Books

Virtues of War: Fast Moving Military Sci-Fi

"Virtues of War" is a forthcoming Military Science Fiction book by Bennett R. Coles.  This clever and fast-moving novel is set one of Earth's possible futures. There are many possible conflicts ready to explode and the people on the front lines display very human characteristics. While not a political story, this novel definitely manages to… Continue reading Virtues of War: Fast Moving Military Sci-Fi

Books

Complex 90 || New from Spillane and Collins

This month brings a new novel from Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins.  "Complex 90", from Titan Books, is available for your summer reading list. Collins had a long-standing friendship with Spillane and that partnership has resulted in some fantastic collaborations.  This manuscript was one that was given to Collins, by his friend, for safekeeping.… Continue reading Complex 90 || New from Spillane and Collins

Books · Paranormal

“Plague Nation” || Ashley Parker Is Back and She’s (Still) Kicking Ass

When "Plague Town" by Dana Fedsti was published, I was happy to review a "genre" book with such a cool heroine.  The main character, Ashley Parker, is just your average student at the beginning of the book; and then things get crazy. There's a zombie virus, "walker flu" and people get sick and then mutate… Continue reading “Plague Nation” || Ashley Parker Is Back and She’s (Still) Kicking Ass

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Review: Sherlock Holmes VS Dracula

What if Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson had applied their world renown investigative talent to some of the world's supernatural mysteries? What if, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson heard about a mysterious boat that crashed ashore; the crew missing and the Captain lashed to the helm? Things might be even more intriguing if the usual vampires fighting team of… Continue reading Review: Sherlock Holmes VS Dracula

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REVIEW: “The Martian War”: New From Kevin J. Anderson

In the late 1800s, H. G. Wells wrote "The War of the Worlds".  This story was the crest of the wave of invasion stories; the aliens began arriving and were, more often than not, ready to get rid of humankind.  "The War of the Worlds" was a first-person recount of the invasion: a written version… Continue reading REVIEW: “The Martian War”: New From Kevin J. Anderson

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“The Cocktail Waitress” Serves It Up

If you don’t know the name James M. Cain I’d be willing to bet money that you know the title “The Postman Always Rings Twice”.Cain authored his most well-known work in 1934 and it remains a much-loved work today. He penned many works although the most well know remain“Mildred Pierce” and “Double Indemnity”. Cain wrote right up until… Continue reading “The Cocktail Waitress” Serves It Up

Interviews

Author Ariel S. Winter On “The Twenty Year Death”

Charlotte Kinzie || Kamloops, BC “The Twenty Year Death” stayed with me.  It’s been a couple of weeks since I finished this trilogy of crime novels but I found myself thinking about the characters on and off.   When I was offered an opportunity to interview author, Ariel S. Winter, I accepted gladly. -=-=-=- char:… Continue reading Author Ariel S. Winter On “The Twenty Year Death”