The Down Days by Ilze Hugo

As a deadly laughing disease grips a city in South Africa, decimating the population, it is no small thing to say that strange events are on the rise. But for Sans, a seasoned ponytail thief, and Faith, a professional dead collector and amateur “truthologist”, their lives are about to get a whole lot more complicated, especially after a series of child abductions and ghost sightings have them crossing paths on their way to the truth. Continue reading The Down Days by Ilze Hugo

Race the Sands by Sarah Beth Durst

Within the desert lands of Becar, kehok racing is king, and these animal abominations, formed from the reincarnated souls of the realm’s most morally corrupt individuals, have long been hunted down, captured, and ridden into glory. For Tamra Verlas—a former rider turned trainer—these bloodthirsty monsters are more than just sport, they are a way of life. Continue reading Race the Sands by Sarah Beth Durst

The Unsuitable by Molly Pohlig

Iseult Wince, a Victorian woman with a reputation unbecoming of her role and social status, has, through a rigorously nurtured eccentricity, managed to repel any suitor her overbearing father has laid out in front of her. Aided and admonished by the spirit of her dead mother—who speaks to her from inside a scar on her neck—Iseult endures the life of an undesirable through compulsive self-harm and a litany of uncouth and unstable behaviors. Continue reading The Unsuitable by Molly Pohlig