May 16

Review: Aim for Justice by Ken Dickson

Aim for Justice by Ken Dickson, is a brutal memoir about a man who is misdiagnosed with mental issues, wrongly medicated, and who suffers in ways that turns a decent and good life into a true nightmare. There are several messages one could get from this story, the details of which are sometimes difficult to […]

May 14

Review: The Vagabond King by James Campion Conway

The Vagabond King by James Campion Conway, is a captivating story, beautifully told, filled with metaphors enough to taunt any imagination, and sadly enchanting. Chris, a teenage boy on the cusp of adulthood, loses his mother to cancer. Life suddenly fades from bright shades of hope and sky-high dreams, to gray clouds and moroseness as […]

May 01

Review: Pax Magellanica: Reichworld by Michael Lingaard

Pax Magellanica: Reichworld by Michael Lingaard. 5 stars!   A tale about the possible future of the human race. Interesting possibilities, futuristic travel experiences and exploration of the universe. An awesome concept of colonization without selfish motive. Humans have evolved to a good place, but..! An enjoyable, well-written and entertaining read that gives one pause. […]

April 30

Review: The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso

The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso. Five stars! My favorite western author has always been Louis L’Amour – but I think, in reading The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn, that author Frank Kelso has just ranked up with him. In this narrative, Kelso manages to tell a simple tale about Nigel Blackthorn, a young […]

April 30

Review: HYPNOSIS: A Return to the Past, by Maria Inês Rebelo

HYPNOSIS: A Return to the Past, by Maria Inês Rebelo, is a four star read. Marcus Belling is a world-famous hypnotist who takes on a new client, a mysterious woman named Anne Pauline Roux. Anne possesses a rare power when hypnotized, one which will affect both their lives in ways they could never imagine. As […]

April 27

Review: The Roto-Rooter: Selected Short Stories by Michael Priv

The Roto-Rooter: Selected Short Stories by Michael Priv, is a collection of 16 very entertaining, well-written and imaginative short-stories covering several genres. This is a wonderful anthology, and no matter one’s taste or preferences, this collection is bound to spark something inside you and certainly bring a smile to your lips and at times, fire […]

April 26

Review: The End (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv

The End (The Short Story Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is a humorous account of a man on his deathbed and the advice he receives from a hospital cleaner named Ed. Normally a lugubrious and sad affair, death, is rendered herein with a more palatable, and albeit, more realistic version of death and rebirth. It […]

April 24

Review: Singing Kumbaya (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv

Singing Kumbaya (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is one of his many published short stories, and indeed, just a fun read. Singing Kumbaya is a story about two retirees who arrive at their destination only to find their luggage has been misrouted by the airlines to another city. One thing leads to […]

April 23

Review: Everything We Lose: A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption, by Annette Oppenlander.

Everything We Lose: A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption, by Annette Oppenlander. Annette does it again! I had the pleasure of reviewing her novel, Surviving the Fatherland last year, which went on to become a best seller, and now, this new novel is yet another masterpiece of storytelling. Everything We Lose is […]

April 22

Review: The Stradivari Anomaly : (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv

The Stradivari Anomaly : (The Short Stories Collection Series) by Michael Priv, is yet another in his many short stories. A military aircraft is shot down somewhere over Europe. Its only two survivors realize that the sound they keep hearing in the air is not just a ringing in their ears, it means that during […]