Category Archives: RBR

Review: In The Country of No Compassion by Teresa Kennedy

Categories: 3 butterflies, RBR, review, short story collection, Teresa Kennedy
       In The Country of No CompassionTeresa Kennedy; Kindle Edition, Published March 30th 2011 by Village Green PressOffering literary fiction with a spiritual twist, Kennedy’s collection focuses on characters in crisis and subjects as relevant as the daily news. A young amputee and Iraq veteran struggles for a definition of heroism in “Times New Roman”, while a recovered ex-alcoholic frees himself from the past in “The Thirteenth Step.”Other stories in this collection focus on the controversy surrounding illegal immigration and Read more [...]

Review: The Eyes of the Dead by G.R. Yeates

Categories: 5 butterflies, G.R.Yeates, horror, RBR, review
      The Eyes of the Dead (A Vetala Cycle Novel)G.R. Yeates ; Kindle Edition, Published May 23rd 2011Vampires are loose in the trenches of the First World War.Passchendaele, 1917. Private Reg Wilson is a man with a name but no memories. A soldier who remembers nothing of life before the fighting began. Until he comes to Black Wood, a tainted place that knows him intimately. There, he will discover a darkness buried long ago by time and dust. An appetite that has been awoken by war. A hunger that will feed upon his blood, his regrets and his Read more [...]

Review: Fezariu’s Epiphany by David M. Brown

Categories: 4 butterflies, adventure, David M. Brown, fantasy, RBR, review
     Fezariu's EpiphanyDavid M. Brown ; Published May 16th 2011 by Createspace (first published May 2011)The White Oak, Clarendon’s oldest brothel, lured and destroyed men by the thousands. Fezariu was different. He had never been drawn by the White Oak’s vices but the brothel had still ruined him when he was just a boy. Salvation came in the form of the Merelax Mercenaries – Elenchera’s most prestigious hired hands. They gave Fezariu the chance to escape from his past. Immersed in the world of dangerous assignments in the colonies Fezariu Read more [...]

Batch Review: Monster Story, Half-Inch and The Tribe by McCarty Griffin

Categories: 4 butterflies, 5 butterflies, chick-lit noir, fantasy, horror, McCarty Griffin, RBR, review, suspense, ya
    Monster Story McCarthy Griffinebook, 315 pagesPublished November 4th 2010 by McCarty Griffin, via SmashwordsChristy McCauley has returned to West Virginia at last, but her homecoming quickly turns into a surreal nightmare. In the deep hollows and woods of rural Augusta County, something unspeakable is slaughtering people in the dark of night. Authorities don't know if its human or animal, or how to stop it. Christy and her friends only know they must hunt it and destroy it, before it kills again.- Goodreads on Monster storyYummy, yummy Read more [...]

Review: Towards Yesterday by Paul Jones

Categories: 4 butterflies, Paul Jones, post-apocalyptic, RBR, review, sci-fi
    Towards YesterdayPaul Jones ; Kindle Edition, Published May 3rd 2011 (first published May 2011)When a seemingly simple experiment goes disastrously wrong, James Baston finds himself stranded alongside the rest of mankind, twenty-five years in the past. A past where the old are once more young, the dead live and the world has been thrust into chaos.Contacted by the scientist responsible for the disaster, James is recruited to help avert an even greater catastrophe. Along with a team of scientists, a reincarnated murder victim and a frustrated Read more [...]

Review: The Dead Heart by Kelly Jacobs

Categories: 2 butterflies, Kelly Jacobs, lgbt, m/m, paranormal, RBR, review, romance
       The Dead Heart ~ to crave the vampireKelly Jacobs {18+, m/m images going on there, consider yourself warned!! }; Published April 2nd 2011He wasn’t suspecting that he would he targeted as prey, he wasn’t suspecting he would be lured into the web of soft touches and hard desire, and he wasn’t expecting he would fall in love with a monster than meant to kill him. In a small town, Sam was bullied and harassed for being different until a stranger gave him a reason to live.Contains: vampires, yaoi/ male-male romance, sex, drugs and Read more [...]