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Oct 13 Reviews: Silver on the Road by Laura Anne Gilman in Fantasy. Founding Father by J.F. Bone in SF. Sharknado 3 in Movies.


Death in Black and White, a Paul Birch mystery set at a film festival,  is now available on Amazon. Also Masters of Detection 3, essays on Catherine Aird, Earl Derr Biggers, Charity Blackstock, Elizabeth Daly, and Patricia Moyes Click on covers to purchase.

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Oct 12 Reviews: Clockwork Man by E.V. Odle in SF. Thunder in the Dawn by Henry Kuttner in Fantasy. Silvertip by Max Brand in Other Fiction. Castle Season 1 in Movies.

Oct 11 Reviews: White Plague by James Abel in Other Fiction. Dead Men Don't Ski by Patricia Moyes in Mysteries. Pod in Movies.

Oct 10 Reviews: Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper by David Barnett and Gateway to Limbo by Chris Lampton in SF. South Park Season 17 in Movies.

Oct 9 Reviews: Apprentice to Elves by Sarah Monette & Elizabeth Bear in Fantasy. Symzonia by Captain Adam Seaborn in SF.

Oct 8 Reviews: And the Stars Remain by Bryan Berry, Television Hill by George McLociard, and Secret of the Lost Planet by David Wright O'Brien in SF. Navy Seals vs Zombies in Movies.

Oct 7 Reviews: Awaiting Strange Gods by Darrell Schweitzer in Horror. The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji in Mysteries. Arrow Season 1 in Movies.

Oct 6 Reviews: Past Tense and Last Writes by Catherine Aird in Mysteries. Day of Battle by Rick Atkinson in Nonfiction. The Canal in Movies.

Oct 5 Reviews: Seize the Night edited by Christopher Golden in Horror. Dead Heading by Catherine Aird in Mysteries. Kingdom Come in Movies.

Oct 4 Reviews: Wanderers of the Wolf Moon by Nelson Bond and All Heroes Are Hated by Milton Lesser in SF. Vampires in Folklore, History, Literature, Film & Television compiled by J. Gordon Melton and Alysa Hornick in Nonfiction. Paranormal Island in Movies.

Oct 3 Reviews: Long Walk to Wimbledon and Strong Man, both by H.R.F. Keating in SF. Lost Girl of the Lake by Joe McKinney and Michael McCarty in Horror. Avenged in Movies.

Oct 2 Reviews: Moment of Truth by Storm Jameson in SF. Monster of Grammont by George Goodchild in Mysteries. [Rec] 4 in Movies.

Oct 1 Reviews: Beyond the Pool of Stars by Howard Andrew Jones in Fantasy. Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty in Nonfiction.

Sep 30 Reviews: Survivors by Robert Palmer in Mysteries. Harl Vincent Resurrected in SF.

Sep 29 Reviews: Guise of Another by Allen Eskens in Mysteries. Devil's Planet by David Wright O'Brien and Into the Green Prism by A. Hyatt Verrill in SF.

Sep 28 Reviews: Rising Tide by Rajan Khanna in SF. Transhuman Antihero by Michael Grantham in Nonfiction.

Sep 27 Reviews: Devoted in Death by J.D. Robb in SF. Minions of the Tiger by Chester S. Geier in Fantasy. Elementary Season 3 in Movies..

Sep 26 Reviews: Brother by Ania Ahlborn in Horror. Mountain Riders by Max Brand in Other Fiction..

Sep 25 Reviews: Hostesses in Hell by Russell Gray in Horror. Omnibus of Time by Ralph Milne Farley in SF.

Sep 24 Reviews: Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald in SF. Losing Ground by Catherine Aird in Mysteries.

Sep 23 Reviews: Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Myer in Fantasy.

Sep 22 Reviews: Gold Throne in Shadow by M.C. Planck in Fantasy. Riddle of the Traveling Skull by Harry Stephen Keeler in Mysteries.

Sep 21 Reviews: Microcosmic Buccaneers by Harl Vincent and Forty Days Has September by Milton Lesser in SF. Chapter and Hearse and Hole in One by Catherine Aird in Mysteries.

Sep 20 Reviews: Food for the Fungus Lady by Ralston Shields in Horror. Crimson Fog by Paul Halter in Mysteries. Sleepy Hollow Season 1 in Movies..

Sep 19 Reviews: Dragon Coast by Greg Van Eekhout and Tales of Alhazred by Donald Tyson in Fantasy.

Sep 18 Reviews: Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel in SF. Bloodless by Michael McCarty and Jody R. LaGreca in Horror.

Sep 17 Reviews: Iron Ship by K.M. McKinley in Fantasy. Metamorphs by S.J. Byrne in SF. Amendment of Life by Catherine Aird in Mysteries. Treehouse in Movies.

Sep 16 Reviews: Thief of Midnight and Fell the Angels by Catherine Butzen in Fantasy.

Sep 15 Reviews: Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe in SF. Little Knell by Catherine Aird in Mysteries.

Sep 14 Reviews: Two Suns of Morcali by Evelyn E. Smith in SF. Army at Dawn by Rick Atkinson in Nonfiction.