You Can’t Go Home Again…
But Hunter Agency operative Kimmer Reed has to. She’d fled as a teen, swearing never to return, but now–vastly changed, greatly disguised–her latest assignment has brought her back. Still, watching over a computer genius who also has her own bodyguard should be a piece of cake–after all, who’d think to look for Carolyne Carlsen here?
Surprise. Everyone. And so Kimmer plays a dangerous cat-and-mouse game to keep her mission hidden, the genius protected–and the bodyguard far, far away….
The last year was rough on a number of fronts for a lot of people. I’ve been having a rough time keeping a positive outlook, and I used to be a happy-go-lucky person. I’ve always been easily amused–something I embrace … Continue reading
It’s January 14, midway through the wintry month, 8 days past Epiphany, my day for recognizing increasing light exposure. This is also the time I start parting the spontaneous mulch from my Empress tree and begin to look for hellebores. … Continue reading
The precipitous cliff-edge villages of Santorini–officially the Greek island of Thira–invite leisurely rambles along the cobbled lanes overlooking the flooded volcanic caldera. And, of course, stops for refreshment at scenic cafes like Mama Thira’s. NOTE: Since my 4-month backpacking trip … Continue reading
(This post is part of my Patreon-supported New Worlds series.) If you’re like me, you learned the basic ideas of plate tectonics in school: giant masses of stone, some of them with water on top, floating around on the earth’s … Continue reading
All Mom’s most edible dishes contained either corn or pork, except for this one.
by Brenda W. Clough This is one of those word-of-mouth recipes that has no measurements, and the ingredients take some finding. My brother’s wife’s mother told it to her, and my sister-in-law makes it frequently, but she lives in San … Continue reading
(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) We’re technophiles. Of course we said “yes” to the free trial of Autopilot. We figured we’d check it out, have a little … Continue reading
Sci-Fi Bridge, the promotional brainchild of authors Rhett Bruno and Chris Porteau, is releasing anthology that features original fiction by a host of writers, including Book View Cafe’s own Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, who offers a brand new, original novelette entitled … Continue reading
White dwarf’s inner makeup is mapped for the first time Tiny changes in a white dwarf’s brightness reveal that the stellar corpse has more oxygen in its core than expected, researchers report online January 8 in Nature. The finding could … Continue reading