Fans of Sherlock Holmes mysteries may want to check out Ottawa-based writer Eric Desmarais’ new novel A Study in Aether from Renaissance Book Press, for a new modern day twist on the classic mystery series.
Do you remember having “the talk” with your parents when you were a teen? Maybe your mom and dad sat you down to layout the laws of the birds and the bees. Maybe your high school gym teacher gave you the basics, holding a banana in one hand and a condom in the other. Or […]
If you like fantasy novels then you should read the work of Gatineau-based writer Caroline Fréchette. I am a big fan of her Family by Choice series, which revolves around the complex character of Alex Winters, a brooding young man who can create fire with his thoughts. Having really enjoyed the first book, which came out […]
Caroline Fréchette is one of my favourite fantasy writers in the National Capital Region. Last year, the Gatineau-based author released Blood Relations, the first book in a five-part series. Now she has published Brothers In Arms, the enjoyable sequel in her action-packed world filled with gangsters, a mysterious corporation and young people with superpowers. Published […]
Depending on your viewpoint, the word “admirer” can be a blessing or a curse. If you’re a romantic, it conjures up images of love and enchanting possibilities. When used in a threatening manner, however, it can be terrifying. This thought came to me as I read The Admirer, the debut novel by Gatineau author Aurelia Osborne that […]
Sixteen-year-old Alex Winters can create fire with his thoughts. Using his pyrokinetic powers he gained control of the rough Russian district, and in the process became “boss” to gangsters and thugs, many of whom were older than him. When a cruel and deadly group of vampires invades his turf, however, Alex must face an enemy whose power […]