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by Terrance Mc Arthur

Take Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, and Harry Houdini, put them in petticoats, and make them too young to drink (in our day), roll them into one, and you’d have Kyame Piddington in The Revelations of the Impossible Piddingtons: Adventures in Second Sight by Barry H. Wiley.


by Terrance McArthur

Bermuda is an island paradise, but a seventeenth-century shipwreck there was the inspiration for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Quotes from the Bard’s play are sprinkled through Barry Wiley’s Beyond the Tempest: a sorcerous tale of Bermuda, but his book tells of a different kind of storm – a storm in the mind.



by Barry H. Wiley

“You’re John Randall Brown, the mentalist, aren’t you?”
Surprised, I looked up from being lost in a Jorge Luis Borges short story. My career has not yet included much television or cable work–not from any lack of effort however–so that recognition by a stranger was still a novel experience. I nodded. It had been about an hour of relaxing quiet since take-off from Seattle



by Barry H. Wiley

Like every professional mind reader, I strive for projecting belief, legitimacy, into my audiences. So I polish my ‘powers’ in several ways to keep the juices flowing. There has been an average of 3.64 elevators in the hotels and inns in which I have stayed over the last twelve months. Each time I use an elevator I exercise my offbeat talents by putting them to a test that can be immediately verified and recorded. It also ensures that my own belief mechanism is kept on a constant low simmer.


Fall 2013 in Mystery TV

IN THE September 7 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
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by Jesus Ibarra

Beginning its ninth (possibly its final) season, Booth and Brennan are stronger than ever. Finally, getting together and making a baby in the last two seasons was the creative jolt this show needed to keep long time fans happy. Not only that, but also this season is the season where marriage finally happens unless producers are teasing us in a cruel way.

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