The Shattered Vigil by Patrick W. Carr

I have taken FOREVER to write this review.  I read The Shattered Vigil months ago and have returned multiple times to write this review.  There have been many iterations and at one time my review was almost 2000 words long.  I thought that might be a wee bit excessive ;).  I can't imagine that you want to read a comprehensive treatise rather than a book review.  If you do, I would really love to meet you,

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Thomas Locke | list of book series in chronological order

Thomas Locke is a pseudonym for Davis Bunn.  Under this pseudonym, he writes mainstream science fiction and fantasy as well as techno-thriller titles.

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the best of 2016

A list of my favorite books (from my 5-star rated list) read in 2016.  They may or may not have been published in 2016.  Sometimes I am blessed and run across a book years after it has been published and find a new favorite.

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Warrior Mage by Lindsay Buroker

This is pure fantasy of the best kind.  The scrapes these characters get into and out of go way beyond plausibility.  It's fantasy!  It is really fun fantasy, of the type that would make an incredible action movie if millions of dollars were available to make it just right.  Lindsay...you are an incredible self-published author.  Are you ready for Hollywood?

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Patterns in the Dark by Lindsay Buroker

Never think though that because this is steampunk/fantasy, which is typically escapist fiction, that Buroker is lacking classic writing skills. She has the chops. This is escapism at its best and you still obtain a bit of education along the way.

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