Iambik Audiobooks has released six new titles in the past few weeks encompassing science fiction/fantasy, horror, and crime. First up are two books in the horror genre. Bearded Women by Teresa Milbrodt and narrated by Darla Middlebrook features a modern day freak show of various female characters. According to Tzer Island: "Freakish in mind or body they may be, but Milbrodt's characters have the same problems as everyone else . . . . The characters are worth knowing, and the insight they provide into unusual lives is worth pondering."
Dawn Harvey. This is a collection of nineteen strange stories. From Ellen Datlow: "A touch of magical realism, a whiff of the dark. Great emotional
intensity is wrought in only a few pages. Domestic skirmishes, open
ended mysteries and always—in the midst of life—the delicate scent of
corruption. Villegas's fresh voice promises a great future in
Anita Roy Dobbs, this book has received starred reviews from two publications. "Marks is an absolute master of fantasy in this book."--Booklist (starred review) and "A work that is filled with an intelligence that zings off the page."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
The Book of Prophecies. Read by Ruth Golding, this book continues Ben's adventures. Ben returns home to the royal city of Quadrivium expecting a hero s
welcome. Instead, he finds the city in turmoil. The king has been found
dead in suspicious circumstances, clearing the way for someone to rule
the kingdom through the infant prince. Ben immediately suspects his old
enemy, the pale man. Or could it be the vainglorious Cardinal Bolt, who
shows an excessive interest in the Book of Prophecies? The race for the
heir is on when the prince is discovered to be missing.
Cori Samuel. From Ada Hoffman, Amazon Review (editorial): "This isn't a book for readers who like their women whiny, wimpy,
and well-behaved. Krista D. Ball doesn't break the epic fantasy mold
with this volume, but she does something arguably more difficult: she
picks up the tropes, dusts them off, and restores a realism that they
Bob Gonzalez. Sid Rafferty is between writing jobs, a rock and a hard place, and the
poles of his luck. At this point, he’s willing to take on just about any
writing gig. But when a return to his political spin-doctor days
collides with what should be a simple promo piece about a new ski resort
in British Columbia’s playground, Sid finds himself out of his depth,
over his head, in love and at risk of his life.
You can listen to the entire first chapters of these books on the Iambik website. All of the books are currently for sale on Audible along with Iambik's other productions.