Posts tagged Dark Fantasy
Splendor and Spark by Mary Taranta

SPLENDOR AND SPARK by Mary Taranta is the second book in the Shimmer and Burn series that is filled danger, dark enchantments, and manipulative intrigue! The story takes place shortly after the ending of the first book, Shimmer and Burn. Readers can look forward to discovering the intriguing backstory of North’s father and the magic that created the Burn. And, once again, the setting is brimming with darkness and danger as the Burn comes ever closer to the kingdom of Avinea.

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Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton is filled with lush and atmospheric writing as it weaves a haunting and dizzying tale of witchery, secrets, and sacrifice. Picture a small idyllic village, surrounded by a dense forest, isolated and protected from all harm. A village that knows no sickness, one where everyone prospers and harm never befall its people. Now picture within that forest a dark spirit of terror lying in wait—the devil, and he is waiting for his sacrifice.

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The Lantern's Ember by Colleen Houck

The Lantern's Ember by Colleen Houck is a delightfully creepy read with its cauldron mix of Halloween folklore and the supernatural. I have been a fan of Colleen Houck since reading her Egyptian themed Reawakened series. When I heard she was writing a standalone taking inspiration from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"  and twisting it with Halloween lore, I could not have been more excited!

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