April 9, 2018

Frankenstein, Dracula and the Wolfman walk into a bar.  The bartender says, "Have a seat.  What can I get you?"

Dracula says, "A Bloody Mary."

Frankenstein says, "Something with a jolt."

The Wolfman says, "The hair of the dog that bit me."

The bartender says, "That'll...

April 1, 2018

“Woolgathering”

by R. E. Wood, 2018

“Woolgathering is a collection of short stories by R.E. Wood.  Like most such collections, it’s up and down—but fortunately, mostly up.  The book contains the following:

“Just a Shadow” is a tale told from the POVs of a ghost and t...

March 16, 2018

“Sundog Comanche: Captain Creek, his Younger Years”

Book 1 of the Sundog series

by Ash Lingam, 2017

This book is about the youth of Ridge Creek (yes, that's his name) as he joins the Texas Rangers in the mid-Nineteenth Century.  Loving historical novels as I do, I was loo...

February 14, 2018

“WHAT YOUR DOCTOR DOESN'T KNOW ABOUT FIBROMYALGIA”

by Linda Meilink, 2010

This book is insightful and informative about the mysterious ailment known as fibromyalgia.  No one knows what causes it, and the medical establishment is guessing how to treat it.

(No, I don't have...

January 28, 2018

“DRAGON’S DEN”

BOOK 3 of THE METAFRAME WAR

by Graeme Rodaughan, 2018

The third book of the Metaframe War saga brings with it a cascade of high tech battle scenes, where we see armored cars fighting tanks, tanks fighting helicopter gunships, and enhanced supermen fighting...

January 14, 2018

“FRANKENSTEIN THE FIRST TWO HUNDRED YEARS”

by Christopher Frayling

At first, upon receiving this book as a Christmas gift from my good friend Brent Richardson, I thought this would be a pretty coffee table book, but without much depth.  Oh, was I wrong.

True, this is a la...

December 19, 2017

“PAPERBACKS FROM HELL’

by Grady Hendricks

After the release of mega-hits like “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Exorcist”, it was inevitable that a twenty year glut of horror novels would follow.  This is the subject of Hendricks’ lavishly-illustrated book.

And the author clearl...

December 7, 2017

Here's an interview with me, conducted by the lovely Paige Gibson.  Paige is a blogger and an up-and-coming author in her own right.  Check it out here: http://www.paige1books.com/

November 5, 2017

“GraveWalker”

by John Huber, 2017

Here is another tale of devilry from John Huber.  This one is set in the Old West, where men were men and little girls were demons.

If I told you that “GraveWalker” was a story about a zombie apocalypse and the hero is a tough-as-nails zo...

October 25, 2017

When I put this collection of 11 stories together about women characters, I knew I was facing a dearth of candidates who might fit happily into an Amish quilting bee or prayer circle of nuns telling their rosary beads.  The principle of selection wasn’t just gender but...

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