A Creepy Anthology of Horror Tales

Ricket Row is an anthology of creepy horror tales by Elyse Salpeter, the author of The Mannequins.  A few of the short stories read more like outlines while others were well developed short stories with satisfying endings. Many of the stories included zombies, vampires, and ghosts—welcomed fare for creepy tales…

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Treasury of Children’s Bedtime Stories

The Review Grandpa Bernie’s Bedtime Stories is comprised of twenty tales for very young children. Some stories, like “The Friendly Grasshopper,” tell a tale about insects, frogs, and birds—animals in nature that are prey or predator that become best friends in Grandpa Bernie’s world. In other stories like “Batter Up,…

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Gods of the Machines

Ceres, Earth’s first colony and a planet in the Andromeda Galaxy, is a habitable world for human habitation. An influx of civilians from Earth necessitates expansion, so geologist Dean Flavin and botanist Carol Walker volunteer to scout out a second settlement for Ceres colonists. Once the couple reaches the site,…

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Moshe’s War

Nurse Ilsa Michalski runs a Miami Beach boarding house filled with interesting people, a few of whom survived the Holocaust. Dr. Ustin Jankauskas (Dr. J) receives an accident victim from a vehicle that turned over on the highway traversing the Everglades. The police believe Mr. Behrman’s death was due to…

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A Christmas Love Story

Katie and husband Dane built a beautiful bread & breakfast establishment in the Virginia Mountains named the Gingerbread House. Unfortunately, Dane contracted cancer and passed away, but Katie keeps their dream alive with booked guests, an upbeat personality, excellent meals, and a tidy home. One day, just before Christmas, business…

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