Review: “What If?” Edited by Robert Cowley

What If?: The World’s Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been. Edited by Robert Cowley. Berkley Books. 416 pages. I’m a big fan of speculative history. On the other hand, my daughter, the purist, rolls her eyes whenever I talk about What if the South had Won the Civil War or What if there … More Review: “What If?” Edited by Robert Cowley

Review: “Zealot Finale” by J. K. Bailey

Zealot Finale: Book One by Jason K. Bailey. Independently Published on Amazon This was another book in the thread of Christian speculative fiction authors on Goodreads that I belong to, and the good news is: this one was completely different than the last. My best definition of this book is a cross between Douglas Adams’ … More Review: “Zealot Finale” by J. K. Bailey

Review: “A Weight of Reckoning” by C.S. Wachter

A Weight of Reckoning: Sequel to the Seven Words by C.S. Wachter. Shadowfall Publishing. 402 pages. As I’ve mentioned several times before in this blog, I’m a member of a thread on Goodreads where authors of Christian Speculative Fiction share their work with each other. In addition to getting other professionals to read my work … More Review: “A Weight of Reckoning” by C.S. Wachter

Review: “Rise of the Ranger” by Philip C. Quaintrell

Rise of the Ranger: The Echoes Saga: Book 1 by Philip C. Quaintrell. Quaintrell Publishings, Ltd. 538 pages. I picked this fantasy book up recently because (1) the cover looked professionally done and interesting; and (2) the book was free. I didn’t know exactly what to expect, but it looked promising, and I wasn’t disappointed. … More Review: “Rise of the Ranger” by Philip C. Quaintrell

Review: “Understanding Islam” by Thomas W. Lippman

Understanding Islam: An Introduction to the Muslim World by Thomas W. Lippman. Plume Books. 198 pages. This isn’t my typical genre of book for reviewing, but I have a couple of reasons for including this particular book here. One, I am researching for my next book project, the sequel to The Serpent and the Dove, … More Review: “Understanding Islam” by Thomas W. Lippman