“Play the Game: An Electric Eclectic Book” By Karen Mossman

I’ve enjoyed Karen Mossman’s writing in the past and when looking for a quick read was happy to pick up Play the Game: An Electric Eclectic Book. The blurb had aroused my curiosity; what was the main character, Stella, ashamed of? What odds were against her?             The story begins with Stella darting into a hotel because she’d missed her bus. She feels out of … Continue reading “Play the Game: An Electric Eclectic Book” By Karen Mossman

“The Amulet: An Electric Eclectic Book” By Paul White

I’m a big fan of Paul White’s writing. It’s imaginative and quirky, sometimes terrifying, sometimes humorous, sometimes both simultaneously. I particularly enjoy his novelettes through Electric Eclectic. His writing is sharp and concise while containing all the elements of an enjoyable tale well-told. The Amulet: An Electric Eclectic Book is all that and more. White introduces us to protagonist Mark on the first page. Along … Continue reading “The Amulet: An Electric Eclectic Book” By Paul White

AMBERGRIS: An Electric Eclectic Book By Rush Leaming

  Uncertain what to expect when I picked up AMBERGRIS: An Electric Eclectic Book by Rush Leaming, I was quickly drawn into the story. Beautifully written, I and was carried along with Daniel Alexander Cavanaugh Turbeville as he leaves behind a sheltered life and steps into a world of wonder. At twenty-two years old it is apparent Danny is about to embark on the journey … Continue reading AMBERGRIS: An Electric Eclectic Book By Rush Leaming

“Three Floors Up: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Paul White

  I love a solid horror story and Paul White has crafted one with his novelette, Three Floors Up: An Electric Eclectic Book. Beginning with an unnamed man observing the street outside his third-floor window, the story builds step by step, navigating the recesses of his mind like an alligator-infested swamp. He is a spectator who watches the world outside and the people who move … Continue reading “Three Floors Up: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Paul White

“Revenge Comes In Many Colours: The Phoenix Series Book 9” by Ted Tayler

                  Don’t tell author Ted Tayler, I am having a virtual affair with his character, Phoenix. Like a hungry lover, I wait for each new book in his series, eager to learn what my vigilante hero is up to. Even his relationship with the beautiful Athena has not put me off. In the latest book, Revenge Comes In Many Colours: The Phoenix … Continue reading “Revenge Comes In Many Colours: The Phoenix Series Book 9” by Ted Tayler

October Book Blog

October is my favorite month of the year! Fall is usually crackling in the air (yes fall crackles), Halloween is coming, and it’s time for candy apples, hayrides, hot cider, and scary books and movies. It’s also my favorite time to travel. You may have noticed my Book Blog is early. By the time you read this I will probably be in Barcelona, Spain or … Continue reading October Book Blog

“Crooked Tales” The Final Tale

“ALL HAIL the Short Story!” These 15 short stories come from those shaded corners; the shadowy recesses of our minds where deceit and revenge take refuge. Only to surface when we choose to be most unpleasant to our neighbors, our colleagues, our lovers, and to our families—and even our species. Above all, it’s the unpredictable kinks that catch you unaware that make the ‘CROOKED TALES’ … Continue reading “Crooked Tales” The Final Tale

“Crooked Tales” The Grande Finale

“A short story is something that you can hold in your mind. You can really analyze how the entire thing works, like a machine.” Chuck Palahniuk Satisfaction of a Full Story (but with fewer words) Despite fewer words, the journey into the imagination is complete, as is the satisfying story arc and memorable characters. For the curiosity tempted, no longer the slow slog to reach a … Continue reading “Crooked Tales” The Grande Finale

More “Crooked Tales”

A short story is a shard, a sliver, a vignette. It’s a biopsy on the human condition but it doesn’t have this capacity to think autonomously for itself. ~Will Self “Ultimate Sampler of Exciting, Talented Authors” “Eager to meet great writers? Well, the short story is the ideal medium to discover new favorites. A single folio of short stories is the perfect platform to display … Continue reading More “Crooked Tales”

Crooked Tales:Deception & Revenge in 15 Short Stories

CROOKED TALES: Deception & Revenge in 15 Short Stories (Short Story Tales Book 2) “ALL HAIL the Short Story!”  These 15 short stories come from those shaded corners; the shadowy recesses of our minds where deceit and revenge take refuge. Only to surface when we choose to be most unpleasant to our neighbors, our colleagues, our lovers, and to our families—and even our species. Above … Continue reading Crooked Tales:Deception & Revenge in 15 Short Stories