Book Spotlight – The Golden Sword

Book – The Golden Sword – Book II of the Silistra Quartet Janet Morris – fantasy, science-fiction, epic   Beginning in May 02 2015, after more than 30 years of print, the four volumes of The Silistra Quartet are being published in all-new Author’s Cut editions by Perseid Press, revised by Janet Morris.  The second … Continue reading Book Spotlight – The Golden Sword

Review – Golden Sword – Janet Morris

The Golden Sword – Janet Morris 5 stars https://www.amazon.co.uk/Golden-Sword-Silistra-Quartet/dp/0996898271/ (UK link) https://www.amazon.com/Golden-Sword-Silistra-Quartet/dp/0996898271/ (US Link) Let me start by saying this is the SECOND book in the SIlistra Quartet – and it helps to have read the earlier book, although I think you could get by without it. The action starts immediately, and thus some prior … Continue reading Review – Golden Sword – Janet Morris

Book Spotlight – The Carnelian Throne – Science Fiction/Spec Fic/Fantasy

Title: The Carnelian Throne Author: Janet Morris Genre: allegorical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, political fiction Main character description (short). In a far and dystopian future, three rulers seeking to make truth of prophecy explore the “shores of which none are empowered to speak,” a forbidden continent where humanity no longer rules. Synopsis: Brief Excerpt 250 … Continue reading Book Spotlight – The Carnelian Throne – Science Fiction/Spec Fic/Fantasy

Character Interview Number Thirty-Eight – Estri of Silistra

Tell Us About Yourself Name (s) Estri Hadrath diet Estrazi   Age: Three hundred forty Silistran years old Please tell us a little about yourself. First, I must say that your language is difficult, not one intuitive to me. Nevertheless I shall try to answer you in your own tongue. Excuse my syntax, and I will tell … Continue reading Character Interview Number Thirty-Eight – Estri of Silistra

Back into Hell – Hell Week 2015 – Altos the Angel

Now who’d expect to find an angel in Hell, except of course his lordship, the Fallen One? Amongst the damned his presence is…unusual. So over to you… (brave angel this one…misguided perhaps but brave). Character Spotlight About yourself: *Who are/were you? I am Altos, an angel on special assignment. * Why do YOU think you’re in … Continue reading Back into Hell – Hell Week 2015 – Altos the Angel

Back into Hell – Hell Week 2015 – John Milton

The Jack O’Lanterns are carved, and the marshmallows are toasting over the hellfires. Pull up a pitchfork and join me once more in the devilish domain of His Satanic Majestic. Characters and authors aplenty for your infernal entertainment. Character Spotlight: John Milton About yourself: I am the author of Paradise Lost, the English epic in … Continue reading Back into Hell – Hell Week 2015 – John Milton

Hell Week 2018 – Joseph Merrick/Joe Bonadonna

Character Spotlight About yourself: *Who are/were you? My name is Joseph Carey Merrick. Most people know me as the Elephant Man. The story in which I appear is titled Withering Blights. Who is your ‘lover’ in Hell? Antonia Ford. In life she was a spy for the Confedaracy during the American Civil War. Here in … Continue reading Hell Week 2018 – Joseph Merrick/Joe Bonadonna

Hell Week 2018 – Helen of Sparta

Character Spotlight About yourself: *Who are/were you? I am Helen, Queen of Sparta, you would know me as Helen of Troy. I was once the wife of King Menelaus, and lover and wife to Alexandrous – Paris, Prince of Troy. I am technically a demi-god – the daughter of a goddess. It makes no difference … Continue reading Hell Week 2018 – Helen of Sparta

Hell Week 2018 – A Day in the Life of Haeckel and Carter

Today on the Infernal Broadcasting Channel we welcome Ernst Haeckel and Howard Carter.  Pull up a seat by the fire and get out the marshmallows…. [Ernst Haeckel]: (Stares into empty interrogation room). “Gutentag. Is anyone in here?” [Interviewer]: (An electronic voice rasps over the intercom). “Please, have a seat. Who are you?” [EH]: “Ernst Haeckel. … Continue reading Hell Week 2018 – A Day in the Life of Haeckel and Carter

Hell Week 2017 – Day 7- Chris Morris/Orpheus

Character Spotlight About yourself: *Who are/were you? Tell us about your life before you came here, and after. A: I am Orpheus, son of the Thracian king Oeagros or perhaps even of Apollo, but most certainly sprung from the belly of the Muse Calliope, forever to hear the strains of her harmonies in all things. … Continue reading Hell Week 2017 – Day 7- Chris Morris/Orpheus