Monthly Archives: January 2012

“Night Camp” – by L.C. Evans

On January 12th 2012, it was announced on various indie author and reader boards that author L.C. Evans had passed away the previous evening finally losing a hard-fought battle with cancer. I have had no previous personal dealings with LC, … Continue reading

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“Loss” – by Glen Krisch

Angie has suffered a devastating loss. Her husband has been killed in a car accident in the snow and she was the driver. This is basically where we start with Loss. Glen Krisch wants to tell a story with this … Continue reading

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The 2011 Papyrus Independent Fiction Awards

How pompous! Anyway… I’ve decided that I will give an annual award for the best independent fiction I’ve read each year. The award itself means nothing more than showing up in a post on my site. But the whole point … Continue reading

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“De Bello Lemures” – by Thomas Brookside

Let me start this review by stating that I’m already a fan of Thomas Brookside. I read his The Last Days of Jericho and had this to say: To me, this book is a great example of what can be … Continue reading

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“Ghosts of a Beach Town in Winter” – by Kathleen Valentine

This novella is what I’d call a ghost story romance. Layla moves into the rather desolate Halcyon Beach for the winter, tending a pub during the off-season so that her husband can work on his first novel. We soon see … Continue reading

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