TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: Weather the Storm by Neil Douglas Newton

Neil Newton’s contribution to the anthology Twisted Tales is as different from his book The Railroad as cherries are to onions. Weather the Storm is pure science fiction, complete with other worldly beings. I won’t call them aliens because I don’t want to conjure up images of little green men or tall gray creatures. Written in the first person, the story instantly drew me in. … Continue reading TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: Weather the Storm by Neil Douglas Newton

TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: Skully by C.A. Sanders

C.A. Sanders is one of my favorite fantasy authors. I have read both of his full length books, Song of Simon and Watchmage of Old New York. I was fascinated by his offering in the anthology Twisted Tales. More of a horror story than a fantasy, Skully explores the delightful relationships of childhood when bullies rule the neighborhood and friendships are often based on who’s … Continue reading TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: Skully by C.A. Sanders

TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: The Agent by Alex Shaw

    I love a good international spy story. I was reading Ian Fleming’s James Bond series when I was less than thirteen, much to my parents chagrin. I’d only read one of Alex Shaw’s books, Cold Blood, before diving into his short story in the anthology Twisted Tales. The Agent is a well written short that packs a neat punch. Set in Spain, British … Continue reading TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: The Agent by Alex Shaw

Love Is In the Air: Erotic Fiction

Taken By The Huntsman (Spellbound Hearts Book 1) by Mistral Dawn Erotic fiction has become a popular category in books recently. Taken by the Huntsman by Mistral Dawn presents an even more interesting sub-genre, erotic fantasy fiction. In her first book of the Spellbound Hearts series she blends the magical world of Fairie and the creatures who live there with the sensuality and romance of … Continue reading Love Is In the Air: Erotic Fiction

Love Is In the Air

February 14th is Valentine’s Day. In the spirit of the month that celebrates love and romance I decided it might be fun to make lists of my favorite romantic books and movies. Of course there are different types of romances; thriller romances, historical romances, young adult romances, mature romances, fantasy romances, and even erotic romances. Although my personal genre is romantic thriller my favorite romance … Continue reading Love Is In the Air

Review of “Awethology Light” & “Awethology Dark”

Honored to have my short story “April Showers”, part of the Awethors Dark Awethology, recognized in this excellent review. I was thrilled to have my story included with these other wonderful authors. “My favorites here would have to be “Pennies from Heaven” and “The Lost Sheperd – A Short Reacher Story” (which made me want to read more of this author’s world immediately) and “April … Continue reading Review of “Awethology Light” & “Awethology Dark”

“Goods By Hand” by Robyn Cain

Goods by Hand is an exquisite blend of sweet romance, flavored with paranormal mysteries, and spiced with psychological terror that kept me reading well past my bedtime. A mesmerizing array of characters revolves around the central character of Mina, a woman whose relationship difficulties virtually tear apart the lives of her friends. A writer who is controlled by her psychologically abusive husband, Mina begins as … Continue reading “Goods By Hand” by Robyn Cain