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DESPAIR by S.R. Ravencroft

June 18, 2018

KOWLOON WALLED CITY is the center of a near-future work of speculative horror. Great premise marred by unpolished prose. B MINUS

DESPAIR: SHADOWS UNDER KOWLOOON
S.R. Ravencroft
2018

Grade: B MINUS

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THE MATCHING (THE PAPER DUCHESS BOOK 2) by Angeline Trevena

July 18, 2016

UNSETTLING MISOGYNIST DYSTOPIA has strong characterization, atmosphere, but fuller worldbuilding needed. B MINUS

THE MATCHING (THE PAPER DUCHESS BOOK 2)
Bogus Caller Press
2016

Grade: B MINUS

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THE COUNTRY BOY KILLER by JT Hunter

October 12, 2015

A CANADIAN SERIAL KILLER’S shocking crimes and high-profile trial. Clear, concise, but a bit too dry. B MINUS

THE COUNTRY BOY KILLER : THE TRUE STORY OF CODY LEGEBOKOFF, CANADA’S TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER (CRIMES CANADA: TRUE CRIMES THAT SHOCKED THE NATION) (VOLUME 6)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
2015

Grade: B MINUS

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ELIZABETH GREEN by Stanley Laine

June 22, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS GOTHIC CAPTURES some key elements of the genre in a twentieth-century setting, despite missteps. B MINUS

ELIZABETH GREEN
None
2015

Grade: B MINUS

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WHAT BECOMES A LEGEND MOST by Kathey Norton

December 22, 2014

BACKSTAGE IN THE ROCK WORLD: a novel about a groupie turned star. Love of music shines through clunky prose. B MINUS

WHAT BECOMES A LEGEND MOST
self-published
2014

Grade: B MINUS

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by Jo West

December 8, 2014

A BICOASTAL MURDER MYSTERY with a complex plot and a likable protagonist; could have used a bit more polish. B MINUS


Jo West
2014

Grade: B MINUS

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THE FEVER by Megan Abbott

August 22, 2014

THERE’S GREAT WRITING in Megan Abbott’s latest; alas, the ripped-from-the-headlines plot doesn’t deserve it. B MINUS

THE FEVER
Little Brown and Company
2014

Grade: B MINUS

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THE WATCHER by Charlotte Link

April 24, 2014

A COMPLEX, UNEASY THRILLER with a likable protagonist, but a far too tangled web of suspects and motives. B MINUS

THE WATCHER : A NOVEL OF CRIME
Pegasus Books
2014

Grade: B MINUS

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THE RUNESTONE INCIDENT by Neve Maslakovic

April 18, 2014

APPEALING TIME-TRAVEL TALE with spunky heroine, intriguing premise, Minnesota local color, but uneven pacing. B MINUS

THE RUNESTONE INCIDENT
47North
2014

Grade: B MINUS

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SEQUENCE by Adam Moon

October 28, 2013

ENGAGING RIFF ON the science-fiction standby of alien abduction shines with its humor, but could use editing. B MINUS

SEQUENCE
Adam Moon
2013

Grade: B MINUS

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