Author: Staff

The Really Big Ka-Boom

The Really Big Ka-Boom: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade thought he would be spending Christmas Eve alone—until a strange call from Paladin changes his plans. And just when he thinks the evening can’t get any stranger, a huge blast sends his world into chaos, along with that of Paladin and

What do you do with a girl wrapped in a sheet?

The teenage girl wrapped in a sheet calls herself Casper (as in the Friendly Ghost), but Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade doesn’t find her friendly. And she’s definitely not a ghost. However, Paladin demands that Spade babysit Casper, and Spade never says no to Paladin. Even when it comes to babysitting on Halloween

What’s in the box?

The police often show up at science fiction conventions, but not because Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade calls them. Although he has — this time. Paladin found a box with a note, a box she believes contains a bomb. Spade and Paladin have to find the bomber and save the convention, and

Deadly Secrets

Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade faces an impossible mission:  he must save Celebcon Five from itself. The convention that’s trying to out comic-con Comic Con has decided to make mega-star Dmitri Karnikov its guest of honor. Spade doesn’t want the celebrity anywhere near a science fiction convention. When a star of Karnikov’s

She’s not a rumor

Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade gets a strange request when a tiny woman with pointed ears asks him to help her with a case at FleshCon, a California science fiction convention. The tiny woman turns out to be the infamous Paladin — someone Spade thought was only a rumor. Paladin needs help

Stomping Mad

When a dead body turns up at the first ever Dinocon, Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective Spade knows just who might be behind it all:  Lucinda Danielle Stanhope who calls herself the “Martha Stewart of Science Fiction.” Now Spade just has to prove it. “Stomping Mad” marks the first appearance of Spade, who