer, and a talking mouse.

— Posted September 24, 2013 by Carmel / 4 Comments
Review: Celtic Moon by Jan DeLima

Review: Celtic Moon by Jan DeLima

I’m not sure if this is a new trend in Paranormal Romance but more and more titles have been featuring “older” heroines and Celtic Moon falls into that category with Sophie, a 36 year old protagonist. Thibodeau doesn’t just stand out because of her age…

— Posted September 23, 2013 by Carmel / 14 Comments