Welcome to a brave new world with weird and wonderful beings, unique destinations, strong characters, and a good feel for life at the top of a galactic empire with a remarkable level of detail, very much in the spirit of Isaac Asimov’s famed Foundation trilogy. The first Space Opera from the creative-duo of V & D Povall, and one that's sure to be a hit. Highly recommended!
Four teens dive into a wormhole and discover more than they ever wanted to about themselves, the nature of love, what some will do for power. Lives are at stake and perils abound in Zoe Hauser’s debut novel!
BISHOP’S LAW by Rafael Amadeus Hines – African American Urban Fiction, War Fiction, Thriller/Suspense
A thriller that will enthrall, with a hero in an impossible situation, against impossible odds. How will Bishop resolve the situation this time? Readers will be glad they picked this one up! Highly recommended!
When you think you know the verdict, watch out! A literary masterpiece complete with courtroom drama and a strong dose of what it means to be human. Highly recommended!
Putting More Character into Your Characters – by Skip Ferderber – a Chanticleer Writer’s Toolbox Post
Character development will help you elevate your story and make for a more enjoyable experience for your reader and hopefully increase your readership. (As stated by one of Chanticleer's most ardent professional book reviewers, Skip Ferderber)
SOLAR REBOOT by Matthew D. Hunt – Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction, Action/Thriller, Dystopian Fiction
What happens when the sun sets out to destroy us? One family finds out the hard way as they fight against elements, distance, and villains while attempting to reunite in the relative safety of their mountain compound. Thrilling and terrifying - and one of our favorites. Highly recommended!
A FEMALE DOCTOR in the CIVIL WAR by Richard Alan – US Historical Fiction, Civil War Fiction, Female Doctors Civil War
Any soldier in the Civil War would be lucky to have Dr. Abbey Kaplan as their surgeon. Fascinating storytelling. Recommended.
POSTHUMOUS by Paul Aertker – Children’s Death & Dying Books, Children’s Books about Death, Grief & Bereavement, Children’s Books about Libraries & Reading
Can a book about a loved one’s death be life-affirming and uplifting? If it comes from the award-winning, middle-grade author, Paul Aertker, the answer is a resounding yes. Highly recommended.
PELSAERT’S NIGHTMARE by Gregory Warwick Hansen – Maritime Historical Fiction, Mutiny & Shipwrecks, Biographical Historical Fiction
When greed turns to murder, who will live to tell the tale? A gripping maritime story taken directly from first-hand sources sets the stage for a chilling read. Highly recommended.
A murder mystery set against an intriguing backdrop of Indian mysticism and archaeology make this a very good pick. Recommended.