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Rock Island Author To Sign New Collection With Frankenstein Sequel

November 20th, 2020

Rock Island author Michael McCarty will hold a Covid-safe book signing (masks required) this Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Igor’s Bistro, 3055 38th St., Rock Island. The 50-ish author’s latest is “Frankenstein’s Mistress: Tales of Love & Monsters,” published by Grinning Skull Press ($15 paperback). This collection of horror and science fiction stories includes a sequel to Mary Shelley’s classic “Frankenstein” – with Victor Frankenstein, the monster, and a blind fortune teller named Rose Blackthorn. In other tales, even the apocalypse won’t stop Leonard Cartwright from... Read More

Get Spooked With Ghost Tales

September 26th, 2019

Halloween is creeping up and will be here before you know it. So why not start getting into the spirit now? Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation will be celebrating all that is spooky, with “Ghost Tales” this Saturday Sep 28 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., with scary stories told by local storytellers on the grounds of the Colonel Davenport House on Arsenal Island (Davenport Avenue Rock Island). Admission for this event is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and free for children 12 and younger and active military. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with guided tours through the Colonel Davenport House.... Read More