The General and the Horse-Lord by Sarah Black.

This was a really enjoyable read. I liked that the guys were a little older and let’s be honest, a bit stuck their military ways. It’s not a terribly smutty book, lots of fade to black. The story telling and conflict were pretty tight and kept me well engaged. I did wonder at the ease of the marriage break up. The kids seemed more well adjusted than I’d anticipated. The ex wife less so. I guess some of the novel felt a little cookie cutter neat. However, this did not detract from my enjoyment in any way. Great secondary characters too. It was a very pleasant read.

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Harper Connelly Graphic Novel series by Charlaine Harris

This series was excellent. Faithful to the novels, which are among my favorite series, and beautifully adapted.

The thing that impressed me the most was how William Harms got all the subtle stuff right. The small town prejudices, the tension between the Harper and Tolliver. It was fab. Because the series of books is so good and one I’ve re read many times, I guess I was a little concerned with how the characters would be portrayed, and how the special bond Harper and Toliver have would come across on the page. I guess it was his interpretation, and yet faithful to the books. I was really impressed.

The artwork was superb and depicted the characters just as I’d envisioned them in the novel. The burgeoning tension between Harper and Tolliver was interpreted so well too. Artist and author nailed it and it’s such an important part of the books.

Loved the artwork. Stylistically I must say I’m a fan and if you’re after an urban fantasy/paranormal comics, this is well worth a read. Magic stuff. Grade A.

Get it here via Book Depository or Amazon.

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