Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Flight of Michael McBride

On her death bed Eileen McBride anoints her son Michael’s left eye with a curious chrism.  His father says nothing but lays down an iron railroad spike that Michael puts in his pocket.  Afterwards he finds himself attacked and pursued … Continue reading

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Sibyl Sue Blue

Amongst the ranks of near-forgotten women SF writers Rosel George Brown is one of the least remembered. Prior to her untimely death aged 41 in 1967 she published one collection of interesting if unspectacular short stories and this novel. A … Continue reading

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Strange Devices Of The Sun & Moon

Lisa Goldstein (Tor Books, 1993) London, 1590.  Elizabeth is on the throne, her court a roiling mess of intrigue, intelligencers and their paymasters.  Playwrights, pamphleteers and poets gather, drink and feud in taverns across the plagued city.  And the Fair … Continue reading

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