Summer Reading

Summer’s almost here officially, and there are many wonderful books to choose from. Here are a few I’ve enjoyed recently: First I must offer an explanation of why it took me so long to review this book, which entails a … Continue reading

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The Name of the Prose, Part 3: You Are Here
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A sense of place plays a critical role in determining whether a reader “gets into” a story or not. Good place names can lend an aura of reality to even the most fictional of places. Conversely, an obviously made up place name in a story that pretends at reality can make a location that seems perfectly real to the author seem perfectly ridiculous to the reader.

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BVC Announces Meet Myself There, by Brenda W. Clough

What good is time travel anyway? For Col. Ben Ming, head of Jalanesia’s armed forces and husband of President Calla Ang, it’s nothing but a headache. Time Traveler Jack Wragsland transported Calla to this space/time. So it wouldn’t be fair to simply shoot him, when Jack’s enemies attack him through Calla. But boy, is it a temptation. If Ben is going to save Calla he’s going to have to save Jack as well, even if it makes him crazy.

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BVC Announces Confessions of a Ballroom Diva

Living in the shadows, Psychic Vampire Janet Dryer was a killer addicted to Soul Fire–until her lover tried to kill her at Woodstock in 1969. These days, she haunts exotic night clubs and draws energy from throbbing drums.

Her popularity as a sarcastic blogger lands her on Dance From The Heart, a celebrity ballroom competition. To her shock, the head judge is her ex-lover, the Vampire Hunter who tried to kill her.

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