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Operation Big Top (Mark Andrew Poe)

4 1/2 stars Harry Moon lives in Sleepy Hollow, a town where it’s always Halloween. Harry can do magic- real magic- and when the circus comes to town, he goes off to the Big...

When is Horror Too Much?

In this Speculative Faith article, writer Rebecca LuElla Miller explores the concept of horror. When is horror spiritually beneficial, and when is it destructive?

Free Short Story from KM Dailey!

Author KM Dailey, a writer in my critique group, showed me the link to this short story on the Daily Science Fiction site. Hope you enjoy it!

The Counterfeit (Nate Allen)

4 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Counterfeit turned out to be a singularly fascinating read. The opening had me immediately hooked through its stream-of-consciousness narrative style depicting the inner thoughts of a man in a coma. The framing...

Forged in Steel: An Underworld Mythos Novel (The Crucible, Book One) (H.A. Titus)

3.5 stars ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 Forged In Steel opens with a taut, stylistic first-person narrative that moves at a pleasingly fast pace. From there, things transition immediately to a gritty, action-oriented story, with an urban fantasy plot based...

Starfire (Stuart Vaughn Stockton)

4 ½  stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ In Stockton’s Galactic Lore world, the planet in question is inhabited by various species of sapient dinosaurs. In fact, they are the only sapient species group on the planet. Rathe, born into...

The Place of Voices (TimeDrifter Series, Book One) (Lauren Lynch)

5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Place of Voices is a Christian coming-of-age fantasy in the tradition of C.S. Lewis. Three young characters, widely separated by time and space are miraculously brought together by divine intervention. In their...

Escaping (Arriver Series, Part One) (John K. Patterson)

5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The battlecraft Aphrodite is on the run across the deserts of the planet Tarcryss, pursued by a mysterious alien force. With much of its weaponry destroyed by the invaders, Sergeant Tobias Carter must...

By Divine Right: A Novella (The Darkwater Saga) (Patrick W. Carr)

3 stars ⭐⭐⭐ Willet Dura has spent the past nine years as a reeve (constable) in the city of Bunard, haunted by memories of the war that cost him his place in the Merum priesthood. Accepting...

Exordia (Sarah E. Ott)

4 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ For over 200 years, the colony of Exordia has carved out a peaceful, technological existence on a harsh, desert world light-years removed from Old Earth. But peace has come at a price. The...

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