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Clash of Eagles -- Alan Smale

Thanks to Netgalley.com and to Random House Publications — Del Ray Spectra, I was approved to read this pre-released version of Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale. 553 more words

Book Review

Day 678: Castle Dor

It is clear from the number of books Daphne du Maurier set in Cornwall that she found the region inspiring. In the case of Castle Dor, 356 more words


The Medieval Times Was No Fairytale

I often wonder if I would have enjoyed living in medieval England as much as I do writing about it.

Obviously the answer to this question depends upon a few considerations.   724 more words


A Kiss Before Dying

Sioux tipi, watercolor by Karl Bodmer, ca. 1833

Mose Randolph sat bound and beaten in a dark, empty and smoke-filled Oglala lodge when the tipi’s flap opened and a handsome girl entered with a bowl of food and a gourd of water, which Mose was sure was his last meal. 279 more words

Flash Fiction

Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This is a late review. Ever since the Great Gatsby film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan was released in 2013, I have been meaning to read it but I decided for not to read it because I’m not really a classics reader, so I didn’t think it was for me. 497 more words


The Life and Writing Lessons of Outlander

We are just days away from the much-anticipated oh-my-god-Jamie-is-back historical April the 4th, when – besides Holy Saturday and Blood Moon – Starz TV show Outlander’s return is happening. 818 more words