“Mark of The Hyena: An Electric Eclectic Book” – By Mark Fine

I’ve enjoyed Mark Fine’s writing since I read his novel, The Zebra Affaire. Delighted to find his Electric Eclectic novelette, Mark of the Hyena, I eagerly dove into reading it. Fine’s writing is almost poetic; his use of words musical. This short story captures all the beauty and harshness of sub-Sahara Africa. When the San Bushman of the Kalahari, N!xau, comes across the barely living … Continue reading “Mark of The Hyena: An Electric Eclectic Book” – By Mark Fine

“Liberty: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Markie Madden

    “The reign of Hatshepsut, the first female Pharaoh in Egyptian history, is threatened by the actions of her stepson, Prince Thutmosis. But Hatshepsut’s daughter, Neferure, takes matters into her own hands to ensure the path of destiny her mother began.” I’ve been fascinated with early Egyptian history since I was a child, so I was immediately attracted to Markie Madden’s novelette, Liberty: An … Continue reading “Liberty: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Markie Madden

“Cons, Dames, & G-Men” An Anthology Part 3

The third story in the “Cons, Dames & G-Men” anthology is Dark at the Top of the Stairs by Elizabeth Horton-Newton. Here is a review of this short story from author Neil Douglas Newton. Review of “Dark at the top of the Stairs”   by Elizabeth Horton-Newton “Dark at the Top of the Stairs” is a story that can be found in the “Cons, Dames & G-Men ” anthology from … Continue reading “Cons, Dames, & G-Men” An Anthology Part 3

“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

Twisted Tales: A Man Walks Out Of A Bar by J. Mayerson Brown

The first story in this wonderful anthology is by author J. Mayerson Brown. Her first novel, The Long Dance Home, has been widely acclaimed on Amazon. Her contribution to this collection, A Man Walks Out Of A  Bar, is a fascinating examination of how fate can intervene in most unexpected ways. She skillfully develops her characters in a few short pages. The male protagonist Mitch … Continue reading Twisted Tales: A Man Walks Out Of A Bar by J. Mayerson Brown