Today’s crop of book blogger write-ups for Game of Crones have had me dancing with delight. They’ve showered the book with compliments.
Black Books Blog declared:“All of the stories are brilliantly written with lots of atmosphere and twisty endings which I never saw coming, even though I know from past experience how Jay writes.
Overall, this is brilliant collection of stories, which you can dip in and out of when you have a spare ten minutes.”
The Divine Write wrote: “This is a great collection of short stories, which you know by now I love. Firstly the title, I love a good pun and this one is clever.
“There are eight tales in total and although they all have a common thread, they are all very different in tone.I enjoyed them all but my favourite was Suggestion of Evil, which I thought was very captivating. In this story Pandora, has all but wiped out crime from every town she visits, simply by the method she uses to execute prisoners. What is her secret?”
While ReviewsFeed said: “After briefly starting this before bed one night, I read 90% of this book in one sitting the following day. That’s how quick and enjoyable it is!
“Each story is nice and short, easy to read and distinctly different from each other. We meet a variety of characters, but the one thing they all have in common is a woman able to wield supernatural powers over us mere mortals with terrifying consequences.
“As I started each new tale, I couldn’t wait to see how events unfolded! I couldn’t anticipate how each story was going to end. A few of the stories are almost fable-like, with a lesson in the morality of seeking out such power…or meddling with the wrong person!”
And Odd Socks and Lollipops revealed: “I am a big fan of dark fantasy, and I loved reading Crimson Siege by Jay Raven so I had high hopes for Game of Crones and I am happy to say I was not disappointed! These tales were every bit as dark as I had hoped. I couldn’t out Game of Crones down and ended up reading all of the stories in a single day.”
I can’t tell you guys how thrilled I am. Many, many thanks for taking the trouble to read the collection and share your kind thoughts with your readers.