New Night by Fiona van Dahl

Providing both exciting struggles against an invading alien menace and an exploration of the mental challenges of facing something Other, van Dahl creates science fiction horror that stimulates both the emotions and the mind. Lucas had a career he both enjoyed and was good at; as a police officer in Gothic, Arkansas. Until the day … Continue reading New Night by Fiona van Dahl

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

There is a superstition that broken mirrors bring bad luck. However, today one brought me not a curse but a relief. While in the supermarket this morning I had cause to use their conveniences. Shortly after entering I noticed that the mirror above the handbasins had an out-of-order sticker on it. I awoke this morning … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Angel of the Opera by Sam Siciliano

As with the other novels in the Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series this fuses Sherlock Holmes with a classic of horror, science fiction, or fantasy. In this instance the Phantom of the Opera. The novel opens with an explanation that it is written by Doctor Henry Vernier, Holmes’ cousin, and not Watson. This seems … Continue reading The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Angel of the Opera by Sam Siciliano