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Michael Drakich

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A new and exciting author in speculative fiction, Michael brings a repertoire of science fiction, fantasy and thrillers to readers everywhere. Michael lives in the quaint neighbourhood of Olde Walkerville in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Father to three, the family home is an historic Albert Kahn design built in 1895. When not writing, you can find Michael walking down the majestic trees lined streets. Writing is a passion of his that has led to the books you see featured here. It is his hope you enjoy his works.

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The Brotherhood of Piaxia

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Demon Stones

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I Am

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Lest the Dew Rust Them

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Grave is the Day

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Despite the many hours I spend writing, critiquing and editing, I still make time to read the odd book or two every month. It’s my love of reading that brought me into this business of being a writer.


I recently completed reading The High Druids Of Shannara Trilogy, having managed to snag a copy at my local bookstore for the affordable price of $9.99 – a deal, in my opinion, for 1132 pages of ep...

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To begin, I am not really a fan of dystopian novels. The whole "world calamity thing ending technology" is a concept I have trouble visualizing. I just don't believe such a thing would occur, no matter what. Saying that, why am I giving this novel fi ...more
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Always a fan of military history, this compendium of events in the Middle East is much more than just a story about Lawrence of Arabia. Although those events that chronicle the actions of T. E. Lawrence are foremost, the travails of three other playe ...more
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I received this book in a LibraryThing Giveaway. Be advised, this book is part one of an ology, so one would need to read on depending how many books the author wants it to go.

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In this second installment of John Carter on Mars there is a clear transition from stand alone novel in the first one, A Princess Of Mars, to serial. The Gods Of Mars have every bit of that feel. With the main characters and world already established ...more
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The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein
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At what point am I supposed to believe that this has an actual comprehensible story line? This novel is such a hodge-podge that one must wonder whether it is a conglomeration of two (or three) different books Heinlein was trying to write at the time. ...more
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True crime is always a riveting read because, in the back of your head, you know it really happened. The events surrounding the killing of Franklin Bradshaw with his youngest daughter and her two sons being accused of the murder was a sensational eve ...more
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The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 13 by Arthur W. Saha
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After reading this collection I am left one of three possible conclusions. Either A) there weren't any top fantasy shorts in 1986 (unlikely), B) the editor has terrible taste when selecting what was to be in the collection (possible) or the publisher ...more
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