The Piaculum, by Richard Gray

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? The Piaculum by Eric Gray can be best described as religious science fiction. Set on a futuristic Earth where a strictly regimented, agriculturally based community of Christians (called the Mone) …

A Call to Mind, by Veronica Cherry

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Gallant Books Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? Veronica Cherry, a nurse turned full-time writer, has written a novel reminiscent of early Robin Cook works like Coma, Brain and Godplayer. A Call to Mind can be described …

Memoria, by Adam Pepper

Genre: Horror Publisher: Medium Rare Books Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? Memoria, Adam Pepper’s debut novel, is an addictive and disturbing story that is equal parts Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Thea Alexander’s 2150 A.D. with a generous sprinkling of Daniel …

From the Shadows, by K. B. Shaw

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? In the prepress marketing material I received with my copy of KB Shaw’s From the Shadows, anonymous reviewers described the young adult novel as a “computer lover’s version of Harry …

The Poison Belt, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: House of Stratus Published: 1913 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? Although Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, his personal favorite literary creation was Professor George Challenger, a scientist and explorer who, in …

Wild Flesh, by Connie Wilkins

Genre: Fantasy Anthology Publisher: Eggplant Productions Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? Writing good erotica is a delicate matter. Too much sensuality may repulse readers; not enough may bore them to death. All too often erotica is predictable and formulaic, becoming …