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Interview with Danielle Ackley-McPhail of eSpec Books

Today, I’d like to welcome Danielle Ackley-McPhail, publisher of eSpec Books to my blog. Danielle’s work has appeared in my anthologies Space Pirates and Space Horrors… 1,429 more words



Today’s review is for Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey. This is the story of how humans came to the planet of Pern and how the dragons that protect them came to be. 325 more words


Book Review - Black Horses for the King

TITLE: Black Horses For The King
AUTHOR: Anne McCaffrey
FORMAT: Mass Market

According to the introduction, Black Horses for the King is an Arthurian Legend, but from a direction that we don’t normally get the story.   277 more words

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“The young man’s eyes were black holes of fatigue.”
~Anne McCaffrey (Dragonsdawn: The Renegades of Pern)

The Smallest Dragonboy By Anne McCaffrey

Someone introduced me to Anne McCaffrey a very long time ago. I loved the premise, but in true teenager fashion, I was instantly opposed to anything someone else suggested. 186 more words

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Help Me - I Need to Read

I have a terrible, dreadful confession to make: as a writer, I don’t read.

Isn’t that horrible? It seems I’ve fallen into the same fate as so many adults, who make excuses and come up with priorities, but who ultimately just don’t read. 498 more words


Revenger: predictable space pirates

This futuristic romp was badly marketed to me, a mature adult with a taste for hard-science speculative fiction. I found it listed as straight sci-fi but Revenger slots neatly into the YA ‘coming of age’ genre alongside Hunger Games, Divergent, et al. 366 more words

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