Rolf Malone is coming to the far end of space with a mission in mind. He is fresh out of prison and looking for answers, and the one place he can go for them is the one place no one wants to end up: the world called Anarchaos. His brother Gar came to Anarchaos while […]Read more "CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: ANARCHAOS"
C.C. Blake has written a lot of pulp fiction adventure stories. With C. C. Blake’s Sweaty Space Operas, the author returns monthly with some of the characters and series he started in neo-pulp markets and lays the foundation for all new, out of this world adventures! His first issue presents tales that appeared in the […]Read more "Tuesday Tease: C. C. Blake’s Sweaty Space Operas, Volume 1"
Synopsis: Following her mother’s death, Annie Graham (Toni Collette) finds herself haunted by grief, confusion, and perhaps a spectral presence. When the influence of that presence manifests in the lives of her husband Steve (Gabriel Byrne), son Peter (Alex Wolff), and daughter Charlie (Milly Shapiro), she finds her world coming apart at the seams. In […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: HEREDITARY"
Fred Fitch is either the most gullible man in New York or the unluckiest. But really, why dicker when he can easily be both at the same time? Fred is the ultimate patsy, no matter how you cut him. The opening of GOD SAVES THE MARK details the three incidents he was hit with that […]Read more "CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: GOD SAVE THE MARK"
This week, we have a little something special. Kaysee Renee Robichaud has a new mini-collection coming out this week. SUCKERS presents a tantalizing duo of sexy dark fantasy stories about desire and deception. She’s here to write a guest post telling us how one of these stories has specific ties to our own Considering Westlake […]Read more "Tuesday Tease: Kaysee Renee Robichaud’s Suckers"
Synopsis: When her father is murdered and her mother taken for sport by the mysterious group calling themselves the Itto-Ryu, Rin Asano (Hana Sugisaki) seeks revenge. Her tool for this vengeance will be Manji (Takuya Kimura), a heavily scarred samurai who was blessed/cursed with bloodworms, parasitic creatures that heal his wounds (kind of) and refuse […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL"
Finding a writer who is not content to rehash what has already been accomplished is not easy, particularly one who works with series characters. Donald. E. Westlake is one such writer. In his ninth entry in the long-running Parker series, Westlake explored new territory with both his pseudonym Richard Stark as well as his lead […]Read more "CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: THE RARE COIN SCORE"
This week, my novella Oil Smudges is available from Twice Told Tales! Check out this ghostly terror tale. # This is no time for pranks . . . George Wishing is the middle manager for an oil and gas service company’s technology department. He has a proven track record of delivering the projects under his […]Read more "New Book Day!"
Synopsis: In a future where augmented reality data is freely available, the world is overflowing with information. Human eyeballs are able to perceive these augmentations through connectivity to a matrix type system. Advertisements occupy the sides of buildings, personal data is available for each passerby on the street, and all activities are recorded and captured […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: ANON"
Prior to THE DAMSEL, Alan Grofield was a helper character in two novels in Richard Stark’s Parker series. He first appeared in THE SCORE as part of the team of thieves who help Parker rob a remote town over the course of a single night. He then reappeared in THE HANDLE, helping Parker take the […]Read more "CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: THE DAMSEL"