Showing posts with label Mike Arsuaga. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mike Arsuaga. Show all posts

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Subspecies - Mike Arsuaga, Author


PAPA's Beef Stew
( A Recipe from Mike Arsuaga for those cold nights)

2 tsp. of finely chopped thyme leaves
3 large onions
3 stalks of celery
8 oz. baby portabella mushrooms
1 lb. red potatoes
1 lb. beef cut for stew
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup sherry
2 cups pre-sliced carrots
1/3 cup flour
1 32 oz. box of beef stock
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

Remove stems. Chop thyme leaves.Slice onions and celery thinly. Cut
mushrooms into quarters. Cut potatoes into bite sized pieces.

1. Preheat stock pot on med-high 2 to 3 min. Separately, season beef with salt and pepper. Brown beef.
2. Stir in onions. Cook 10 to 12 min or until onion is soft. Stir in
sherry. Cook until most of liquid evaporates, about four minutes.
3. Add celery, mushrooms, potatoes, carrots plus beef and onions to heated stock. Stir in flour for thickener.

Bring to a boil.
4. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cook 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Serve.

Subspecies - Guest Review by Matthew Morrison 

In Subspecies, Mike Arsuaga suspends the readers disbelief in horrific mythical
creatures by creating realistic settings, emotive characters (creatures,
really), and a very compelling plot.  The reader is initially lured into what
appears to be a fast paced Action/Adventure/Mystery.  Only too late does the
reader discover that this is actually a classic love story of Vampire meets
Lycan.  Mike Arsuaga explores, in detail, the frequent and varied expressions of
the couple's monster love.  Even after spilling the blood of innocents, he stuns
the reader with a style that eventually evokes sympathy for the plight of these
poor predators. 

Author of "Subspecies, Inc." Best Erotic Book for 2011 on
            the Preditors & Editors Reader's Poll. The sequel
            "Children of Subspecies" won Best Cover. Both are
            continuations of award winning  "Subspecies" about the deep
            love between two special beings as they shepherd lycans and
            vampires (The Subspecies) to their destiny within Creation.
            Coming soon, episodes four and five, "The Tenth Legion" in
            February and "Lagrange Point" in May.

Check out the full synopsis and excerpts of all stories at

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