Author Archives: Declan Finn

About Declan Finn

Declan Finn is the author of Honor at Stake, an urban fantasy novel, nominated for Best Horror in the first annual Dragon Awards. He has also written The Pius Trilogy, an attempt to take Dan Brown to the woodshed in his own medium -- soon to be republished by Silver Empire Press. Finn has also written "Codename: Winterborn," an SF espionage thriller, and it's follow-up, "Codename: Winterborn." And "It was Only on Stun!" and "Set To Kill" are murder mysteries at a science fiction convention.

2019 Dragon Awards Discussion

The Dragon Awards are open for voting … and we’re getting close to the cut off date for the nominees. Let the discussion begin. And yes, I said discussion. I’d like people to come on, and tell me what you … Continue reading

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On the Authority of the Pope

I think I know what the problem is. Ever since Pope Francis was elected, all of us Catholics have suffered other people trying to tell us what we believe, largely based off of off-hand comments by Pope Francis in an … Continue reading

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Review: The Brave and The Bold

Finally, we get The Brave and the Bold: Book 3 of The Hidden Truth. You may remember that the previous two books in the series explored an alternate history where 9-11 killed President Al Gore, destroyed the White House, spared … Continue reading

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Review: Fade, by Daniel Humphreys

With the novel Making Peace, I noted that I found the successor to Terry Pratchett. Now, it seems I’ve tripped over the spiritual successor to Jim Butcher. Where the hell have all of these people been hiding? Yes, yes, I know … Continue reading

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Review: War Demons

The Devil went down to Georgia. He was looking for a soul to steal.And this time, he isn’t coming with a violin. Welcome to War Demons, by Russell Newquist.** When he came home, so did they… Driven by vengeance, Michael … Continue reading

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Castlia House Reviews Hell Spawn

Over at Castalia House, Jon Mollison reviewed Hell Spawn. Played entirely straight, the result is an urban fantasy for people who don’t like urban fantasy. Instead of the usual kitchen sink approach as seen in the “Iron Druid” series and … Continue reading

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Hell Spawn is alive! ALIVE!

So, Hell Spawn, the latest in Catholic horror, is live.   In paperback, hardcover, and yes, ebook. This has been one of the most interesting experiences of my writing career. In large part because this one started with a publisher … Continue reading

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