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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The Borgia Testament

Friday, March 11, 2016

This time last week my wife and I were driving to Pennyslvania for a funeral. It was a trip of about ten hours, so we brought along a…

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Rare Treasures

Friday, February 12, 2016

I’m still moving forward at a fast clip into the rough draft of my next book, although I’ve had a slow start this morning. Now that I’m not…

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Conan Re-Read: Conclusion

Friday, February 5, 2016

Bill Ward and I have just finished a re-read of every complete story of Conan the Cimmerian written by Robert E. Howard. Howard: It’s hard to believe it’s…

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January Wrap-Up

Monday, February 1, 2016

February’s here. That’s hard for me to believe. One twelfth of the New Year is already over, and it was a blur. But looking back I suppose it’s…

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Tregillis Triumphs Again

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Remember how I said I’d held off reading the new IanTregillis books until I could have the second in my hand? He’s one of the few modern writers…

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The Fourth Gunman

Monday, January 18, 2016

I never read a western in my life until some time in my mid ’40s when I got pointed to the excellent adventure novels of Ben Haas writing…

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