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The Wonderland Effect by Robert Arrington

Hello readers! Have you read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll or seen the movie adaption(s)? If so, you’ll probably love falling back into the world with author Robert Arrington as your hidden guide in The Wonderland Effect. The story begins with Alice Littleton, a young girl who can access all the powers and characters…

Review: Rebecca Yelland’s, “Dancing at Midnight: The Life of June Parker”

Reviewer’s Notes: Rebecca Yelland is an independent author from California currently living on the east coast. Among other things, she’s worked in human resources for over two decades. She self-published “Dancing at Midnight: The Life of June Parker,” in October 2016. It’s received rave reviews and won an Indie B.R.A.G. Medallion for Literary Fiction. She…

Featured Review: Anne Wheeler’s ‘Asrian Skies’

I can count on two hands how many times an author has really truly surprised me. Anne Wheeler is now on that list. I read “Asrian Skies” at the beginning of the year and again over the last few days. It was true on the first read and truer on the second: Wheeler surprised and delighted me,…

‘Rise: A Blood Inheritance Novel’ is a Blockbuster Movie Waiting to Happen

“Rise: A Blood Inheritance Novel,” hereinafter referred to as, “Rise,” is the first installment in a planned quartet. The author, M. Ainihi, begins the story with a prologue that takes place hundreds of years before most of the events in Rise. It piqued my interest immediately, and from there I finished it in about two…

‘The Kill Chain’ Is a Relentless Page-Turning Thriller (Review)

It has been ages since I’ve read an entire novel as fast as this one.  I am a product of the “in-between” generation.  I grew up before the internet, but I was still young enough to get sucked in by all the wonders of 21st century technology.  As a result, I also now have a…

‘Hooligans of Kandahar’ Shows the True Faces of War – Now a Featured Post

*Note: As of August 2018, the author has inked a book deal with Kyanite Publishing LLC, which is comprised of the same managing partners as Peak Story Reviews. ‘The Hooligans of Kandahar’ is the war story that needs to be told, but which the U.S. government doesn’t want you to see.  This is a true…

‘Story Tale Podcast’/’Leaving Bordeaux’ Review – 5/5

As a huge science fiction and fantasy fan, I recognize the importance of short stories. They were largely responsible for the growth of SFF in the last century and bring to mind legendary authors like Isaac Asimov and stories like “I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream” by Harlan Ellison. Even so, lately I’ve…