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BOOK REVIEW: The Gentleman December 16, 2016

  The Gentleman: A Novel The Gentleman, by Forrest Leo, is a fun novel, creative and entertaining. In it, Lionel Strange, a fair-to-middling poet brimming with unearned self-confidence finds himself without enough money to keep the life to which he has become accustomed. To solve this problem he marries the beautiful and wealth Vivien Lancaster.…

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BOOK REVIEW: Carter & Lovecraft December 22, 2015

Carter & Lovecraft It’s no big secret that I’m a tremendous fan of Jonathan L. Howard’s writing. His Johannes Cabal series (click here for my review of one of the books, and here for a review of a short story – the only reason why I didn’t review gushingly each book and story in the series…

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BOOK REVIEW: A Long Spoon by Jonathan L. Howard May 1, 2015

A Long Spoon by Jonathan L. Howard Jonathan L. Howard, that is to say, Johannes Cabal, is at his best when in Hell. The literal Hell, not the figurative one. “A Long Spoon,” a short story companion to the Johannes Cabal book series, might be my favorite Cabal adventure yet. (An aside: is Cabal pronounced…

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BOOK REVIEW: Johannes Cabal the Detective March 13, 2015

Johannes Cabal the Detective by Jonathan Howard This book is the follow up novel to the hilarious and inventive Johannes Cabal the Necromancer. In this book, Cabal is still a Necromancer, but he is on the lam, and finds himself in a steampunk/Sherlock Holmes mystery with shades of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.…

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