book review, short story, thriller

Soaking in Strange Hours by Erik Hofstatter

Strange Noir is an apt description for this intriguing, lyrical story nugget. Tristan Grieves, a man whose alcoholism seems his best quality, meets a desperate woman who asks for his help. However, following the time honored tradition of noir, not all is as it seems. Hofstatter’s writing is crammed full of imagery. When it works,… Continue reading Soaking in Strange Hours by Erik Hofstatter

book launch, book review, science fiction, short story

New Release: At the Edges by S A Asthana

An entertaining collection of thirteen speculative fiction short stories. Some are thoughtful, some funny, and others are spooky, but each is satisfying on either an emotional or intellectual level. Asthana shows great range, both in the variety of countries and cultures present in the stories and in the themes present in the tales. It is… Continue reading New Release: At the Edges by S A Asthana

horror, short story

First Line Friday

No Place Like Home Just because you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you.  Dylan returns home for the funeral of his mother. After decades away, the fears that drove him to flee seem like childish nightmares. Dylan is about to find out whether it’s true what they say. You can never go… Continue reading First Line Friday

short story

First Line Friday

Glimmer: An Anthology of Hope The authors that brought you Discovery bring you a new collection of stories centered around the idea of Hope - something we have all needed this troubled year. This new anthology brings together an international selection of short stories by writers from four continents (America, Europe, Africa, and Australia). The… Continue reading First Line Friday

fantasy, magazine review, science fiction, short story, Uncategorized

Planet Scumm Issue #11: Snake Eyes

I love when I get a review request. I’ve discovered some amazing books and authors this way, and it’s always a thrill to see a request arrive in my inbox. Life has some amazing coincidences. I recently heard about Planet Scumm, and was considering submitting to them, when I got a request to review their… Continue reading Planet Scumm Issue #11: Snake Eyes