LitStack Review: Nightwise by R. S. Belcher

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Nightwise R. S. Belcher Tor Books Release Date:  August 18, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7653-7460-8 Wow.  What a difference a bit of experience makes. I read R. S. Belcher’s debut novel, The Six Gun Tarot, shortly after it came out, and was very impressed with this supernatural Western thriller/morality tale, and especially with Mr. Belcher’s skill in [….]

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Holly Black Little, Brown Books Release Date:  September 3, 2013 ISBN:  978-0-31621-310-3 Now THIS is what a vampire tale should be.  Forget that it’s written for young audiences; the story and issues the characters have to deal with are timeless and applicable to all ages.  Forget that it has an [….]

Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling by Michael Boccacino

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Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling Michael Boccacino William Morrow Paperbacks Original Edition (July 24, 2012) ISBN 978-0-06-212261-2 — ♦ — I would like to say that Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling is the newest triumphant entry into the Gothic fiction genre that harkens back to the great works of Byron, Shelley, even Poe.  [….]