While the first feature Trista and I watched for review via Netflix gave us pause about the format—PHANTOM OF THE THEATER (2016) was lovely to look at but problematic in terms of structure and execution—the second feature we watched for review was not reassuring. THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY was another good looking movie, of […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY"
Rogue Blades Press is a small press responsible for several anthologies of heroic fiction over the years. Two of my Vasily stories have appeared in their books (RAGE OF THE BEHEMOTH and CHALLENGE!: DISCOVERY), and Trista has made an appearance in their reprinted/expanded edition of CLASH OF STEEL: DEMONS. Over the last few years, the […]Read more "FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: CRAZY TOWN"
Synopsis: When remorse-ridden truck driver Joe (Nicolas Cage) intervenes in an assault in a truck stop bathroom , he discovers a whole new world of supernatural wonder and horror. The “victim” of that assault Julie (Franka Potente) was no victim at all. She was actually having a man choke her for the express purpose of […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: BETWEEN WORLDS"
This week’s Tuesday Tease comes from Kaysee Renee Robichaud, whose newest book the collection What Bad Girls Get for Christmas and Other Sexy Seasonal Treats hits shelves. The collection brings together Kaysee Renee’s holiday themed stories, all reprints from small press anthologies. Take it away Kaysee Renee! # First of all, I wanted to take […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: WHAT BAD GIRLS GET FOR CHRISTMAS"
This week, Kaysee Renee Robichaud returns to the macabre world of magical tome collection in the newest volume in her Bookworm Brigade series: PAGE TURNER. Today, she will talk to us about how her love for cheesy dark fantasy/horror programming from the eighties made her into the writer she is today. Take it away, Kaysee […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: KAYSEE RENEE ROBICHAUD’S PAGE TURNER"
Today’s Tuesday Tease is brought to us again by Kaysee Renee Robichaud, whose novel SCARY INTEL is hitting eBook and paperback stands now. As the first adventure in her fun and freaky Bookworm Brigade series, Scary Intel introduces Parnik “Venkat” Venkateswaran to the world of field work for the secretive Malleus Librum Society. Her […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: SCARY INTEL by Kaysee Renee Robichaud"
Today’s guest post comes from Kaysee Renee Robichaud whose latest collection, WEDDING BELLS AND DEATH KNELLS: TEN TALES OF FRISSON AND FRICTION is now available in electronic and paperback editions. Take it away Kaysee! # In this week’s Considering Westlake update, Daniel will be taking a look at Donald E. Westlake’s SOMEBODY OWES ME MONEY, […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: WEDDING BELLS AND DEATH KNELLS"
Synopsis: All Kageyama (Hayato Ichihara) ever wanted to be was a yakuza. It was the epitome of manhood for him, to be among the gangs who extorted cash and services from citizens in exchange for protections. When he managed to find his way under the wing of the seemingly invincible Kamiura (), Kageyama thought he […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: YAKUZA APOCALYPSE"
A review of Soulless, by Gail Carriger Capsule review: This alternate 1870s world has vampires, werewolves, steampunk mad scientists, aether… and a spinster without a soul. Practical, logical and witty Alexia Tarabotti is a wonderful heroine who must contend with mad science, tea, the terribly attractive Alpha werewolf Conall Maccon, and a decided lack of […]Read more "Tea With Sass"