TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: “Karmic Odds” by Mark Fine

I must confess Mark Fine is one of my favorite indie author’s. I further confess his short story contribution to Twisted Tales, Karmic Odds, is one of my favorite stories in the collection. With the same adept use of prose he shows in his full length novel, The Zebra Affaire, Fine weaves a tale that is both compelling and disturbing. Beginning with an easy pace, … Continue reading TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: “Karmic Odds” by Mark Fine

TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: Julian: The Rise Of The Prophecy by Lubna Sengul

I’ve read Lubna Sengul’s Fantasy/Science Fiction book, The Danfian’s Prophecy, and was eager to read this further exploration of the Sofayans and Danfians. This short story in Twisted Tales is one of conflicts. Julian is torn between his two natures. The elusive Lilly tempts him with the reminder of the Sofayan need to feed on the spirits of humans. Julian’s parents discourage that, limiting him to … Continue reading TWISTED TALES: 15 Literary Lies & Epic Yarns: Julian: The Rise Of The Prophecy by Lubna Sengul