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This Week.

This week, I will be reading Patrica Briggs' Masques.
Read it once before, but hey Briggs is one of my favorite authors.

Interesting ideas, Perhaps

Kiri listened to the evening wildlife cradling her mug of coffee. Depth perception slightly off, she aimed the mug towards her mouth. Beside her lay a sledgehammer dripping chunky red bits. Ignoring the smell she lifted her head to watch the hound do his nightly ritual. As he rolled in a puddle of mud she sighed then winced. Ainmere was going to be pissed. Tonight she was supposed to meet him for a date. Some fancy restaurant downtown Austin. Looking down she grimaced at the slime on her jeans. By now she was very late. She took a sip as Iolo walked out the back door, "Traffic is only so much of a reprieve Lady." Iolo sat next to her. "At least until I finish my coffee?" "Less." "Damn." The sound of slamming doors filled the air as the bond vibrated with his anger. He stalked around the corner just as Kiri put her coffee down. The closer he got to her the sooner he would see the bruises and blood. Luck was with her when he stopped just out of the lig…

Babylon Steel written by Gaie Sebold

"Babylon Steel, ex-sword-for-hire, runs the best brothel in Scalentine; city of many portals, two moons, and a wide variety of races, were-creatures, and religions, not to mention the occasional insane warlock."
The book is about the title character Babylon. A tough woman that runs a brothel in on a plane called Scalentine. The fact that the main character ran a brothel caught my interest from the start because I usually don't see that as an occupation.  When I started reading I didn't want to put the book down. Each character was unique and the back story didn't get in the way, it enhanced the Babylon and made me feel like she was a friend I had known for years.

The world creation is very good, and in depth. It goes well the character development. Sebold shows how the world to which the characters live in impacts them. The story itself held my interest through out the book and I would recommend this book to anyone who reads fantasy, or likes a strong…


Well, I am redoing both sites currently. I have almost mastered my author website and will start working on this one this week. OH thejoy