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Guest Review by J.L.Clayton: Down the Dark Path by J Edward Neill

When Andelusia Anderae leaves home in search of a better life, she accidentally plunges into the world-ending war between Graehelm and Furyon. The deeper she falls, the more she senses the dark powers rising within her, and the more she realizes she is not so different than the enemy. Love might not be enough to save her, for the Furyons are all-powerful, and the shadow within her desires her more than any living man ever will.
Down the Dark Path chronicles the struggles of six individuals during the Furyon invasion of Graehelm and sets the stage for the horrific powers lurking behind the war. For even as the Furyons threaten to end all life, thetrue enemy, the ancient civilization of the Ur, draws nearer to rebirth.

What can I say about Author Neill that I haven’t already said. Clearly a lot. Author Neill has a brilliant mind. I purchased this book knowing what I would be expecting: Excellence. The way he tells his stories from the beginning to the end is simply captivating. You can tell all of his characters apart from each other, so this book was a fast read for me. This is a great book that had me sitting on the edge of my seat in anticipation of what would happen next. Author Neill is such a passionate writer that it comes across the pages of his books when you read them.  In Down the Dark Path, the battle scenes are amazing, I imagined myself there fighting for my life. One day, I believe you will see Author Neill’s name on a bestseller list. Bravo yet again, five stars!


J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

Girl Online: On Tour

Zoe (Zoella) Sugg Girl Online: On Tour 80 days in the top 100 Release Date: 20 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £12.99 £6.49

The Mentor

Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli , Aaron Maines The Mentor (70) Download: £3.99

The Photographer's Wife

Nick Alexander 290 days in the top 100 The Photographer's Wife (1080) Download: £0.99

Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike)

Robert Galbraith Release Date: 20 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £20.00 £9.00

Harry Potter Colouring Book

Warner Brothers Harry Potter Colouring Book 33 days in the top 100 Release Date: 5 Nov. 2015 Buy new: £9.99 £6.99

The Lake House

Kate Morton Release Date: 22 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £18.99 £5.99

The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island

Bill Bryson 28 days in the top 100 The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island (55) Buy new: £20.00 £9.00 33 used & new from £8.18

The Amazing Book is Not on Fire

Dan Howell , Phil Lester The Amazing Book is Not on Fire 73 days in the top 100 The Amazing Book is Not on Fire (70) Buy new: £16.99 £8.00 14 used & new from £8.00

The Tea Planter's Wife

Dinah Jefferies The Tea Planter's Wife 38 days in the top 100 The Tea Planter's Wife (183) Download: £3.66

Guest Review by J L Clayton: The Before (The Undying Love Series) by Isabelle Connors

My take on Skylar: A soccer playing-good-looking-guy that you just can’t help but fall in love with. He lives his life the way he wants to. No attachments to girls, just hanging out and having fun. If people can’t handle that, well he really doesn’t need them in his life, yet he gives them a chance to get on his level. Skylar is uprooted from his home and friends, now he has to start over, that’s when he sees her…
This book was a fun, fast, beautifully written book that takes you out of reality and into the life of Skylar. This is the first book I have read from author Connors and I loved it so much, that I decided to buy the other two books in this series. If you like romance, chick lit and humor, then you’ll definitely love this book. Author Connors puts all of these elements together in this short brilliantly, written story, making it a fantastic read. I am a big fan of Connors and I can’t wait to read the next book in this series. I recommend this book to anyone, it was a five star read for me.

 

J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

Harry Potter Colouring Book

Warner Brothers Harry Potter Colouring Book 20 days in the top 100 Release Date: 5 Nov. 2015 Buy new: £9.99 £6.99

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom – A Colouring Book Adventure

Millie Marotta 278 days in the top 100 Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure (1292) Buy new: £9.99 £3.99 47 used & new from £2.13

Everyday Super Food

Jamie Oliver 51 days in the top 100 Everyday Super Food (149) Buy new: £26.00 £11.99 46 used & new from £8.70

Get Even

Martina Cole Download: £9.99

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep

Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin , Irina Maununen The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep 30 days in the top 100 The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep (498) Buy new: £7.99 £4.00 29 used & new from £2.74

Harry Potter Colouring Book

Warner Brothers Release Date: 5 Nov. 2015 Buy new: £9.99 £6.99

The Mentor

Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli , Aaron Maines The Mentor (10) Download: £3.99

Guest Review by J L Clayton – The Panty Whisperer: Volume 1 by Sloane Howell

Joel – “THE MAJORITY OF MEN WANT sex just to get off. They blow their load, roll over, and fall asleep. That’s not my style though. I want you to remember my face. I want you to remember every inch of me. And you will.”
This is a sexy-oh-my-God, can I be her for the day kind of read.
Jessica Moore is at her job, she is in need of help with a project… In walks Joel Hannover, an all around cool guy, that knows how to handle the ladies. Jessica is in a hopeless marriage, she has two kids and she is feeling unattractive… Until Joel looks at her. He makes her feel alive, just like he does with every new woman who is feeling these same things. Their last day working together and Joel knows it’s now or never. Out in the garage parking lot of Jessica’s work place, Joel teases her body back to live… Something she has been missing for a while now. Okay, so sex in a parking lot might not sound too appealing to some people, but let me just say Sloane Howell has written it perfectly. There is so much want and longing, that you’ll find yourself pressed up against the car window begging for more. Or if you’re the guy… I’m pretty sure you’ll see yourself as Joel, pleasuring Jessica in ways she’s never felt before.
Bravo Sloane Howell, you did a fantastic job! Five stars.

J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins 261 days in the top 100 The Girl on the Train (7713) Download: £5.70

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train 255 days in the top 100 The Girl on the Train (7713) Buy new: £12.99 £6.00 73 used & new from £4.78

Harry Potter Colouring Book

Warner Brothers Publication Date: 5 Nov. 2015 Buy new: £9.99

The Back Road

Rachel Abbott The Back Road 270 days in the top 100 The Back Road (1760) Download: £0.99

After Anna

Alex Lake 35 days in the top 100 After Anna (98) Download: £0.99

Grandpa's Great Escape

David Walliams Grandpa's Great Escape 34 days in the top 100 Release Date: 24 Sept. 2015 Buy new: £12.99 £6.49

Username: Evie

Joe Sugg 37 days in the top 100 Username: Evie (47) Buy new: £14.99 £7.00 11 used & new from £6.69

Guest Review by JL Clayton: Saturday Night Lovers: An Erotic Short Story by Beth Scarlett.

Saturday Night Lovers: An Erotic Short Story by Beth Scarlett is indeed a really short story, 2000 words short. I like short stories, but this… It’s very well written and I do love erotic books; yet this one was only sex. I know, normally people are like “let’s get to the sex already” but I would have liked a little more to set the tone. So Meg, our main character is a 19-year-old intern at a publishing company. The man she sleeps with is of course the boss’s son, who is 25 and a billionaire. It starts off like this: He knocks on her door, she lets him in. They say a couple of words and then they have sex, but it’s good sex. After that he gets up and leaves, but before he goes, Meg asks him if he wants to do it again sometime. He says, “Same time next Saturday?”

If this book had just a little more, I would have given it a 5 star rating. Overall, it was a good read.

J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

Golden Lion

Wilbur Smith , Giles Kristian Release Date: 24 Sept. 2015 Buy new: £20.00 £10.00

My Sister's Secret

Tracy Buchanan My Sister's Secret 39 days in the top 100 My Sister's Secret (153) Download: £0.99

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train 245 days in the top 100 The Girl on the Train (7534) Buy new: £12.99 £6.00 81 used & new from £2.42

Little Girl Gone

Alexandra Burt Little Girl Gone (17) Download: £0.99

A Streetcar Named Desire (Modern Classics (Penguin))(Play edition)

Tennessee Williams , E. Browne , Arthur Miller A Streetcar Named Desire (Modern Classics (Penguin))(Play edition) 139 days in the top 100 A Streetcar Named Desire (Modern Classics (Penguin))(Play edition) (123) Buy new: £9.99 £6.99 64 used & new from £3.92

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep

Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin , Irina Maununen The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep (300) Release Date: 2 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £7.99

Username: Evie

Joe Sugg Username: Evie 27 days in the top 100 Username: Evie (8) Buy new: £14.99 £7.00 12 used & new from £7.00

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Illustrated Edition

J.K. Rowling , Jim Kay Release Date: 6 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £30.00 £15.00

An Inspector Calls (Heinemann Plays For 14-16+)

J.B. Priestley , Tim Bezant 288 days in the top 100 An Inspector Calls (Heinemann Plays For 14-16+) (271) Buy new: £9.75 £8.24 60 used & new from £2.75

Guest Review of The Oxymoron of Still Life by Lynn Lamb written by author J.L.Clayton

In The Oxymoron of Still Life By Author Lynn Lamb, you get 3 short stories.
Beauty Bath: “What draws her away from reason and into peril?” I have to say, I was confused. The first story seemed like something was missing. I know it’s a short story, but there just wasn’t any real end. So, I guess you can say I was left a little unsatisfied. However, with the author leaving the storyline like she did, I can see a whole novel being made… She might already have it!
Double Entendre: “Why won’t anyone tell him how death works?” I liked this story so much better. It shows how it is to love someone and never truly let them go. The phrase, “Until death do us part” really doesn’t apply here.
Mothballed: “Will her music lead him to his fate?”
I loved this story. The author took an inanimate object and made it seem like a living human being. What great use of personification! This story was haunting, tragic and beautiful.
Overall, I give the author a 5 star rating, because even though I had a little snag at the beginning, that didn’t take away from how wonderful and mesmerizing author Lamb can write.

 

To find out more about Author Lynn Lamb, please visit these great websites:
Author Website: www.lynnlamb.com
Email address: thesurvivordiaries@gmail.com

 

J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

Guest Review of Hollow Empire 2:Night of Knives (J. Edward Neill and John McGuire) by Author J.L.Clayton

After reading the first short story, Hollow Empire: Episode 1 which is free… I had to know what was going to happen next, because the first short is a big tease that leaves you wanting more. Hollow Empire: Episode 2 (Night of Knives) lives up to the first book. This time you get to know a little more about what’s going on in a world of depression and sickness. The characters are a mixture of fascinating and disturbing. You finally get to know a little of why part of the book title is called: Night of Knives, because he makes a surprising appearance at the end of the book. It’s like he just steps right in and slaps you in the face with why he is there. This book was so enjoyable, but with author Neill, I knew this book would be a mind-blowing experience and it was. Author Neill’s writing is so beautifully crafted, it pulls you right into what he has written. Now I am getting to know how author McGuire writes. Author McGuire is as captivating an author as Neill. Whoever’s decision it was for these two authors to work together, is brilliant. Their writing fits so good together, you almost can’t tell which one wrote what part. Five stars.

The FULL SEASON (Episodes 1-6) are now available at:
http://www.amazon.com/Hollow-Empire-Season-Night-Knives-ebook/dp/B00OBQSHEA/

Twitter : @JEdwardNeill
 

 

J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

Girl Online: On Tour

Zoe Sugg (aka Zoella) Release Date: 20 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £12.99 £6.49

Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass)

Sarah J. Maas Release Date: 1 Sept. 2015 Buy new: £7.99 £5.59

Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food

Nigella Lawson Release Date: 8 Oct. 2015 Buy new: £26.00 £13.00

My Sister's Secret

Tracy Buchanan My Sister's Secret 24 days in the top 100 My Sister's Secret (60) Download: £0.99

The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium series Book 4)

David Lagercrantz , George Goulding The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium series Book 4) 7 days in the top 100 The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium series Book 4) (2) Download: £9.99

KSI: I Am a Bellend

KSI Release Date: 24 Sept. 2015 Buy new: £14.99 £7.49

Guest Review of Hollow Empire Episode One by J. Edward Neill & J McGuire – Written by Author J.L.Clayton

After a plague hits, only a few towns still stand. But they might cease to exist. In Hollow Empire Episode One, you get a peek into the lives of five people. Vadim, Nadya, Cassidy, Murgul and Ranier. I’ve read author Neill’s work before so I expected nothing but amazing writing and unique characters. Needless to say, he delivered yet again. This was the first time I’ve had a chance to read anything author McGuire has written, but the two authors came together and made a wonderful short. The book is only 53 pages, but you can get the first book for free on Amazon so it’s worth trying. If you enjoy it like I did, you can get the rest of the episodes. There are 6 in total.

 

About the author’s:
J.Edward Neill:
 J Edward Neill Bio
 The FULL SEASON (Episodes 1-6) are now available at:
http://www.amazon.com/Hollow-Empire-Season-Night-Knives-ebook/dp/B00OBQSHEA/

Twitter : @JEdwardNeill
 

John R McGuire

J McGuire Bio

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/s//ref=mw_dp_a_s?ie=UTF8&i=digital-text&k=John+McGuire

Website: www.tesseraguild.com

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About J.L.Clayton

J.L.Clayton is the author of A Spark of Magic and A Blaze of Magic, the first two books from The Chosen Saga. She is currently working on A Ghost of Magic. She has kindly agreed to write some guest reviews for me and this is the first of hopefully many.

You can find reviews of J.L. Clayton’s  two fabulous books written by me by clicking on the following links:

A Spark of Magic Book Review

A Blaze of Magic Book Review

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Colouring Book

Johanna Basford 166 days in the top 100 Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Colouring Book (352) Buy new: £9.95 £6.97 38 used & new from £4.99

Marius' Mules VIII: Sons of Taranis

S.J.A. Turney Download: £1.99

Revenge

Martina Cole Revenge 227 days in the top 100 Revenge (1671) Download: £0.99

Make Me: (Jack Reacher 20)

Lee Child Release Date: 10 Sept. 2015 Buy new: £20.00 £10.00

Abducted (Lizzy Gardner Series, Book 1)

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My Sister's Secret

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