"I daresay Liam Holt has read his Nathaniel Hawthorne, his Shirley Jackson, and even his Stephen King (who was influenced by those other authors himself). Children-of-the-corn-type town -- set in modern times, but the inhabitants make the Amish look like TED Talks hipsters -- is ruled over by..." Darren
""Joey", along with his similarly depraved little friends, is caught in class drawing dirty pictures of bare-naked ladies. Dad and stepmom get a call from the principal. Joey is going to get a talking-to, and perhaps a bit more.
On the non-erotic side, the particular joy in this story..." Darren
"Short, sweet, sticky, and sexy divertimento by Tina Tirrell, about a young man, his stepmother, and a broken elevator. Ms. Tirrell, whether consciously or not, opens her story with an authorial "Argument" that reminds one (well, me, because I studied this stuff in college) of medieval morality..." Darren
"Proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that the depth, seriousness, and quality of "Fostered" was no fluke, Tina Tirrell blows us away with the second volume in the series, "Bonded". For 45 minutes I was unable to do anything but move my eyeballs left to right and fingertap the edge of the screen..." Darren
"This is the second Tina Tirrell story I've read - and thoroughly enjoyed. Once again her writing excels in pacing, plot-driving dialogue, atmosphere, setting, subtlety, and downright hotness. The story itself - focusing exclusively on a couple camping out in the mountains - is both charming..." Joey