Review: Camelot 13

Camelot 13: Celebrating the Spirit of Arthur and His Knights

edited by John L. French and Patrick Thomas

(Padwolf Publishing)


The anthology starts with “The Night’s Tale” by Michael A. Black and Dave Case, which is an untold adventure of Lancelot and the Knights […]

Review: Lady Changeling by Ken Altabef

Lady Changeling (Changelings, Book 1)

Ken Altabef

Cat’s Cradle Press


Lady Changeling is a solid, enjoyable book that kept my interest. Set in the 1700s, in England, the lady of a manor has a secret. Theodora loves the lord of the Manor, her husband Lord […]

Walking Through Fire

Walking Through Fire by Sherri Cook Woosley (Talos Press)

Rachel, a newly separated mother with her son—a ten-year-old, barely-recovered leukemia patient—are thrust into a new world when a series of insanely strong storms not only bring back ancient gods, but also wipe out most of humanity. Rachel is a typical […]



by Jo Jordan (Heliosphere Books)

Calamity is a Wild, Weird West version of the story of Calamity Jane, “Being an account of Calamity Jane and her gunslinging green man.” Her “green man” is an alien, one of two species visiting earth, and he has antennae and huge […]

Scylla and Charybdis

Scylla and Charybdis

by Lindsey Duncan (Kristell Ink)

Four generations ago a genetically-engineered disease that is only transmitted by human males, Y-poisoning, caused widespread death and anarchy, and destroyed Earth. To escape that, a group of women set up a hidden, self-sufficient space station. They chose to name […]

Review: The Amiestrin Gambit

The Amiestrin Gambit (The King’s Daughter, Book 1)

by J. Kathleen Cheney (Dream Palace Press)


The book opens with a ranking officer who is also a seer playing chess with the young man Llelas, who came to find out why he was being sent to the newly-reopened […]

Walls and Wonders

Walls and Wonders

by S. R. Algernon (ReAnimus Press)

ReAnimus Press is a small press publisher that brings back great books whose rights have reverted to authors. S.R. Algernon’s short story collection is divided into four parts: Calling Out, Breaking Through, Tearing Down, and To Build Anew. I’ll […]

Guardians of Evion: Destiny

Guardians of Evion: Destiny

by Evelinn Enoksen (Kristell Ink)

The author of this book is not merely a writer but also an artist and it shows: I very much appreciated the unshaded, gothic-gray illustration; it was quaint, precisely-detailed and lovely.

The book was not a bad read and […]

Our review of Born to the Blade (series)

Born to the Blade (series)

by Marie Brennan, Cassandra Khaw, Michael Underwood, and Malka Older (Serial Box)

This 11-episode series (season 1) is set in an interesting world of floating islands in the sky where noble classes rule. Below these islands are the dangerous Mists where monsters menace […]

Our review of Markswoman


by Rati Mehrotra (Harper Voyager)

Abyss & Apex only reviews small press publishers, and this book was from a major publisher. But Rati Mehrotha is an A&A author (“Hatyasin”) and I read this. So please follow this link to my review of Markswoman over at Goodreads.