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People Are Strange

“People are Strange” is the fifth in the series, “Mind’s Eye”, and follows the same excellent format as the others: a selection of short stories and poems inspired by …

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People Are Strange

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31864369“People are Strange” is the fifth in the series, “Mind’s Eye”, and follows the same excellent format as the others: a selection of short stories and poems inspired by some amazing photographs. In this volume, the theme is “strangeness”, which has allowed the authors and poets a chance to follow their imaginations into some weird and amazing places.
I have to say, that in all honesty, I enjoyed all of the pieces in this book. Some of the stories are spooky, some are fantasy; others are science fiction, while one or two are chilling. As well as some of my favourite authors and poets, this collection introduced me to the work of Thomma Lyn Grindstaff and the fiction of Maria Haskins.
Yet again, I can recommend this well-written, engrossing collection to all who enjoy short stories and poetry of high quality. The Mind’s Eye series is well worth a…

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Book review – THE SPIDER, by Maria Savva

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I’ve read many stories and books by Maria Savva, and I love her writing style. I especially love the way she writes stories that peer into the human psyche, and the dynamics of human relationships, very perceptively yet without judging anyone, allowing all the human shades of gray to show through. The Spider is her best work yet, blending the real and tangible world of troubled marriages, infidelity, disappointment with your place in the world, family trouble… all those regular things we might worry about… with a chilling and terrifically creepy paranormal story-line.

The lives of the characters in the story are nicely interwoven with the strange and frightening things that begin to happen after a run-in with a crazed serial killer in a very odd (and frightening!) house. There’s plenty of suspense and nightmarish things going on (I won’t go into detail here, so as not to spoil it!), while the…

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Book review – THE SPIDER, by Maria Savva

I’ve read many stories and books by Maria Savva, and I love her writing style. I especially love the way she writes stories that peer into the human psyche, and the dynamics of human relatio…

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New short stories in ‘People Are Strange’

The new anthology ‘People Are Strange’ (book 5 in the Mind’s Eye Series) has now been released into the wild! You can pick it up from Amazon. Each story and poem in this eclectic …

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