November 10, 2018

Yes, I am a survivor of the 11/8/2018 Paradise fire. I got out of town with my laptop and all of my books in electronic form.  And... not much else.

Winds gusting from 30 to 60 mph downed power lines and the resulting sparks started a fire.  The raging winds spread the...

October 10, 2018

“THE DAY GUARD”

BOOK 4 of THE METAFRAME SERIES

by Graeme Rodaughan

Rodaughan’s ambitious nine-book series continues with The Day Guard.  In this installment of the series we are introduced to a new threat; the Chameleons, a sort of combination Predator and snake-man (cf....

September 11, 2018

“CIVIL BLOOD”

Book 1 of the Skia Project series

by Chris Hepler, 2018

This vampire book is more science-fiction than horror and more action and scheming than science-fiction.  That’s not necessarily a bad thing.

With all the high tech spying and assassination, all circling...

July 17, 2018

“Softly and Tenderly”

by Lisa Binion, 2018

The story begins as a child's tale of horror.  As the heroine, Lori, grows up, the nightmare only continues.  When her mother dies, Lori has visions of death and blood, with creepy beetles crawling all over everything and everyo...

May 5, 2018

“Incidental Contact”

The Weird Menace Adventures of O’Ryan and his Ostrich

by James Hold

As I read the first story in this book, with an intelligent ostrich, some ghosts, a genie, a solar flare that cause supernatural events, and an Indian ritual, I thought this was going...