Books by F.E. Higgins

THE LUNATIC'S CURSE by F.E. Higgins
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Readers with strong stomachs and a taste for melodramatic narratives bedizened with words like "tenebrous" and "mephitic" will devour this yarn with relish. So to speak. (Gothic fantasy. 11-13)"
More luridly gothic deeds and schemes, set near the locales of the author's Eyeball Collector (2009), Bone Magician (2008) and Black Book of Secrets (2007). Read full book review >
THE EYEBALL COLLECTOR by F.E. Higgins
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

In what the author dubs a "polyquel" that partially bridges her Black Book of Secrets (2007) and its prequel Bone Magician (2008), Higgins sends a suddenly penniless young orphan from the filthy streets of Urbs Umida's South Side to an extravagantly rococo estate house in search of vengeance for his family's ruin. Read full book review >

THE BONE MAGICIAN by F.E. Higgins
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

Loosely linked by references and cameos to The Black Book of Secrets (2007), this "paraquel" spins its wheels through the muck-encrusted streets of Urbs Umida, dropping both corpses and more Dickensian-style characters into the mix. Read full book review >

THE BLACK BOOK OF SECRETS by F.E. Higgins
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

Higgins's Dickensian debut features an opening scene that is both literally and figuratively gripping, plus an intriguing premise—but only about a short story's worth of plot, and that's riddled with gaps of logic. Read full book review >