Review of the Chronological Man Adventure Series by Andrew Mayne

Posted by on May 5, 2013

Bottom line: A fun, historical, science-y, steampunk-y, adventure-y series of short stories. Rating: Strongly Recommended Review: I really like this series. It consists (so far) of two short stories, telling the tale of Smith, time traveler extraordinaire, who shows up to save the day whenever he is needed. The books are short enough to be […]

Review of Timekeeper by Heather Albano (2012)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013

Bottom line: A very strong sequel to Timepiece, and a very fun read. Rating: Strongly Recommended Blurb: An alternate history adventure featuring time travelers, freedom fighters, Frankenstein’s monster, the Battle of Waterloo, and Napoleon invading Britain by dirigible. — In Timepiece, young adventurer Elizabeth Barton and her suitor William Carrington used a mysterious pocket watch […]

Review of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams (1987) (Dirk Gently Book 1)

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012

Bottom line: Not up to Douglas Adams’s usual standard. Worth a try if you’re a big fan of his other work. Rating: Recommended IF – you are a Douglas Adams fan Blurb: There is a long tradition of Great Detectives, and Dirk Gently does not belong to it. But his search for a missing cat […]

Review of Timepiece by Heather Albano (2011)

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012

Bottom line: Even though Timepiece took me a while to get into, once I got into it I was hooked. When I read it for the second time, I enjoyed it right from the beginning. Rating: Recommended Blurb: A novel-length steampunk time travel adventure about a girl, a pocket watch, Frankenstein’s monster, the Battle of […]