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[Free eBook] Journey to the Flame by Richard Monaco [Historical Fantasy Adventure]

Journey to the Flame by Richard Monaco, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, is his standalone historical occult fantasy adventure, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint. 267 more words


A Bus Journey in the Himalayas

I wrote a portion of this on one of the bumpiest bus rides there ever was. My memory supplies the other bits. I’ve written a fair bit about bus journeys at night but I never tire of doing so. 998 more words


Free Short Story!

There’s a new Lazarus Longman story free at Smashwords! I wrote this some time ago and wasn’t sure what to do with it. As I already have a… 137 more words

King Solomon's Mines Book Review

I can see why this book isn’t on the good side of so many people. In order to enjoy any work of classic fiction, one should put aside his views, do without his moral compass and see the work as a product of its time. 263 more words

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“Truly time should be measured by events, and not by the lapse of hours.”
H. Rider Haggard

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Book Review: She by H. Rider Haggard 

This is the second book by Haggard I’ve read, having quite enjoyed King Solomon’s Mines and intrigued by the premise of this book, which sees a journey to find a mysterious, mythical queen known as She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed. 276 more words


9 & 10: Murder on the Orient Express and King Solomon’s Mines

Reading mysteries when you know the solution is very peculiar, and so rereading one’s Poirot or Holmes is a singular experience. Murder on the Orient Express… 308 more words