Over the past few years, I’ve enjoyed a lot of new fantasy authors. It occurred to me that a list of the best might be appreciated by those who are just starting to read the genre. Among the following you will find two male, three female, and one husband and wife team. I can highly … More Fifty Six Fantasy Novels
Author: John Picha Edited by: Matthew Davies and Suellen Picha Rating: Five out of five stars Chip is an idealistic young man who tends to get lost in daydreams from time to time. He and his fellow Skyracos are armored super-cops, thinly scattered on many worlds, in an imperfect future. Destiny City is a remote … More Skyracos: The Mining Mess Review
Foreword by Tome Wilson Tome is the founder of the web’s largest and most active dieselpunk community. The dieselpunks website provides a home for most anyone with an artistic bent that enjoy working the era between the world wars. Tales of the Aether Age by Grant Gardner This is an all-too-short ride through an alternate … More Review: Dieselpunk ePulp Showcase
The first book in the Multiplarity Trilogy is featured in this month’s BTS eMagazine! This is one of those magazines that doesn’t get the credit it deserves. It’s a really great place to find author interviews, excerpts, and cover art. Well laid out, each issue is a delight for the eye.
Beginner Mind is a collection of six short stories and some free-form poetry by a new author. It opens with a tale that leaves the reader with vivid imagery of a string of post-pubescent mistakes and just gets better. The following story is called “Pistol Grip” and it blurs the line between murder and mistake. … More Review: Beginner Mind
I just found a review for Omniphage on the Barnes & Nobel ordering page. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/omniphage-anthony-stevens/1113667210?ean=2940015893052 Check it out!
I was just told about a new review for Guardian Dawn. You can read the review on Lucille’s Thoughts blog. An excerpt as well as information on purchasing either the eBook or the trade paperback version can be found on the Red Rose Publishing website.
~OR~ Genesis of an Iron Angel Book One of the Iron Angel Series by Robert C. Roman PROS: A tightly written steampunk tale Well-defined lead characters CONS: An occasional bit of head-hopping I would prefer a bit more world-building Review I’m reading an action-packed television thriller! That thought occurred to me about half way into … More REVIEW: The Strange Fate of Capricious Jones
The Nuclear Method might sound like an odd title for a how-to book, but once read, you will appreciate it. The Nuclear Method by Emma Wayne Porter is only ninety nine cents at Smashwords, but if you are preparing a document to sell as an eBook, it will save a ton of time. It’s written … More The Nuclear Method
Raw dieselpunk noire excitement and flavor! That is what comes to mind when I think of what I’ve just read. Pandora Driver is a wonderful view of a vanished age that might have been. Without spoilers, let me say John Picha delivers a tale of Betsy, a young woman tested at every turn and apparently … More Pandora Driver Review