Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Book Pile: Ten Ruby Trick by Julia Knight

Back when I was much much younger I used to have a thing for pirate romance novels. The covers usually featured buxom women falling out of their clothes, while a swarthy gent (who was also in danger of losing his … Continue reading

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What the Heck IS ‘Urban Fantasy?’

I am once again consorting with those nutty writers at AW. This month’s theme is ‘Musical Chairs Blogfest,’ in which writers tackle a genre they don’t usually write in, producing a piece of less than a thousand words. I drew … Continue reading

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Me and My Kindle: A Match Made in Heaven

  Ever since I ripped the Christmas wrapping off my Kindle I’ve been conducting a wonderful, albeit expensive, love affair. Christmas Day was an orgy of book buying. It was wonderful. Instant gratification is a beautiful thing. Here is what … Continue reading

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