Reviewed: Crimson Peak

Or why your horror needs more gothic romance, and vice versa… The macabre and surreal have a definite place in my heart – as do beautiful things – so watching Guillermo del Toro’s gothic horror, Crimson Peak, as a cap to a fantastical weekend at Detroit’s Theatre Bizarre , found several avenues to completely win overContinue reading “Reviewed: Crimson Peak”

On Tour: His Revenge by John W. Howell

Announcing His Revenge by John W. Howell – now available in paper and ebook  on Amazon. The sequel to My GRL titled His Revenge is available and a new story continues where My GRL left off. His Revenge is available in the US in Paper and Kindle editions In Canada in Paper and Kindle editions In theContinue reading “On Tour: His Revenge by John W. Howell”

Reviewed: Ranger Martin and the Search for Paradise

I have long been a fan of writer Jack Flacco. When his first book, Ranger Martin and the Zombie Apocalypse, came out, I jumped at the chance to read and review an advance copy.  The same is true when the opportunity came around to read the third – and sadly, final – book in the Ranger MartinContinue reading “Reviewed: Ranger Martin and the Search for Paradise”

Adventure with us to Jessica B. Bell’s Wayward Home for Lost Characters

D: Well, look who’s alive. A: Really? That’s all you have for me? Not-very-imaginative-snark? D: Well, it looked like you were in a hurry and I know you want to keep these ‘adventure with us’ guest blog notifications to half a page. A: . . . D: OK, fine. It’s been a while. I’m rusty. A:Continue reading “Adventure with us to Jessica B. Bell’s Wayward Home for Lost Characters”

Revealed: Singularity

The time has come. The time is now. Singularity is the new novel from Helena Hann-Basquiat, with Sara Litchfield, Sandy Ramsey, Lizzi Rogers and Hannah Sears. Singularity is the sequel to last year’s JESSICA — a metafictional look into Jessica’s possible pasts. Singularity is coming August 1, 2015 Singularity is its own novel, and canContinue reading “Revealed: Singularity”

Spotlight: Helena, the Memoirs & PubSlush, Oh My!

When we discussed the idea of Helena featuring some of her incredible work from the upcoming Memoirs of a Dilettante, Vol. 2 on the D/A Dialogues, I had no idea which piece she’d choose. I knew they’d all be great – because, frankly, all of them are – but I can tell you right now, the one sheContinue reading “Spotlight: Helena, the Memoirs & PubSlush, Oh My!”

Overheard Over Coffee…

Back in November, Katie Sullivan released her long-awaited first novel Changelings: Into the Mist, the first in a series of adventure novels that blend the fascination of historical fiction with the wonder of Celtic mythology. While she is working on the second book, due out this Fall, she’s also been writing a serial thriller calledContinue reading “Overheard Over Coffee…”

Spotlight: Three Ghosts & The Coming Storm

The wonderful, delightful, wise, caring, amazing (seriously, I can go on all day) Marie Ann Bailey of 1WriteWay tagged me in her Work-in-Progress post, in which she showcased her novel, Clemency. Marie is one of the loveliest people I know, and it has been my honor and privilege to get to know her these last two years.Continue reading “Spotlight: Three Ghosts & The Coming Storm”

Spotlight: Helena Hann-Basquiat

By now, everyone knows that Helena Hann-Basquiat is, by far, my favorite Dilettante. And it’s not just because I don’t know too many, either. I do, in fact, know quite a few, although they may not consider themselves as such (usually ‘raconteur’ is a word I hear tossed about, but whatever). But what makes Helena myContinue reading “Spotlight: Helena Hann-Basquiat”