Deal Me In, Week 25 ~ “The Jack of Coins”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "The Jack of Coins" by Christopher Rowe Card picked: 9♦ Found at: Tor.com When the man came closer, we saw that he wasn’t a policeman at all. His uniform was something else altogether, something epauletted and braided and polished here and there to a high shine. … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 25 ~ “The Jack of Coins”

Deal Me In, Week 11 ~ “Retro Demonology”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "Retro Demonology" by Jana Oliver Card picked: A♣ - Finally a club! Found at: Amazon freebie The Story This is an introductory short story for Jana Oliver's Demon Trappers series. Riley is the seventeen year-old daughter of a prominent demon trapper, out on her first solo … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 11 ~ “Retro Demonology”

Standout Stories from the Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar-Apr 2017

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, January-February 2017 I set up a schedule to actually get an issue read in the two months before the next issue comes out. Genius! *cough* There were two stories that I particularly enjoyed in this issue: "The Man Who Put the Bomp" by Richard Chwedyk According to the … Continue reading Standout Stories from the Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar-Apr 2017

Review ~ The Long Way Down

The Long Way Down by Craig Schaefer Nobody knows the seedy underbelly of Las Vegas like Daniel Faust, a sorcerer for hire and ex-gangster who uses black magic and bullets to solve his clients' problems. When an old man comes seeking vengeance for his murdered granddaughter, what looks like a simple job quickly spirals out … Continue reading Review ~ The Long Way Down

Deal Me In, Week 51 ~ “The Invisibles”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis "The Invisibles" by Charles de Lint Card picked: Jack of Spades From: David Copperfield's Beyond Imagination  (This is the last story from this anthology.) Thoughts: Some of the stories in these Copperfield anthologies have felt more like short vignettes: weird set up, character dealing with weird set up, no conclusion. … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 51 ~ “The Invisibles”

Deal Me In, Week 43 ~ “[Answer]”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis "[Answer]" by F. Paul Wilson Card picked: Nine of Clubs From: David Copperfield's Tales of the Impossible Review: The title of this story is a five letter word. It looks like ROPED, but typed over a few times. This word is the Answer. Yuppy-wannbe Michael Moulton discovers the Answer when … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 43 ~ “[Answer]”

Deal Me In, Week 37 ~ “Indigo Moon”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis "Indigo Moon" by Janet Berliner Card picked: Three of Spades From: David Copperfield's Tales of the Impossible, edited by David Copperfield & Janet Berliner Review: This story has a 90s TV movie feel. I can imagine very big hair and shoulder pads. It's a thriller that takes a supernatural turn, … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 37 ~ “Indigo Moon”