First We Practice To Deceive

First We Practice To Deceive

Episode 304: Are we caught in a time loop? No, it is just Dr Sage and her relentless quest for answers that make sense. Will she find them, or will she find herself stuck walking a long road with little hope at the end?

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Interview with Mark Leslie

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Mark Leslie lives in Hamilton, Ontario and has been writing since he first discovered his mother’s Underwood typewriter in the spare bedroom closet of the family home at the age of thirteen.

His first published short story “The Progressive Sidetrack” (1992) was a Young Adult humor story, and his first published horror story “Phantom Mitch” (1993) received Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow’s The Year’s Best Fantasy &Horror.

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Interview with Matt Mayr

Matt Mayr grew up in a small mining community north of Lake Superior, where he learned to hunt and fish from a very young age. He holds an Honours English Degree from York University, and attended the Humber School for Writers mentorship program twice. He has traveled extensively in India, Nepal, and South America, trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp, and paddling deep into the Amazon Basin. He lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter, where he is working on his next novel.
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Bad City by Matt Mayr

Bad City by Matt Mary

The aftermath of the collapse of civilization has an honoured place in science and speculative fiction.

Born into a brutal post-apocalyptic landscape, violence, death and isolation is all Anton Vargas has ever known. Returning to North Town, he seeks revenge for the murder of his brother, and act that he hopes will provide some sort of redemption, and extinguish the long-burning hatred he’s carried for so long.

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Tomorrow by Merilyn Ruth Liddell

Tomorrow by Merilyn Ruth Liddell

A misguided experiment. A devastated world. A chance for rebirth.

In a world decimated by a killer virus, an isolated mountain community is left more dysfunctional than dystopian.

Small town. Big secrets.

It’s a place where the lives of three strangers unexpectedly intertwine…

…Martha, a reclusive doctor seeking a solution to the mystery of the pandemic,

…Jake, a cab driver seeking his birth mother,

…Sophie, a young, desperate pregnant woman seeking safe haven from abuse.

Brought together by violence, these unlikely friends forge an alliance that may help reshape the world.

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The Heartless Mansion

Ep303: The Heartless Mansion

Episode 303: Things go bump in the night as our trio of adventures inhabit the bodies of paranormal researchers in a deserted mansion on a dark and stormy night.

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