Series: Dark Ink Chronicles

Review: Everdark by Elle Jasper

Review: Everdark by Elle Jasper

Everdark picks up speed at an amazing rate.    What begins as an extended stay on an island to recover from last book’s happenings snowballs quickly into another vampire scenario fraught with much danger. Riley Poe intensifies the difficulty of comprehending this narrative significantly.    Her lingo, at first fresh and vivifying, gets old faster […]

— Posted February 12, 2014 by Joshua Burns / 3 Comments
Josh Reviews: Afterlight by Elle Jasper

Josh Reviews: Afterlight by Elle Jasper

Afterlight shines as a first person narrative with characteristic vocabulary (afterlight, da hell stone, da Island, heiniesca) and variable chronology.   Riley Poe, our vector into this Gothic interior, has been there once before as a devil-may-care youth but when her brother awakens old bloodsuckers, gets bitten, and is quickened, she must go down there to […]

— Posted July 20, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 6 Comments
Josh Reviews: Eventide by Elle Jasper

Josh Reviews: Eventide by Elle Jasper

Eventide is most remarkable in the way it presents itself on the page.    Plenty of spacing between lines.    Healthy doses of italics.    Rather large epigraphs.    It makes for an inviting read of a well-built character.    Riley Poe may not be the most straight-laced of the residents of Savannah but she […]

— Posted March 16, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 1 Comment