Chance Beginning (Shadow’s Fire #1) by Christopher Patterson

The first book in this trilogy does a great job of pulling the reader in.  The author nicely gives all the background information needed as the story progresses. What starts as a story of two brothers and a cousin from a farming background who find themselves trying to scratch out a living and exist in … Continue reading Chance Beginning (Shadow’s Fire #1) by Christopher Patterson

Defiled (The Castle Chronicles, Book 1) by Michael Vassel

What a perfect start to either YA or Adult summer reading.  Majority of the story gathers around high school age characters.  There is a strong supporting character in Blackjack (the cat) and his relationship with the main character, Mark giving the reader glimpses of light humor. The story follows Mark through his life and the … Continue reading Defiled (The Castle Chronicles, Book 1) by Michael Vassel