Further adventures of the wisecracking canine, who first appeared way back in 1988.
Albert E. Cowdrey. Inside Story. Retired Detective Sergeant Alphonse Fournet finds the lure of work, post-Katrina, too much to resist, when he finds out that people are continuing to mysteriously disappear. He is rapidly confronted with those of an alien persuasion who have been doing the abducting-humans thing, and as a representative of Bush the… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 2008
Matthew Hughes. Bye the Rules. Another of Guth Bandar’s regular appearances in F&SF. M.Rickert. The Christmas Witch. Rickert has provided some classy stories in F&SF in recent years, and this is no exception. This is a contemporary story of a young girl, Rachel, whose mother has died, and whose childish interest in the bones of… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 2006
An issue which gets stronger the further you get in (unless you’re a fan of the Kedrigern stories). For me Utley and McCalliser where the pick of the bunch, with Cowdrey, Reed and Shultz entertaining.
A so-so issue, some way below their best, and bit below the average high quality.
Another excellent issue.