Yearly Archives: 2015

For fans of speculative fiction, Tom Julian’s Timberwolf is an action-packed yarn with a sobering message

Timberwolf by Tom Julian My rating: 5 of 5 stars For fans of classic science fiction with a modern twist, Thomas Julian’s Timberwolf is an action-packed yarn from cover-to-cover that doesn’t skimp on story, character, or conflict. There are no black hats or white hats in Timberwolf, just varying degrees of gray. The title character, […]


Was Houdini’s Brother Really a Vampire?

In a word, no. But William Weiss fit the “bill” perfectly for role I needed him to play in Piper Houdini: Apprentice of Coney Island. Here’s why… As I’ve explained elsewhere, Piper Houdini began as a pitch to Marvel Comics back in 2001. The main character was going to be a 12-year-old boy named Duncan […]