I conducted this interview with the fabulous Kit Reed in late 2012, and found her wonderfully chatty with a somewhat cycnical wit. Both wonderful qualities for an author! I was saddened when she passed away on 24 September, 2017, as she had sent me a copy of her last novel, Mormama, and I did not … Continue reading Retro Interview with Kit Reed
We decided to have a look under the hood and found a bunch of draft posts from some very special friends that never saw the light of day.
Robert Vardeman (who is sometimes called Vardebob) is a living legend in fantasy and science fiction. I am going to borrow directly from Wikipedia for this: Vardeman's fantasy series include the War of Powers (6 volumes co-authored with Victor Milan), Cenotaph Road (6 volumes), The Swords of Raemllyn (9 volumes co-authored with Geo. W. Proctor), The … Continue reading Author Interview – Robert Vardeman, American Writer
I have the absolute pleasure of introducing Norman Wilson of Melange Publishing as the newest reader to join my review club. Norman is a published author of the Shamanic Mysteriesand, and is also the contact point for a number of authors I have now interviewed. At some stage during our email conversations, Norman let me … Continue reading A New Stunning Review for my book "Long Lost Song"
Kurt Vonnegut: Letters Kurt Vonnegut (edited and with an introduction by Dan Wakefield) Random House Publishing Group Delacorte Press Pub Date Oct 30 2012 Description This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority of them never before published, … Continue reading Review: Kurt Vonnegut: Letters by Kurt Vonnegut (edited and with an introduction by Dan Wakefield)
TekWar William Shatner Open Road Open Road Pub Date Nov 13 2012 Description In this national bestseller, a private detective in twenty-second-century Los Angeles fights to destroy the synthetic high that nearly ruined him. Not satisfied with the thrills of being one of Greater Los Angeles’ toughest cops, Jake Cardigan turns to Tek, a … Continue reading Review: TekWar by William Shatner
Dead on Ice A Lovers in Crime Mystery Lauren Carr Acorn Book Services Acorn Book Services Pub Date Sep 1 2012 More Title Details ISBN9780985726737 Price13.99 CurrencyUSD EditionPaperback Description Dead on Ice is the first installment of Lauren Carr's new series (Lovers in Crime). It features Hancock County Prosecuting Attorney Joshua Thornton and … Continue reading Review: Dead on Ice by Lauren Carr
More Tea, Jesus? James Lark HarperCollins UK authonomy Pub Date Aug 27 2012 ISBN 9780007476244 Description The second coming is nigh . . . it just happens to be coming at rather an inconvenient time. It’s been an eventful month for the village of Little Collyweston: Reverend Andy Biddle, still trying to regain his … Continue reading Review: More Tea, Jesus? by James Lark
John Brunner Jad Smith University of Illinois Press University of Illinois Press Pub Date Jan 30 2013 ISBN 9780252078811 Description: Under his own name and numerous pseudonyms, John Brunner (1934–1995) was one of the most prolific and influential science fiction authors of the late twentieth century. During his exemplary career, the British author wrote … Continue reading Review: John Brunner by Jad Smith
This interview has also been posted at my new blog home http://IdeasCaptured.com/blog. Please go and follow me there. Greg is a great new friend that lives in the same country as I do, which I am finding rarer and rarer in the cyber-world. He has been great to talk to and even recently liked a … Continue reading Saturday Series Author Interview – Greg Barron, Australian Thriller Writer