William Jensen's dystopian novel CITIES OF MEN is a dark
and emotionally-charged tale about a mother who simply
disappears and leaves her son and husband with only a
cryptic note stating "good-bye, I've gone off on an
adventure." Cooper, her 12-year-old son is devastated Read more...
In a dystopian future world, a giant metal tower known as
"The City" looms at the edge of a deep canyon. The City is a
caste system divided into thirteen tiers, each of which
houses a different class of the tower's inhabitants. The
very bottom floor is made up Read more...
Paradise is a unique world where dinosaurs roam the land
along with humans. It is a medieval fantasy type of
existence in basically every way. Instead of riding dragons
or other mythical creatures, the warriors of Paradise ride
headlong into battle on the backs of Triceratopses and
Tyrannosaurus Rexes. An Read more...
ARROWOOD by Mick Finlay follows in the long tradition of
Sherlock Holmes spinoff fiction but with a distinctive
twist. In Mick Finlay's version, the main character William
Arrowood is sort of a flawed anti-Holmes. In fact, Arrowood
detests Holmes and often laments the fact that he is
overshadowed Read more...
Why did the use of magic or any reference to magic being
practiced in the present tense just stop in the year 1851?
Did a specific event in the history of our world trigger the
demise of magic? Or could it have been the advent of a
certain technology? These Read more...
THE LAST MAGICIAN by Lisa Maxwell centers in both modern-
day and early 20th century Manhattan in a world that is
heavily influenced by magic. Those who possess this
magic are termed Mageus. The problem is there are fewer
and fewer Mageus around and the ones who do exist are Read more...
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