Posts tagged: the mussorgsky riddle

The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Winter Good Reads Part 2: Urban/Modern Fantasy Titles

Posted on 2015-01-29 at 6:0 by angelablackwell


Review of Paradigms Lost by Ryk E. Spoor (Baen, Nov 15, 2014)

This is an urban fantasy set in an alternate 1999-2001. This is a vastly expanded and revised volume which contains the contents of the story entitled “Digital Knight”. Jason Wood is an expert in information searches, image processing and enhancement, pattern matching and data forensics. Some of his contracts are with law enforcement.

A dead contact on his doorstep sends Jason and his girlfriend Sylvie into an adventure involving people who

Posted in The Exploding Spaceship | Tagged catherine asaro, darin kennedy, david b coe, ryk e spoor, spell blind, the mussorgsky riddle

The Hardest Part: Darin Kennedy on The Mussorgsky Riddle

Posted on 2015-01-22 at 19:0 by montsamu

Charlotte "doctor by day, novelist by night" Darin Kennedy's debut novel, The Mussorgsky Riddle, is squarely right up my alley. "The Great Gate of Kiev" (part of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition) is one of my favorite pieces of Russian symphony, and Kennedy turns the mythopoeity up to "11" combining music, paranormal mystery, and classical mythology in a heady, panpsychic mix. All set in Charlotte -- and the infinite mindscapes therein. Here, Kennedy writes about the hard part of discovering the first

Posted in The Hardest Part | Tagged curiosity quills press, darin kennedy, the mussorgsky riddle