Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy (revisited)

This past Thursday I posted my review of this fantasy novel. It was a delightful book and, if you haven't had a chance to take a peek of it, I thought I'd revisit the excerpt the author generously allowed me to post back in May. First published May 19, 2019 The Lily Cafe is thrilled … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy (revisited)

Book Review: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy

Title: Umbral Ten Author: Douglas Murphy Publisher: Self-published Publication date: April 21, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: When mage Theodosia wakes in Starkwind Monastery with no memory of what happened after a routine ceremony to renew a sacred tree began, she finds herself in the company of five others in a world that no longer makes sense and that now has … Continue reading Book Review: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy

Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Douglas Murphy and his first novel Umbral Ten, the first book in his Khaldaia Chronicles series! Title: Umbral Ten Author: Douglas Murphy Publisher: Self-published Publication date: April 21, 2020 Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy A blood moon rises, demons roam, and the Inquisition approaches.Theodosia Archmail wakes up on the towers of Starkwind … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy

Novel Excerpt: Into the Suffering City: A Novel of Baltimore by Bill LeFurgy

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Bill LeFurgy and his historical thriller Into the Suffering City: A Novel of Baltimore! Title: Into the Suffering City: A Novel of Baltimore Author: Bill LeFurgy Publisher: High Kicker Books Publication date: April 15, 2020 Genre: Historical, Historical Thriller Baltimore, 1909. The city is jumping with danger and excitement. New thrills are … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Into the Suffering City: A Novel of Baltimore by Bill LeFurgy

Book Blog Tour – Review: The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to participate in the book blog tour for The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet. Title: The Unwilling Author: Kelly Braffet Publisher: MIRA Publication date: February 11, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Judah's sole job in life is to not die. To die would mean certain death for the Lord of the City's heir. Born on the same night, Judah and … Continue reading Book Blog Tour – Review: The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet

Novel Excerpt: The Midnight Before Me by Elizabeth Lo

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Elizabeth Lo and her debut YA Dark Fantasy novel The Midnight Before Me! Title: The Midnight Before Me Author: Elizabeth Lo Publisher: Westbrook Publishing Publication date: October 9, 2019 Genre: YA, Dark Fantasy HOW MUCH IS A LIFE WORTH? WHEN THE WORLD DEMANDS AN ANSWER WE ALL SCRAMBLE TO FIND ONE. My … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: The Midnight Before Me by Elizabeth Lo

Book Review: All That Will Burn by Judd Mercer

Title: All That Will Burn Author: Judd Mercer Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 21, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy Summary: Sofia washes ashore on a desolate beach with no memories other than her name. She soon stumbles upon a group of people just like her, but she's the only one who knows her name. In the wake of their … Continue reading Book Review: All That Will Burn by Judd Mercer

Book Review: Adventus by Andrew Mowere

Title: Adventus Author: Andrew Mowere Publisher: Self-published Publication date: September 1, 2018 Genre: Fantasy, Dark fantasy Summary: Three portals have opened across the world of Grimea, three portals from which refugees from three different worlds emerge: elves, orcs, and dwarfs. Ambassadors and leaders from these foreign worlds meet with those of Grimea and they decide … Continue reading Book Review: Adventus by Andrew Mowere

Book Blog Tour: Adventus by Andrew Mowere

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to be a part of the blog tour for Andrew Mowere's debut novel Adventus! For months now, I've had the absolute pleasure of following a delightful blog run by three writers called the Association of Merry Makers. For months, I enjoyed teasing excerpts of an intriguing novel called Adventus. I can't tell … Continue reading Book Blog Tour: Adventus by Andrew Mowere

Midnight Abyss: Interview with Jennifer M. Zeiger

Halloween just got a little...scarier. On October 31st the fascinatingly terrifying anthology Midnight Abyss by nine talented authors will be available. It was my immense pleasure to catch an interview with one of the authors, Jennifer M. Zeiger, who writes some fantastic short stories and awesome choose your adventure stories at Adventure Awaits You. I … Continue reading Midnight Abyss: Interview with Jennifer M. Zeiger