Historical Novel Society

The White Forest
I almost thought this was going to be “just” a Gothic thriller, but it quickly became so much more—a dark, haunted and haunting parapsychological journey into a mysterious underworld of Victorian England. (more…)

Chicago Public Radio’s 848

Listen to Donna Seaman’s review of This New & Poisonous Air on Chicago Public Radio’s 848:

Publisher’s Weekly

This New & Poisonous Air

A sinuous, antiquated style proves marvelously effective in these dark Stared Review in Publisher’s Weekly for This New & Poisonous Airand imaginative tales by author McOmber. (more…)

Booklist Review

The White Forest
McOmber’s arresting short stories in This New & Poisonous Air (2011) juxtapose fantasy, artifice, and brute reality. In his clever and beguiling pastiche of a first novel, McOmber further explores (more…)