Category Archives: Tor Books

Review: Rising Sun, Falling Shadow by Daniel Kalla

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Forge Books (September 24, 2013) ISBN-10: 0765337649 Source: Publisher *Note: This is the sequel to The Far Side of the Sky. It is recommended that you read this book first. 1943 Shanghai: Over 20,000 Jewish refugees seeking safety in Shanghai are forced by the Japanese to move into a “relocation” camp, a one-kilometer area known […]

#Mx3 Review: Delia’s Shadow by Jaime Lee Moyer

Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Tor Books; First Edition edition (September 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 0765331829 Source: Personal Copy Delia Martin is a wealthy young woman living in early 20th century San Francisco.  She holds a unique gift; she can see, and communicate, with spirits of the deceased. She’s returned to her home, certain that it holds […]

Review: Royal Street by Suzanne Johnson

Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Tor Books; Original edition (April 10, 2012) ISBN-10: 076532779 Source: Library Drusilla (DJ) Jaco is the young junior wizard sentinel for New Orleans. The title sounds big, but it isn’t. Her boss and mentor,Gerald (Gerry) St. Simon, is the wizard in charge of protecting the city from anything supernatural. The city was relatively safe until Hurricane Katrina […]

Frightful Friday: Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! This week’s featured book is Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake: Reading level: Ages 12 and up Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Tor Teen; First Edition edition (August 30, […]

Review: Thirteen Hallows by Michael Scott & Colette Freedman

Hardcover:352 pages Publisher:Tor Books; First Edition edition (December 6, 2011) ISBN-10: 0765328526 Source: Publisher The thirteen hallows are ancient artifacts embedded with deadly powers.  They were divided among thirteen Keepers, assigned to keep them hidden and, more importantly, apart from one another. Unfortunately now the keepers are being brutally murdered, their blood awakening the power […]

Review: The Secret of Crickley Hall by James Herbert

Paperback:640 pages Publisher:Tor Books; First Edition edition (July 5, 2011) ISBN-10: 0765328887 Source: Library copy It’s been nearly a year since Gabe & Eve Caleigh lost their son, Cam.  He disappeared while playing on a playground; an exhausted Eve had fallen asleep just for a few brief moments, long enough for Cam to disappear. Gabe […]

Review: The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson

  Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Forge Books; First Edition edition (September 28, 2010) ISBN-10: 0765326973 Source: Publisher Lily Moore is a travel writer, living in Spain.  She’s called to return to New York after her sister, Claudia, is found dead in her apartment.  Claudia had her share of trouble; she was a recovering heroin addict, […]