Monthly Archives: August 2020

OR: reMix

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #21:- reMix Jon Courtenay Grimwood Earthlight pb, 360pp, £6.99 Paris, the capital of a revived Napoleonic Empire, is under siege by the hordes of the Fourth Reich. Lady Clare Fabio, chief adviser to … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: Dreamkatcher

It’s spelt with a K so nothing to do with the Stephen King book/film of the same name, but the producers probably don’t mind if you think that it is. Out in the UK on the 1st of September according … Continue reading

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OR: Muladona, Mirror Dead, & This Spectacular Darkness

Three reviews that originally appeared on the Case Notes blog at ttapress.com on the 22nd of August last year:- I reviewed Eric Stener Carlson’s first novel The Saint Perpetuus Club of Buenos Aires back in Black Static #17 and was, … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: Bill & Ted Face the Music

According to imdb this beauty launches in the UK on the 1st of September:-

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OR:Ayuamarca

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #20:- AYUAMARCA Darren O’Shaughnessy Millennium pb, 404pp, £6.99 Wiseguy wannabe Capac Raimi comes to the City and is taken under the wing of all powerful crimelord The Cardinal, becoming a man of power … Continue reading

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Luka

The final offering from Suzanne Vega’s discography:-

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OR: Martha Peake

This review originally appeared The Third Alternative #26:- MARTHA PEAKE Patrick McGrath Viking, £12.99 McGrath’s latest novel is a historical romance of sorts, though written in the way only McGrath can. Young Ambrose Tree is summoned to Drogo Hall by his uncle … Continue reading

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OR: The Hidden Back Room

A review that originally appeared on the Case Notes blog at ttapress.com on the 19th of August last year:- Jason A. Wyckoff is one of those writers I haven’t seen published by anyone other than Tartarus, at least in book … Continue reading

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OR: Earthfall

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #25:- EARTHFALL Orson Scott Card Orbit pb, 370pp, £5.99 Volume Four of The Homecoming series, this book sees the patriarch Volmak and his extended family leave the planet Harmony and commence the long journey back … Continue reading

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Marlene on the Wall

Probably Suzanne Vega’s most successful song:-

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