The Echo Wife

All kinds of moral and ethical questions are broached in a new science fiction domestic thriller, The Echo Wife. Several are solved the old-fashioned way through deception and murder. Evelyn is a respected scientist creating clones to perform various tasks. She is working through a divorce from her husband, Nathan.Continue Reading

The Arrest

The Arrest caused the world’s power grid to cease. No more cell phones, computers, cars, or even planes. It is 1700 again. When everything stops working, Journeyman and his sister Maddy get stranded at her organic farm in Maine. Little do they know, but their life is about to beContinue Reading

The Tinderbox

The Tinderbox is an exhilarating young adult science fiction book by actor Lou Diamond Phillips. Once the two worlds of Indira and Mano were one planet. But a schism broke them into two. Of course, being populated with humans, the two new worlds quickly devolved into mortal enemies of oneContinue Reading

Slaughter House-Five

BaSlaughterhouse-Five has been described as the best anti-war novel surpassing both The Red Badge of Courage and Catch-22. When it was initially published in 1969, its timing was pitch-perfect with IRL anti-war protests over Vietnam hitting their stride. The novel is about a bumbling Chaplin named Billy caught by theContinue Reading

Road Seven Review and Giveaway

My Review of ROAD SEVEN by Keith Rosson “It was a help wanted ad from a monster hunter.” Who doesn’t sometimes dream of dropping their real life on its head and scooting off to parts unknown? Brian, the perpetual and soon-to-be ex-Ph.D. candidate who lives with vicious headaches and writer’sContinue Reading

You are Obsolete

An island in Estonia is being ruled by children who kill everyone over 40 because “You are Obsolete.” The children’s leader, Martina, has asked Livia to tell their story to the world. Livia is horrified. Just because you call out the source material you are copying (Twilight Zone and Logan’sContinue Reading

Devolution

Kate’s brother, Frank, has separated from his spouse, Gary, and needs a house sitter. His house is in the eco-exclusive town of Greenloop in Washington state. Kate is an over-scheduled LA CPA who is married to the consistently unemployed Dan. She believes house sitting will be a way to relaxContinue Reading

Shorefall

Shorefall is the sequel to Foundryside, which I loved. Now, the gang is back and off righting wrongs while personally profiting, of course. If you haven’t read Foundryside, please take a few days to read that book first. It will greatly increase your delight in this book if you knowContinue Reading

Repo Virtual

In the not too distant future, Korea has been overtaken by greedy companies. The populace forgets its poverty and hopelessness by playing a massively multiplayer online game, VOIDWAR. People are so obsessed with buying virtual goods for VOIDWAR that now they buy them with real money on credit. If theyContinue Reading