Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Interview: The Blue Effect by Rose Shababy

UFI welcomes Auhor Rose Shababy. Thanks for Joining us!!

What can you tell my readers about yourself that they might not know from looking on your bio or reading in another interview?

 I’d like to say that I’m as mysterious as the deep blue sea, but the truth is, I’m kind of an open book. For the most part, what you see is what you get, although I have a lot of social anxieties that make being an author a natural fit for me. One thing I can say is that I have a tendency to write about loners and orphans. Some of my characters aren’t true orphans, but very close to it. I seem to have a certain fascination with the individual, why they choose the loner status, the evolution of their social circle.

What do you enjoy doing on your down time? 

Reading, of course!

What is your Favorite part of writing? 

So far, it’s been the satisfaction in not only putting my stories down on paper, but finishing a major project. Non-writers truly don’t understand the scope and breadth of writing a novel. The sense of accomplishment I got from publishing my first book was better than anything I’ve ever felt before. Until I received my first “fan letter.” That just about made me cry!

Do you have any certain routines you must follow as you write? 

I don’t think I have any hard and fast routines for writing, although I do have mood music I like to listen to as I write. And I always start my day with coffee. That’s sort of a must-have.

What are some of your Favorite books or Authors in the Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal Genres?

Stephen King is an amazing world builder. I know he’s considered horror more than fantasy or paranormal, but he’s definitely at the top of a very short list of my favorite authors. The Stand is one of my all-time favorite books. So many fully-realized characters. Such an amazing story. I highly recommend it to anyone!

How would you pitch The Blue Effect to someone who has not heard of it before? 

The Blue Effect is a story about ordinary people with extraordinary abilities who show us that we are all capable of great things. We are all capable of being heroes.

Can you tell us a little bit about the world that The Blue Effect is set in?

This book is set in the real world. Granted, the characters all have amazing powers, but I wanted to address some of the little things that sometimes get missed. For instance, not everyone is born into lavish wealth like Professor X or Bruce Wayne. My characters have to worry about how they’re going to pay the bills.

Do you have a favorite scene in The Blue Effect ?

I think the last three chapters are soooo good! They have all the aspects I was hoping it would. Action and fighting, epiphanies and revelations, romance, someone dies, a cliffhanger. I know that’s not just one scene, but they all go hand in hand. Everything builds until you reach those last 22 pages, and then it’s go go go! I can’t help but feel a little proud knowing I wrote that!

Which one character out of all your books was your favorite to write about? 

The heroine of The Blue Effect, Blue Brennan. She’s smart, sassy, a little wild, and seriously flawed. There is so much of me in her, it was really cathartic to write her and realize that I love those parts of me (albeit, exaggerated parts!).  

What about the hardest to write about?

I had a little bit of a hard time writing some of the male characters. I don’t want them to come off like it’s obvious a girl wrote them, although I still wanted them to have certain traits. The main love interest is not your typical romance novel hero. I really, really wanted the geek to get the girl.

What Other Projects can we look forward to reading from you?

I’m working on the second book in my Renegade Heroes series. It’s a whole new world of superheroes, and kicks ass. It’s got a little bit of everything. Action, intrigue, romance, mystery, humor. What else could you ask for? This is a follow up to The Blue Effect, a continuing story arc that will reach into a third book as well. Yep. It’s a trilogy!

I’m also working on a series of short stories, within the same world, that will be going up on my website very soon. They’re little bonuses for the fans. If I have any. I hope I do!
Finally, I have a standalone book coming out December 7th called Shadows of Night. It’s a horror/ghost story about a man who loses everything and has to fight his inner demons to stay alive.

Rose Shababy and her family reside in eastern Washington State. Rose grew up in the Northwest but swears she’s going to move to warmer climates someday. She’s claimed this for over 20 years, however, and has yet to move more than 75 miles away from her mother.

Rose has a deep love of all things Star Trek and yearns to travel the heavens, as well as an intense desire to be bitten by a radioactive spider.

Unfortunately she sucks at science and math so she hasn’t been able bring her dreams to life, instead living vicariously through books, comics, television and film. She hopes to someday make a million dollars so she can afford to buy her way to the international space station, but she’d settle for being able to fly around the world and leap tall buildings in a single bound.

Rose also loves to cook and worked for years in a gourmet Italian grocery and deli where she learned to hone her skills. She prepares culinary masterpieces for her family, but fervently wishes the dishes would wash themselves. Especially now that her dishwashers/children are nearly grown and only one still lives at home.

Rose likes to use her free time wisely. For instance, she likes to daydream, will often read for hours until she falls asleep on the couch with an electric blanket and a warm tabby cat curled up on her hip, as well as spending cozy weekend days watching Syfy movies like Sharknado and Mega Piranha with her husband.

If Rose were a cartoon animal, she’d prefer to be a wise old owl or a sleek and sexy jaguar, but in reality she’d probably be a myopic mole with coke-bottle glasses.

Find Rose and her books

The Blue Effect
Renegade Heroes #1
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Blue Brennan is jaded and bitter despite her pinup girl looks and quick wit. Night after night, she scours the Seattle club scene looking for someone or something to fill the emptiness inside.
When she meets the mysterious Kasey, her world stops… literally. He claims she has the ability to control time and stuns her even further when he reveals his own gifts.

Blue is inexplicably drawn to Kasey and reluctantly enters his world filled with a new breed of humanity. They’re misfits like her, blessed or cursed with powerful abilities, struggling to hide their differences from the rest of society.

Then the group discovers a nameless, faceless sociopath with nightmarish powers; and he’s coming for Blue. She’s left reeling when they discover her gifts are the key to defeating his terrible evil and saving them all.

Now she must race against the clock to harness her own powers and save her new friends. Can she be more than a renegade? Can she be a hero too?


As I scanned the crowd my eyes fell on one person out of sync with the rest. Close to my age, maybe a little older, he obviously didn’t belong in the club. His clothes, messy looking slacks and a gray t-shirt, hung on his lean frame. He finished his look with a tartan scarf and brown fedora that seemed more at home on an old man than one in his twenties. 

He pulled his hat off and shaggy brown hair fell across his eyes as he danced. Well, he didn’t dance so much as sway to the music, his eyes closed while a hint of a smile graced his lips. As he danced, he bobbed his head back and forth and his hands moved like graceful waves. His shadow grin seemed to infuse his entire body. He danced by himself as if he didn’t care what anyone around him thought, as if he danced for himself and no one else. He looked completely out of place, yet he appealed to me and I felt myself wanting to go to him. 

I was shocked by the surge of jealousy that rushed through me as I stared at him. His face broke through my drunken haze and I realized this man was no paper doll. His face belonged to a truly happy man. Hell, he looked fucking ecstatic.   

He had the face of an angel.

New Releases: 11/23-11/29

Tue. Nov 25th

 Abracadaver (Esther Diamond #7) by Laura Resnick
 Jinn and Juice by Nicole Peeler
 Symbiont (Parasitology #2) by Mira Grant

Happy Reading!

Monday, November 24, 2014

Quick Thought Reviews

Sometimes I read a book where I just don't have a lot to say about it. Hence the name quick thought reviews. These will be short and sweet.

Trace of Magic
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Publisher: Bell Bridge Books
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Review Copy Source: NetGalley
Even the most powerful tracers can’t track you if the magical trace you leave behind is too old. But I can track almost anything, even dead trace. That makes me a unicorn, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, and the Lock Ness Monster all rolled into one. In a word, I am unique. A very special snowflake. And if anyone ever finds out, I’ll be dead or a slave to one of the Tyet criminal factions.

Riley Hollis has quietly traced kidnapped children and quietly tipped the cops to their whereabouts one too many times. Now she’s on the radar of Detective Clay Price, a cop in the pocket of a powerful magic Tyet faction. When he blackmails her into doing a dangerous trace for him, Riley will have to break every rule that keeps her safe. Or become a Tyet pawn in a deadly, magical war.

Riley has been hiding her skills forever and it was really easy to see why as TRACE OF MAGIC played out. It was hard to know what to think about Clay. He was a huge mystery and every time you think you know him another wrench is thrown out there. I really enjoyed their tension and slow romance. The flow of the story was great and it was easy to fall into it.

I hate to say it, but I hated the ending. It was a huge bummer after all that the characters went through and sacrificed to stay alive and solve the mystery that was thrown out there. I will be reading book 2 JUST to make sure things get back on track and throw the book across the room if it doesn't.

I gave it 4/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Her Lone Wolf
Author: Paige Tyler
Release Date: November 4, 2014
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
X- Ops Book #2
ISBN:   1402292120
ISBN13: 9781402292125
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Review Copy Source: NetGalley
Leaving him was Impossible…

It took everything she had for FBI Special Agent Danica Beckett to walk away from the man she loved. But if she wants to save his life, she has to keep her distance. Now, with a killer on the loose and the stakes higher than ever before, the Department of Covert Ops is forcing these former lovers into an uneasy alliance…whether they like it or not.

Seeing her again is even worse

The last thing Clayne Buchanan wants is to be shackled to the woman who broke his heart. She gets under his skin in a way no one ever has and makes him want things he has no right to anymore. All he has to do is suffer through this case and he can be free of her for good. But when Clayne finds out why Danica left in the first place, everything he’s tried to bury comes roaring back—and there’s no way this wolf shifter is going to take no for an answer this time.

HER LONE WOLF had a great flow to it. There was plenty of action and danger and a great amount of tension and romance between Clayne and Danica. It was nice to see some more of the world of X-Ops and the corruption  that was starting to show in HER PERFECT MATE.

I enjoyed getting to know Clayne a little more and meeting Danica, It was also great to see a little bit of Ivy and Landon while they all worked together towards the end. I am beyond excited for book 3, which will feature Kendra and Declan.

I gave it 4/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

Sunset Rising
Release Date: November 12, 2013
Publisher: Clownfish Publishing
ISBN:   0991733037
ISBN13: 9780991733033
Sunset Rising Book #1
Genre: Dystopian
Review Copy Source: NetGalley
February 2024: Desperate to find refuge from the nuclear storm, a group of civilians discover a secret government bio-dome. Greeted by a hail of bullets and told to turn back, the frantic refugees stand their ground and are grudgingly permitted entry. But the price of admission is high.

283 years later…

Sunny O'Donnell is a seventeen-year-old slave who has never seen the sun. She was born in the Pit, a subterranean extension of the bio-dome. Though life had never been easy, lately it had become a nightmare. Her mom was killed in the annual Cull, and her dad thought it was a good time to give up on life. Reyes Crowe, her long-time boyfriend, was pressuring her to get married, even though it would mean abandoning her father.

She didn't think things could get any worse until she was forced upstairs to the Dome to be a servant-girl at a bachelor party. That's where she met Leisel Holt, the president's daughter, and her fiancé, Jack Kenner.

Now Sunny is wanted for treason. If they catch her, she'll be executed. She thought Leisel's betrayal was the end. But it was just the beginning.

I was completely entranced by SUNSET RISING from the first chapter.  Sunny was so easy to like and relate to. There were a ton of twists and turns and although I had my favorite love interest, it was hard not to be heartbroken for the other.

Great world, great characters, great story, just all around great! When I got to the end, I really, really wanted more. In fact, I emailed the author right away for a review copy of WORLDS COLLIDE.

I gave it 5/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

Night Sky
Author: Suzanne Brockmann, Melanie Brockmann
Release Date: October 7, 2014
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Night Sky Book #1
ISBN:   1492601446
ISBN13: 9781492601449
Genre: Paranormal YA
Review Copy Source: NetGalley

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann and her daughter Melanie Brockmann have written a pulse-pounding novel of paranormal suspense set in a near future both fantastic and frightening. “Original and exciting, NIGHT SKY propels readers into a dangerous future. Loved it.” —Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author of Made For You and the Wicked Lovely series
Skylar Reid is shaken when Sasha, the little girl she babysits, is kidnapped. Scared that the weird dreams she’s been having about Sasha are real—and even more afraid that Sasha is already dead. When a mysterious girl with extreme butt-kicking abilities roars into town on a motorcycle and, well, stalks Skylar things get even weirder. Supergirl Dana tells Sky that she also has abilities – that a hormone in their blood makes them stronger, faster, smarter. A hormone that the makers of a new drug called Destiny will murder to get their hands on.
Dana and Milo, her dangerously hot yet oh-so-forbidden partner in crime, want Sky to join them in their mission – to mold Sky into the ultimate weapon. She can sense there’s something about her abilities they’re not telling her. But the only way to save Sasha and stop other girls from being taken is to embrace the weird…and fight Destiny.

I enjoyed the story that NIGHT SKY told, but here were also a LOT of slow points, lot of drawn out build-up  and for the length of the book, I wish I would have remembered more of what happened.

There seemed to be a LOT of world building missing from NIGHT SKY, I would say that's because that information is in the prequel DANGEROUS DESTINY, but it wasn't there either. It would have saved me from being completely confused in the beginning of the book. I probably won't continue with book 2.

I gave it 2.5/5 stars 

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

Braving Fate
Author: Linsey Hall
Release Date: November 10, 2014
Publisher: Bonnie Doon Press
ISBN13 9781942085010
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Review Copy Source: NetGalley

As chaos looms, a warrior queen is reborn
Bookish academic Diana Laughton has been having terrible dreams. Dreams of battle, dreams of blood... dreams so vivid she's living them day and night. When demons invade her quiet life, she wonders if she's going mad. Or if perhaps she's remembering a past life she had no idea existed...

In the midst of betrayal, he must protect her
Mythean Guardian Cadan Trinovante loved and betrayed Britain's warrior queen Boudica two millennia ago. Now he's tasked with protecting mortals whose lives affect the fate of humanity. His latest assignment is Boudica herself, reincarnated as a woman with no idea of her past or her fated future. Though in the irresistible form of Diana Laughton, it's possible Cadan has once again met his match...

To succumb to seduction could prove fatal
Thrown together in a shadowy world that exists alongside our own, Diana and Cadan must fight not only the demonic forces that want Diana dead, but a past and a passion that have lasted centuries. Their desire could be deadly. But as evil from the underworld unites against them, their only hope could be each other.

There was a nice flow, the characters were nice and although the storyline was interesting I had a hard time staying in it. I can't even really pin down why as I didn't really see any 'faults' it just didn't draw me in and hold me hostage.

I really liked one of the supporting characters and wish we would have learned a bit more about her. I AM thinking of reading the next book as it has her as one of the main characters so that is good!

I gave it 3/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Week in Review: 1/16-11/22

Books I've Bought/received

-Hunter Reborn by Katie Reus - eARC- Publisher via NetGalley

- Misery Loves Company by Tracey Martin - eARC- NetGalley

- Storm Fall by Tracy Banghart- eARC- NetGalley

Books I've Read

Storm Fall by Tracy Banghart
Under My Skin by Shawntelle Madison
The Stag Lord by Darby Kaye

Reviews Posted

A Cursed Bloodline by Cecy Robson
Temporal Shift by Nina Croft
Destiny by Celia Breslin


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Friday, November 21, 2014

Interview: In His Sights by D.D. Symms

UFI welcomes author D.D. Symms. Thanks for Joining us!!

What can you tell my readers about yourself that they might not know from looking on your bio or reading in another interview? 

I read a variety of genres and I write non-fiction entrepreneur bios as well as fiction. Some authors delve into one specific genre and never look back. On one hand, I wish that was me. I don't think it ever will be and that matches the varied interests I have.

What do you enjoy doing on your down time? 

Being outside. Preferably hiking, running or reffing soccer.

What is your Favorite part of writing?

Having a solid draft and going back to rewrite segments that you know already work. You're tightening them up and improving them by finding just the right phrase or making an awkward sentence easier to read. That's satisfying.

Do you have any certain routines you must follow as you write? 

Hmm, I like having a cup of coffee near me. It can be stale. It takes me about a half hour to get into writing and unwinding from whatever activity I was doing.

What are some of your Favorite books or Authors in the Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal Genres? 

You know, I just haven't familiarized myself with these genres yet. It's on my list for 2015. I feel like I haven't mastered the various styles of romance.

How would you pitch In His Sights to someone who has not heard of it before?

Our inner wounds hurt the most and a loving partner can lead to healing.

Can you tell us a little bit about the world that In His Sights is set in? 

A military base in Southern California's Mojave Desert. It's desolate and yet the desert has an odd warmth that I find attractive, almost comforting.

Do you have a favorite scene in In His Sights?

Yep. A bar scene where Dalton Blake storms out. It's a turning point. I feel I captured the ambiance and the inner conflict.

Which character was your favorite to write about? What about the hardest to write about?

I enjoyed creating the bartender, an outgoing female. A minor character. The hardest part about the two men was getting the ending just right so it wasn't gratuitous but had meaning and kept the tension going until the end.

What Other Projects can we look forward to reading from you? 

I've got thoughts of a male-male through the eyes of the character in my novel Boarding. Really, a series of stories and life through his eyes.

I'm also at work on a novel Arrival, a look at the fashion industry and how we define success.

DD Symms wanted to capture the emotional struggle that loss and new love bring with In His Sights, his fifth book with Breathless Press.

Fiction writing in university was his original calling, but it took a detour of many years as he focused on journalism. The joy of writing fiction is when characters seep into his imagination and take on a life of their own with a story that must be told.

He lives in southern California and hikes in the mountains with his wife, wishes his dog would stop sleeping on his side of the bed, and would like to take more walks along the beaches north of Malibu.

Find D.D. Symms and her books

In His Sights
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Wounds on the inside can be the hardest to heal. Dalton Blake takes responsibility for the death of his comrade and lover when a roadside bomb explodes in Afghanistan.

Back in the states, and preparing to end his military service, Dalton withdraws from society and is prepared to face a new life alone. A perceptive captain on the base notices the pain and tries to find a way to Dalton's heart and soul


Afghanistan fascinated him. He saw beauty in what many deemed a desolate landscape. A flower blooming among rocky crags was like an act of defiance interrupting the bleakness. He had gained confidence and felt like his leadership abilities were growing rapidly on the day a colonel, a senior engineer from the States, and a camera crew from a television network were among the audience members.

The last questions finished and he gathered his materials. He headed to the coffee shop on base to revel in his success but soldiers were scrambling amid confused shouts.

"Hey, what's happening?" Dalton tried to get someone's attention.
"An attack. There was an attack just down the road."

The news screamed back to base. An IED had exploded in the field, ripped through a convoy, and killed several soldiers. Jerry was among them.

Dalton froze. A volley of commands were unleashed in his mind to run here or there, but he was helpless. He shook free from the initial shock and ran to his barracks, buried his face in his pillow, and fought to suppress his rage. He wanted to scream, grab a weapon, and head off on his own personal assault and find the son of a bitch responsible. A debriefing revealed a connection failure in the jamming device and the feeling of failure Dalton experienced was like water bursting through the walls of a reservoir and flooding everything in its path.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Review: A Cursed Bloodline by Cecy Robson

A Cursed Bloodline
Author: Cecy Robson
Release Date: November 18, 2014
Publisher: Loveswept
Weird Girls Book #4
ISBN:  0553394584
ISBN13: 9780553394580
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Review Copy Source: NetGalley
Just when Celia thinks the supernatural world can’t turn deadlier, a new rival emerges, proving just how dangerous a power-hungry were can be.

Since being cursed with unique abilities, Celia Wird and her three sisters have fought the most bloodthirsty preternaturals in the Lake Tahoe region. But Celia’s greatest threat is someone she would have never suspected: Anara, a werewolf Elder who has allowed his hatred for Celia to spiral out of control. In a play for dominance, Anara tortures Celia and gives her an ultimatum: sever her mate bond with pureblood were Aric — or Anara will kill everyone she loves.

From the instant they met, Celia and Aric have shared an attraction that cannot be tamed. So keeping Aric away is impossible, and Aric would sooner die than allow anyone to hurt the woman he loves. Misha, master vampire and Celia’s sworn protector, also finds his way into the chaos, seeking blood from those who have harmed her.

Now Celia and her sisters are caught in the middle of a war driven by lust, fueled by hatred, and destined to end in tragedy. For Anara is a force to be reckoned with, and he will not succumb without robbing Celia of those who hold her heart.

A CURSED BLOODLINE was a depressing, torturous, and heart wrenching addition to the Weird Girls series.  Come to think of it. The last few books have been like that as well, but book 4 is a little more of all of those. Celia and Aric are finally back together in book 3 and then the battle at the end of CURSED BY DESTINY happens and things once again change. On top of that. A familiar enemy shows up in the beginning of A CURSED BLOODLINE and puts another obstacle in Celia and Aric's path to happiness.

I REALLLY wanted something to go right for Celia in book 4, but every time that happens something rips it apart. It DOES get tiring and it DOES make me want to throw my book against the nearest wall, but I still couldn't put the darn book down. I don't think it's too much to ask that ONE of these books doesn't feature Celia being torn to pieces in some way. Hopefully we will get that at some point sooner rather than later.

The secondary characters of this series play a big part in every book and it is great to see connections grow and strain with each installment. The pace of A CURSED BLOODLINE flows nicely and the plot is anything but boring. I am absolutely heartbroken for Celia after reading A CURSED BLOODLINE, but I'm also hopeful for her too. I have a lot of mixed feelings and until I read book 5 I'm not sure if that will change. Even if I wanted to stop reading the Weird Girls series, which I don't, I would have a very hard time not picking up and reading more after the events of A CURSED BLOODLINE.

I gave it 4/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Review: Temporal Shift by Nina Croft

Temporal Shift
Author: Nina Croft
Release Date: October 17, 2014
Publisher: Entangled: Select Otherworld
ISBN:  1622661206
ISBN13: 9781622661206
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Review Copy Source: Publisher
Caught between destiny and desire...

After diving into a black hole in search of the source of Meridian, the key to immortality, the crew of the Blood Hunter finds themselves stranded in an alternate universe.

Engineer Devlin Stark doesn't want immortality. He just wants to live long enough to get his revenge on the man who murdered his brother. Now, he's trapped in a strange world with a crazy woman who claims he's fated to be her lover.

Saffira Lourdes has a destiny: to save humanity and lead her exiled people to the Promised Land. Haunted by visions of the past and future, she's been sustained through the years by a dream lover. Unfortunately, Devlin doesn't believe in fate. But it's obvious there's a connection between them, one that will soon be tested by the limits of time and space. Saffira is about to make the crew of the Blood Hunter an offer they'll find impossible to refuse.

They're heading back to Earth, and they're going back in time...

First off, I have to address the fact that this is part of a series. I have seen mention that this can be read as a stand alone, but I have to say you will definitely feel like you 'missed' something if you read it without reading the previous books.  All character and world development was done in previous books and the current characters all have past stories you need to know to understand them and their connections to each other. I'm not quite sure why the series name seems to have changed (from Blood Hunter to Dark Desires? according to the book cover). Kinda threw me off at first, but rest assured you won't be disappointed going back to book 1, BREAK OUT, if you want to read TEMPORAL SHIFT and have not done so yet.

We recently met Devlin Stark in DEATH DEFYING so although we have a bit of an understanding of him, we don't KNOW him. He has a lot of anger piled up inside of him and kinda acts like a 'donkey' for most of the book, but we get glimpses of who he could really be as he defrosts in the process of falling for Saffira. Saffira is a new character for us. She grew up being told that she would save her people and she takes the position very seriously. She's very naive and inexperienced until events take her back in time then into the future. I know, kinda confusing, but you will understand once you read it.

Saffira has dreamed about Devlin for as long as she can remember and can't wait to bring her visions into reality. Devlin is NOT looking for a relationship and when Saffira tells him about seeing them together all he thinks about is bedding her and moving on. Ther relationship wasn't an enchanted romance, but by the end they are both on the same page and both fit well together. 

TEMPORAL SHIFT was a fast paced edition to the series. It was great to see the cast of characters after they went through the black hole and I look forward to seeing what happens to them now that they are back on the other side. I have an idea of who one of the main characters might be in the next book and am excited to see if I am right, it's definitely their time to shine.

I gave it 4/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.