I really like the concept of Literary Detectives having to protect books and their characters. The humor is a bit campy, which is fine by me, but there are few apparent editorial quirks, Dad’s role is a bit distracting, and the love interest was so-so. I withhold a more severe commentary until I see where […]
In this particular instance, Lestat was not engaging and too wishy-washy, with the book ending in a love fest. Though some of the new characters are interesting, the amount of time spent on Atlantis is too much for this reader. 3 of 5 stars (maybe a little more, since I typically like what Anne writes.) […]
Bloodring by Faith Hunter is the first book of the Rogue Mage fantasy trilogy. Hunter brings us into a world about 100 years after a quasi-apocalypse when the seraphs broke out a can of angelic whoop-ass on the human species nearly wiping them out. An unexpected outcome of the apocalypse is the creation of […]
What do dragons and vampires have to do with each other? Nothing, unless to you know the Richmond, Virginia, author Bill Blume.
My day job is focused on flood issues, particularly with regard to stream gauges, the levels at which they flood, and what impacts may occur. With more than 300 stream and tide gauges in Virginia it takes quite a bit of traveling to identify flood stages and impacts, and I’ve been to most of the […]
Phase 1, step 5. The Verted Collection Gallery is now up at Fine Art America. Phase 1 of my plan is now in place. It has been quite the journey so far. I hope you enjoy the materials I’ve been working on, much of which would not be possible without the fine work of other […]
“In order to achieve a balance in your portfolio (and really, overall in life), it’s important to have proper perspective.