Not the Coronavirus COVID-19, but something much worse (A century ago, that is!)

Originally posted on Just 4 My Books:
Pandemics don’t come around often, but when they do … In 2018 we commemorated the centenary of the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918, often known as Spanish Flu. Despite only lasting a few months, the loss of life globally is estimated to be somewhere between 50-100 million.  An article…

Book Review: NATIVITY, an Anthology

I purchased this book, and the opinions expressed here are my own, voluntarily expressed. Iris Chacon. This collection of nineteen separate short stories centers around the themes of birth and rebirth and the idea of new beginnings. It is not specifically a group of Christmas stories, although Christmas is a key feature of several of…

The Birthday Girl – Guest Post

Originally posted on Phyllis Entis:
Hello everyone. My name is Shalom, and today is my fourth birthday. For those of you who don’t know me, I am an Australian Cobberdog. My full name is “Rutland’s Shalom” and I live in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada with my Momsy (Phyllis) and my Popsy (Mike). When I first…

Book Review: NIGHTWALK, by D. Nathan Hilliard

Rated 5 stars by Iris Chacon. In NIGHTWALK, Mark, a charming, self-deprecating everyman, must fight for survival – of his family, friends, an even a group of strangers – when his neighborhood suddenly goes dark and collapses into a hell on earth, just after midnight one ordinary night. Author D. Nathan Hilliard engages and enthralls…