blogaversary, Dead Jimmy, horror, humor, short story

Original Fiction: Dead Jimmy and the Wine Cellar

It came as no surprise that millionaire wine merchant, Oscar O’Brien, lived in a mansion with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Castletown Bay, but I had no idea what Uncle Jimmy and I were doing in his spotless kitchen on a sunny Wednesday morning. “I’ve been robbed.” O’Brien reminded me of a lumberjack, with his… Continue reading Original Fiction: Dead Jimmy and the Wine Cellar

book review, children’s fiction, childrens, fantasy, humor, Lindsay Sedgwick

Wulfie A Ghostly Tail by Lindsay J Sedgwick

I love these series of books. They are so fun! This might be the most bonkers one yet. Libby’s horrible stepmother, Veronika, wants to sell Libby’s lovely quirky family home, but when Veronika thinks the house might be haunted, she jumps at the chance to be famous. I loved the beginning of this book. It… Continue reading Wulfie A Ghostly Tail by Lindsay J Sedgwick

book review, fantasy, humor, Tyche books

A Connecticut Gumshoe in King Arthur’s Court by Randy McCharles

Ex cop turned private investigator, Sam Sparrow, gets whisked to ancient Camelot by the wizard Merlin for a series of comical adventures that rely heavily on classic noir detective stories. I love the premise of this book. The idea of a hardboiled detective noir story set in medieval times, especially a fantasy medieval world with… Continue reading A Connecticut Gumshoe in King Arthur’s Court by Randy McCharles

book review, fantasy, humor, Tyche books

The Witch’s Diary by Rebecca Brae

After some unwise drunken spell casting leaves initiate witch, Hester Digitalis Wishbone, without her magic, she finds herself in a desperate search for a job that can accommodate her unusual position and give her the necessary work experience to qualify as an Adept Witch. This book was such a joy to read. I loved all… Continue reading The Witch’s Diary by Rebecca Brae

book review, CD Gallant-King, horror, humor, indie April

Psycho Hose Beast From Outer Space by C D Gallant-King

From the title, I expected a fun, goofy 1950s science fiction B movie of a book about hose shaped aliens. Instead, it’s a fun adventure set in 1992 about a group of friends in a quiet Newfoundland town. Had I known before I read the book that hose beast was a derogatory name for a… Continue reading Psycho Hose Beast From Outer Space by C D Gallant-King