Impressions: American Sniper

Impressions: American Sniper

American Sniper by Chris Kyle My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fascinating story and a revealing tale of one man’s experience as a Navy SEAL. I don’t subscribe to Kyle’s politics, but it was an engaging story, equally fascinating, touching and humorous. I...
Draugr’s Saga – Viking Fight Scene

Draugr’s Saga – Viking Fight Scene

Below is a fight scene from my Draugr’s Saga novel (to be published).┬áIf you like the History Channel’s show Vikings, or AMC’s Walking Dead, then you’ll love this. In Norse mythology and Icelandic folktales, the Draugr were a cross between a...
Impressions: Ancillary Justice

Impressions: Ancillary Justice

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was an award winning book for good reason. It was well written, but above all, it was a fresh concept. Something that’s rare in SF these days. The sentient ship is an old trope, but the concept of...
Review: The Warded Man

Review: The Warded Man

The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Once every few years I read a book straight through (all night). This was such a book. The whole premise of the demons and the system of wards is fascinating. The plot was excellent, but what really makes this...
Old Blue – A Visual Diary

Old Blue – A Visual Diary

Once in a person’s life they meet someone that literally changes their life. Occasionally that person is not a person, but a thing. In 2001 I went out shopping for a convertible car, and came home with a Jeep. The series of adventures that were kindled by that...