Michelle Knight

The World Of … : The Inspector Redmane Mysteries – Building the Greatest City in Aardsland! a.k.a. Fantasy World Building

We’re mostly back on track today with another The World Of … article, this time talking about my soon-to-be-available first book in The Inspector Redmane MysteriesThe Songstress Murders!  Initially intended to talk about world-building in genre fiction, my crushing fatigue leads me to ramble about themes, the origins of the story, and all sorts of things, but it does get to that pesky world-building thing quite a bit.  Enjoy!

Starving Review: Check Mate by Michelle Knight

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Check Mate by Michelle Knight (Amazon, Fiction4All)

Happy coincidence has brought a recently-released dish onto this reviewer’s plate today.  The chef, Michelle Knight (interviewed here), was already in my review queue for some time now with an older recipe but, as her newest book came up for sale, I decided to take up this newest dish instead.  So is this near-future military sci-fi with a side of wit and comedy make for a fabulous meal or some bland tinned biscuits?

Before we cut open the MRE package, let us recite the Starving Review creed:

  1. I attempt to rate every book from the perspective of a fan of the genre
  2. I attempt to make every review as spoiler-free as possible.


Starving Interview: Michelle Knight, Author of Check Mate

Welcome to the first installment of Starving Interviews, where our humble Starving Reviewer presents his series of piercing, illuminating questions to the various literary chefs braving the Reviewer’s discerning palate.  So, without further ado, let’s open up the floor for Michelle Knight, author of today’s subject, Check Mate!