reviewed at Black Gate). I already have it, by its original title, The Gnome's Engine, in paperback, but this is cheap and has a couple of short stories set in the same universe.
I like Stoddard's site a lot and I figured, since I just bought The High House, why not buy the rest?
More spooky short stories from the author of the good and brutal Charlie Parker spooky crime novels.
A novella from the best American horror writer. The blurb on the back, referring to assassin schools in the Himalayas and a space probe "accidentally" launched into a wormhole were enough to make me hit the "buy now" button.
Keene writer gonzo horror, Charles Rutledge recommends it, and with that cover how long could I really hold off buying it?
I've become interested in 18th and 19th century nautical warfare, so this looked to be a good intro. So far, it's very good.
Napoleon's Vietnam. Bloody, vicious grind for six years, that led the Corsican to call it the "Spanish Ulcer," as it cause a steady erosion of his resources and prestige.
A conflict I'm fascinated by and have never found a book that adequately untangles its complexities for me. At times both a war over real religious beliefs and over which power would hold sway over Germany. A terrible war with consequences that effected Europe for centuries.