Tabut by Uju Uzuegbunam

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says:Tabut is a tough story to read sometimes, but only because the author, Uju Uzuegbunam, so accurately depicts the world-altering aftershocks of an abusive event.”

Her Magnificent Madman by Eytan Halaban

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says: “With deeply lyrical writing that reflects the author’s reverence for classic literature, Halaban’s novel mirrors its main characters, jumping between points of bare whimsy and studious straight-forwardness…”

 

Nite Fire: Flash Point by C. L. Schneider

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says: “The book’s easy-flowing narrative, peppered with fiery fight scenes, drives Dahlia ever closer toward a finish that’s difficult to predict, but provides all the payoff and intrigue readers will need to be convinced to pick up the next book in this series.”

 

Travelers by V. S. Holmes

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says: “Holmes has certainly struck gold with [character] Dr. Nel Bently. With answers—and, of course, more questions—served up later in the novel, the series can now take off in whichever direction it chooses.”

 

Rinn’s Crossing by Russell Heath

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says: “It’s impossible to emerge from Rinn’s Crossing without a healthy respect for both the author’s great talent and the history and landscape of Alaska.”