Five Bloody Heads

Friday, August 19, 2016

Ah, the plans we mortals make. Last night I planned to wake and after my morning calisthenics take a good half hour to write a proper post about…

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Mightier Than the Sword

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Speaking of writers who don’t get their due, I’ve been reading one of Bill Ward’s short story collections over the last few days and really enjoying it. My…

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The Long Ships

Monday, August 1, 2016

Here’s another grand adventure novel that any lover of such really ought to read, or keep on the shelf to read again. My own copy’s so frayed I’ll…

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Gray Maiden

Monday, July 25, 2016

I had a longer post in mind, but I need to get to some yard work before it heats back up today. So here’s a great old short…

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Devil May Care

Friday, June 10, 2016

The old saying goes that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, which is a nice sentiment and all, but doesn’t usually hold water as far as…

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Strange Juxtapositions

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Upon reflection I find that I’ve been poised between the old and the new a lot in the last few days. For instance, while a passenger on the…

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Return to Evenmere

Monday, May 9, 2016

Just last week I discovered from an interview Nick Ozment held with the talented James Stoddard that there’s a third Evenmere book. I also learned that Stoddard had revised the second…

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Breaking up is Hard to Do

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Dear Daredevil TV Show, I’m ending our relationship. You have so many admirers and groupies that I’m certain my own absence will have no effect upon your feelings,…

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Last Friday I mentioned that I was reading a Viking series about Harald Hardrada by Poul Anderson, but failed to mention the title. This is The Golden Horn,…

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Empires in America

Friday, March 18, 2016

I spent so much time drafting a review of a great solitaire war game at Black Gate this morning that I don’t have time to spare for much…

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