Author: China Miéville Book: Kraken Published: June 2010 Publisher: Del Rey Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Paperback Rating: Synopsis: Billy Harrow is a cephalopod specialist in the Darwin Center of London’s Natural History Museum. The tour he conducts through the center has its climax at the center’s giant squid. This is their prize […]Read more "Kraken by China Miéville | @kurtsprings1 #review #urbanfantasy"
Author: Brian Lumley Book: Titus Crow: The Burrowers Beneath, the Transition of Titus Crow Published: January 1999 Publisher: Tor Books Genre: Cosmic Horror Source: eBook Rating: Synopsis: The Burrowers Beneath Humanity has moved about the Earth for thousands of years, little knowing what horrors lie buried or imprisoned beneath the Earth’s crust or under the […]Read more "Titus Crow by Brian Lumley @ BrianLumley | kurtsprings1 #review #cosmichorror"
Author: Charles Stross Book: The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files #4) Published: July 2012 Publisher: Ace Books Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: eBook Rating: Winner of the 2013 Locus Fantasy Award Note: I would like to apologize to my readers. This is a redo of the review. Anyone who’s read the initial review […]Read more "The Apocalypse Codex by Charles Stross @cstross |@kurtsprings1 #review #urbanfantasy"
Author: E. C. Ambrose Book: Elisha Daemon (The Dark Apostle #5) Published: February 2018 Publisher: Daw Books Genre: Fantasy Source: Paperback Rating: Synopsis: Elisha is coming to the end of his journey. He has faced down many necromancers (members of a powerful cabal of magi who draw power from fear and murder). […]Read more "Elisha Daemon by E. C. Ambrose @ecambrose | @kurtsprings1 #review #fantasy"
Author: Robert Bloch Book: Strange Eons Published: June 1979 Publisher: Pinnacle Books Genre: Horror Source: Paperback Rating: Synopsis: “That is not dead which can eternal lie. And with strange aeons even death may die.” (The Call of Cthulhu 1928) “It is said that what men know is called science; what they have […]Read more "Strange Eons by Robert Bloch @kurtsprings1 #review #Lovecraftian"
Author: Bec McMaster Book: Kiss of Steel (London Steampunk #1) Published: September 2012 Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Genre: Steampunk Source: eBook Rating Happy New Year, 2018!!! Synopsis: Honoria Todd has found shelter in the dreaded Whitechapel district of London. Her sister Lena and brother Charles are safe from the man who murdered […]Read more "Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster @BecMcMaster | @kurtsprings1 #review #steampunk"
Author: E. C. Ambrose Book: Elisha Mancer (The Dark Apostle #4) Published: February 2017 Publisher: Daw Books Genre: Fantasy Source: Paperback Rating: Synopsis: Once a skilled barber-surgeon, Elisha has discovered his potential for the magic of death. He has rescued King Thomas, his friend. Now, he must work on his king’s […]Read more "Elisha Mancer by E. C. Ambrose @ecambrose | @kurtsprings1 #review #darkfantasy"