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Myths, Mysteries and Coming of Age: An Interview with Author Julia Lund

Back in July, I reviewed a fascinating new novel titled Selkie, by English author Julia Lund. I’m now pleased to present an interview with the author, in which she shares the inspirations for her work, her thoughts on defining an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Primed by the Past (Fiction; Barbara Speake)

I’m a bit behind in my reviews of other Indie authors, but am happy to get back in the saddle with this recommendation of the first book in Barbara Speake’s three book (to date) series describing the adventures of Annie … Continue reading

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The Doodlebug War: Frank Rides Again!

I took a little time off the other day from promoting my second Frank Adversego thriller to write the first chapter of the third. Needless to say, it was a lot more fun than lining up promotional discount sales and … Continue reading

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The Lafayette Campaign: First Reviews!

I’m happy to report that the launch of my second cybersecurity thriller, titled The Lafayette Campaign, a Tale of Deception and Elections, is off to a great start in a couple of ways.

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Remembering Those you Love: You’re Not Alone

Sooner later, mortality catches up with every family. There’s no good way out of this life, but some ways are more difficult than others. The process can be long, and often it’s painful. Sometimes it can even be degrading. Being … Continue reading

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An Interview with Nico Laeser, Author of Skin Cage and Infinity

A month ago, I posted a review of Nico Laeser’s excellent novel, Skin Cage, a novel written in the first person from a most unusual perspective. The choice of that viewpoint, as well as the degree to which the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: Selkie – Julia Lund (Fiction)

The simple title of Julia Lund’s well-crafted “Selkie” may fall strangely on non-U.K. ears, but the legends that it draws on are as old as the peoples that returned to the wind-swept coasts of Scotland in the wake of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Field Beyond Time (Lesley Hayes)

In her first career, Lesley Hayes was a professional writer, and in her second, a psychotherapist. The result, upon her return to fiction writing, is an elegant style informed by insights into the human condition that most authors would be … Continue reading

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Sample Chapters Posted from The Lafayette Campaign

As promised, here’s an earlier than planned look at the first few chapters of my second Frank Adversego cybersecurity thriller, called The Lafayette Campaign, a Tale of Deception and Elections. It’s a timely ride piggybacking on a U.S. Presidential election, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Darkly Wood (Max Power; Fantasy)

Darkly Wood is an evil place, one to be avoided at all costs, and never to be ventured into under any circumstances. Except in print, in which case your curiosity will be very well rewarded indeed. It’s imaginative and well-written, … Continue reading

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