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Resurrection Man by Laylah Hunter

23296041Title: Resurrection Man
Author: Laylah Hunter
Published: October 7, 2014 (originally appeared in the Bump in the Night anthology (October 14, 2013)
Pages: 19
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Publisher Website: link
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

Josef’s lover, Adel, has died, but he is not ready to be parted with him forever. He takes many risks to practice dark and forbidden magic to bring him back. But can the magic bring Adel back exactly as he was? Or does death do something to a person that can never be undone? And to what lengths is Josef willing to go for the idea of keeping Adel by his side?

A bit on the darker side of fantasy, this is an interesting story that manages a unique voice, even though it contains motifs that are not unknown to horror readers. In a few short pages, Laylah Hunter brings these two characters to life (that was intentional) and I found myself easily pulled into the story. It’s not graphic (in any way, really), but it’s not a bright and shiny romance, if that’s what you’re looking for. If you’re looking for something dark and intense, this is a good bet.

Safe Harbor by Laylah Hunter

16193274Title: Safe Harbor
Author: Laylah Hunter
Published: December 1, 2012
Pages: 30
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Publisher Link: link
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Blake left home seven years ago after the death of his father and hasn’t looked back. But when he returns home, his best friend Tom is waiting for him and quickly makes him wonder if maybe he left more behind than he was willing to admit.

This is short, sweet, and fun to read. These two are just so adorable and it’s always fun to see people get a potential second chance at something the missed out on before. Certainly worth a read.