The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison

In a fantastical 1800’s London, the iconic stories of Sherlock Holmes are re-imagined with Crow, an angel and freelance detective who wards over the streets of London, deducing his way through one puzzling case after another. With the help of his partner and flatmate Dr. J. H. Doyle, an Army surgeon turned hell-hound, Crow must navigate a city inhabited with vampires, werewolves, and even Jack the Ripper if he wants to crack the case. Continue reading The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison

Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford

After being injured in a robbery, Owen, a small town librarian, finds he has the ability to leave his sleeping body behind and wander the streets unbound by the laws of nature. It is in this space between dreams and reality where he meets fellow “sleeper” Melody and learns that this new world is far more dangerous than it appears, inhabited by unimaginable horrors that lurk around every corner. Continue reading Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford

Shakespeare for Squirrels by Christopher Moore

Pocket of Dog Snogging, the infamous fool, is at it again, this time within a farcical re-imagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Marooned by pirates on the beaches of Athens, Pocket and his trusty apprentice—the simpleton Drool—along with their hat-shagging monkey, Jeff, soon find themselves entangled in a royal scandal involving the murder of Pocket, a magical jester who has been serving both the kingdoms of men and fairies. Continue reading Shakespeare for Squirrels by Christopher Moore