Book Review: The Dead of Autumn

This morning, I want to put a word in your ear (a pixel in your eye?) about The Dead of Autumn by Jean Rabe. This is the the fifth entry in her Piper Blackwell Mystery series and a book I strongly recommend for anyone who loves police procedurals or cozy mysteries or just a darned... Continue Reading →

Okay, but. . . .

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the world to go back to normal. I'm not talking about masks (although I hate them) or the constant media barrages about how we're all going to die if we don't do this or that. That sort of crap's always going to happen to one degree... Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading Suggestions

Good afternoon, everyone. The weekend is on us. If you're like me, that means time to read. Here are some recommendations. The Violet Mouse, Cedar's newest release. Trust me. There are things in the lab no-one ever talks about. Risk everything. How far would you go to save a friend's last hope? Three friends, one... Continue Reading →

Uncozy by Jean Rabe

Please give a warm welcome to Jean Rabe.-ASG I was LOST too John Locke, portrayed by Terry O’Quinn, was my favorite character on the television series LOST. I identified with him because he was among the first to sense some of the magic in their world, but more because he kept insisting: “Don’t tell me... Continue Reading →

A Note of Thanks

Years ago, I saw a comment from someone who was trying to break into the business in response to a question about what people read when they are writing in a certain genre. This person replied that they didn't read anything whenever they were writing. Why? Because they didn't want their prose "infected" by anything... Continue Reading →

Interview with Jean Rabe

Edward Stasheff, the son of Fantasy Master Christopher Stasheff, and a writer in his own right, contacted me not too long ago and asked if the Mad Genius Club would be interested in hosting an interview with Jean Rabe. I almost broke my fingers answering back yes. I'll tell you how happy I was, I... Continue Reading →

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