Category: mystery

Book Review: MEDDLING KIDS, by Edgar Cantero

MEDDLING KIDS is a new novel by Edgar Cantero. This is not your parent’s Scooby-Doo, and yet, this book is perfect for your parents who were fans of Scooby-Doo! Here’s the thing. I had a tough time remembering I wasn’t reading a Scooby-Doo mash-up novel. So even though I was reading names like Peter, Nate, […]

Remembering My First Sale

Although I had my first short story published as a freshman in a high school magazine in 1984, I didn’t take the idea of become a writer too seriously, until I was almost twenty-two years old. When I saw in ad for submissions to a new western magazine in an issue of Writer’s Digest (Crossbow […]

Book Review: BRAVE NEW GIRLS, Tales of Girls & Gadgets

I recently received a copy of the newest sci-fi anthology, BRAVE NEW GIRLS. I have stated a few times that I am not a fan of short stories, and for that matter, anthologies. However, I will admit this was a book of shorts I was looking forward to reading. I just hoped I wouldn’t be […]

Book Review: The Darkness Hunter

I first stumbled upon mystery novelist, Christopher Valen, when I won my first John Santana Novel. His latest, The Darkness Hunter, is the sixth I have read, and if I am not mistaken, the sixth written. So I think it is fair to say I have read, and own, a complete set to date. I loved how […]

Book Review: The Testament of Tall Eagle

If you follow my book reviews at all you will have noticed a shift in genres. I went from suspense and mystery novels, to horror, to zombie-specific, and young adult dystopian, to fantasy. My reading selection is diverse. When it comes to fiction, anyway. Recently I purchased a paperback copy of John R. Fultz’s latest […]