My Debut on Criminal Element

I’m thrilled to announce my debut as a reviewer for Criminal Element! I’ve been a fan of the site for years, and so it’s truly an honor to now be part of the team. Stasi Child by David Young is the first book in the Karin Müller series, set in […]

WildmooBooks TBR for #AustenInAugustRBR

It’s Here! Austen In August

It’s August, which means it’s time for Austen In August! The 5th Annual Austen In August event is hosted by Adam of Roof Beam Reader. This is a month full of  — you’ve probably guessed — all things Jane Austen! Her novels, biographies, film adaptations, graphic novels, you name […]

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Giveaway Winner & Vampire Recs

Thank you to the seven readers who entered the giveaway for Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula! I used to pick a winner and the book goes to commenter number two . . . Laurie who blogs over at Relevant Obscurity. I’ve been thinking a lot about Dracula again these days. I […]

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Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula

        What a fun read! I’m not a big time fan of Sherlock Holmes but my love for Dracula goes back to my early childhood in the 70s when I watched Creature Features on TV before discovering, via a Scholastic catalog, that “someone made a book […]