Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – Rachel Amphlett, Australian Mystery Writer

Rachel is a new friend of mine, but is becoming a fast friend.  She has a wicked sense of humour and really great writing style, which I am somewhat envious of.  Her first book 'White Gold' is doing amazing things.  The only problem is not she's not quite Australian, even though she now lives out … Continue reading Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – Rachel Amphlett, Australian Mystery Writer

Review: Kurt Vonnegut: Letters by Kurt Vonnegut (edited and with an introduction by Dan Wakefield)

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)

Review: TekWar by William Shatner

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

Review: Dead on Ice by Lauren Carr

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

Review: More Tea, Jesus? by James Lark

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

Review: John Brunner by Jad Smith

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

Saturday Series Author Interview – Greg Barron, Australian Thriller Writer

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

Review: Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Three Parts Dead Max Gladstone Tor/Forge       Tor Description A  god has died, and it’s up to Tara, first-year associate in the international  necromantic firm of Kelethres, Albrecht, and Ao, to bring Him back to life  before His city falls apart. Her  client is Kos, recently deceased fire god of the city of Alt Coulumb. … Continue reading Review: Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Review: The Same Lie Twice by Ron Goulart

The Same Lie Twice Ron Goulart MysteriousPress.com/Open Road       MysteriousPress.com/Open Road Pub Date                Sep 25 2012 ISBN9781453277102 Description A copywriter’s wife has vanished, and only John Easy is slick enough to save her Jim Benning makes $25,000 a year writing drivel for the admen at the Arbogast & Joseph Agency, and his wife thinks he’s … Continue reading Review: The Same Lie Twice by Ron Goulart