Category Archives: RBR

Review: Tag by Simon Royle

Categories: 4 butterflies, RBR, review, romance, sci-fi, Simon Royle
    Tag (The Zumar Chronicles)Simon Royle; Kindle Edition, Published December 2, 2010 by I & I PressIn the wake of Arbitrator Jonah Oliver’s interrogation of Jibril Muraz, a prisoner of UNPOL, his secure life disintegrates into one of lies, corruption, conspiracy and murder due to what he learns. Jonah is thrown into a race against the clock to stop a plot designed to eliminate two-thirds of the population. The odds are stacked against him. He soon finds his past is not what he thought it was, those closest to him cannot be trusted, and what Read more [...]

Review: Transfection by David Gaughran

Categories: 4 butterflies, David Gaughran, RBR, review, sci-fi, short story, thriller
    TransfectionDavid Gaughran; Kindle Edition, Published May 20, 2011 by Arriba Arriba BooksMolecular biologist Dr. Carl Peters is under pressure on two fronts: his research grants are disappearing and his marriage is falling apart. But when medical researchers discover that genetically modified animal feed has tainted the food chain, he finally gets the funding he always dreamed of. Dr. Peters discovers the reason behind the cancer link with GM food, but it’s so crazy, he barely believes it himself. TRANSFECTION is a 5,500 word, 23-page Read more [...]

Review: If you go into the woods by David Gaughran

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, David Gaughran, fiction, RBR, review, short story
    If You Go Into The WoodsDavid Gaughran; Kindle Edition, Published April 30, 2011 by Arriba Arriba Books“IF YOU GO INTO THE WOODS”Eight-year old Jiri Beranek is drawn to a nearby forest, captivated by birds hidden high in the trees. Each time he enters, his desire to see the mysterious creatures is checked by his fear of the dark. When he finally forces himself to go farther, he finds a new reason to be afraid.+ Bonus story: “THE RESET BUTTON”Linus Eriksson, a divorced bachelor living alone in his small one-bedroom apartment, is a Read more [...]

Review: Mine by Lin Sten

Categories: 3 butterflies, Lin Sten, RBR, review, sci-fi
     Mine: (Second Edition)Lin Sten; Kindle Edition, Published May 12, 2010 by CreateSpace; Paperback Edition, Published May 6, 2010 by CreateSpaceSelena Castillo publicly claims to be an extraterrestrial. Is it a joke, a delusion, a gimmick, or a reality? Tony Sturgess must believe that Selena’s claim is only a publicity stunt, or that she is insane, as he falls in love with her, because he still struggles with the racism of his white-supremacist childhood; otherwise, he is certainly the right talent agent to exploit the gimmick, despite Read more [...]

Review: Blood for Love by Chris M. Finkelstein

Categories: 4 butterflies, Chris M. Finkelstein, fantasy, RBR, review, romance, sci-fi-ish
    Blood For Love (Volume 1) Chris M. Finkelstein; Kindle Edition, Published March 3rd 2011 by Crave Books; Paperback Edition, Published April 3rd 2011 by Crave BooksThis is the story of the life of Jan, a gifted male D’otian living on a violent, predatory planet. His mother Martha is part of a love-preservation network, outlawed by a world in which love is punished by DeathBT, (Death By Torture.) When the underground network attempts a daring escape into the poisoned wildlands, they inadvertently cause a catastrophic explosion. The explosion Read more [...]

Review: Carbon: Session 01 – Alignment by Jason J. Berg, Christopher J. Cox

Categories: 3 butterflies, action, adventure, Christopher J. Cox, fantasy, Jason J. Berg, paranormal, RBR, review
Carbon: Session 01 - Alignment Jason J. Berg, Christopher J. Cox; eBook, 2nd EditionPublished March 20th 2011 by CarbonLegendsIncludes Episodes 000 - 006 of the Genre-Bending 'Carbon' Series+ 3 Previously Unreleased Appendices'+ Detailed World Maps (Full Scale & Enlarged)+ A Complete Sketch Art GalleryEpisode 000 - Prologue"The unknown realm of Terra has woven many an intricate tapestry using the souls of all the diverse life forms that have flourished, and withered, during the world's youthful cycles. Now, as the final stitches of another age Read more [...]