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Karsten and Babette are back!

The Dowager’s Largesse was my contribution to last year’s ImmerseOrDie¬†anthology, and the response to it¬†has been phenomenal. It seems a lot of people really enjoyed the curmudgeonly old bounty hunter…

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Colossus, by Jette Harris (6:26)

Today we see that one disruption of immersion can be the cause of more disruptions later.

The Space Between, by Scott J. Robinson (33:30)

Today we see that major story motives have to be convincing or readers won’t buy into the crisis that drives the plot.

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White Rabbit Society, by Brendan Detzner (3:59)

Today we see an intriguing story set in a magical house derailed by distracting and unintended patterns in the prose.

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A Man With One Of Those Faces, by Caimh McDonnell (40:00)

Today we get a thoroughly enjoyable start, and the first pure mystery novel to survive the treadmill.