Interview: Matt Costello & Neil Richards, authors of Cherringham

Folks, I have a treat for you today. Please welcome Matt Costello and Neil Richards to the blog. They are here as part of the virtual tour for Bastei Entertainment. You can check out other stops on the tour HERE. We chat about movies, dead authors, fictional evil books that could destroy the world, and … Continue reading Interview: Matt Costello & Neil Richards, authors of Cherringham

Prime Suspects: A Clone Detective Mystery by Jim Bernheimer

Why I Read It: I have a thing for clones, detectives, and the gritty noir. Where I Got It: A review copy from the author (thanks!). Who Do I Recommend This To: Blade Runner fans. Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer Publisher: Self-published (2012) Length: 4 hours 54 minutes Series: I really, really hope there will be more … Continue reading Prime Suspects: A Clone Detective Mystery by Jim Bernheimer

Awaken Me Darkly by Gena Showalter

Why I Read It: Future Earth infested with aliens that need to be policed by a tough, heavily armed woman in her late 20s? Perfect! Where I Got It: Review copy from the publisher (thanks!) Who I Recommend This To: Need some butt-kicking practical boots, alien murders, and a slice of romance? Check this book … Continue reading Awaken Me Darkly by Gena Showalter

Gaijin Cowgirl by Jame DiBiasio

Why I Read It: I like nitty gritty stories that throw me into a foreign culture. Where I Got It: A review copy from the publisher via Premier Virtual Author Book Tours (thanks!) Who I Recommend This To: Those who like an action-driven plot, a bit of history, a treasure hunt, and don't mind a … Continue reading Gaijin Cowgirl by Jame DiBiasio

Hiding Gladys by Lee Mims

Why I Read It: I needed a cozy mystery - and there was a snake on the cover. Where I Got It: Review copy from the author (thanks!) Who I Recommend This To: Folks who enjoy a strong female lead, field geology, and a twisted mystery would enjoy this book. Publisher: Midnight Ink (2013) Length: … Continue reading Hiding Gladys by Lee Mims

Dab of Darkness Expands

2012 ended on an exceedingly good note for Dab of Darkness, which got mentioned on a SF Signal podcast (Episode 170). Thank you everyone who had a hand in that, especially Lady Dark Cargo and Little Red Reviewer. Since 2010, I have been writing for Dark Cargo, and once I started up my review blog, … Continue reading Dab of Darkness Expands

Spook Country by William Gibson

Why I Read It: Pattern Recognition (Book 1 in The Blue Ant Trilogy) was highly entertaining. Where I Got It: Paperbackswap.com Who I Recommend This To: Folks who enjoy modern-day cutting edge technology mixed with an intricate plot and detailed, quirky characters. Narrator: Robertson Dean Publisher: Penguin Audio (2007) Length: 9 CDs I didn't realize … Continue reading Spook Country by William Gibson