Home | Andrew Hawnt (page 3)

Andrew Hawnt

As well as Horrornews.net, Andrew writes for the UK's POWERPLAY ROCK AND METAL MAGAZINE, SCREAM Magazine, FEMFORCE (AC COMICS) and has contributed to DOCTOR WHO ADVENTURES. He is the author of books such as VHS ATE MY BRAIN, BAGGED AND BOARDED and other titles. Andrew lives in Nottingham, UK. You can find him on Twitter as @andrewhawnt

Magazine Review: Dark Side Magazine – Issue 150

Dark Side 150

THE DARK SIDE – ISSUE 150 Editor: Allan Bryce Ghoulish Publishing The series of ‘Special’ issues that The Dark Side is currently going through, with each issue largely dedicated to one major subject, is paying dividends for both the reader and the magazine itself. This latest issue is an AMICUS special, and is every bit as in-depth as the previous ...

Read More »

Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 149

DarkSide149

THE DARK SIDE – Issue 149 Ghoulish Publishing Editor: Allan Bryce Behind yet another beautifully evocative painted cover lies issue 149 of the UK’s longest running horror movie magazine, and it is going from strength to strength. This latest issue is an Indie Horror Special, and as ever features a wealth of material for fans of both the classic and ...

Read More »

Book Review: Dead Tropics – Author Sue Edge

Dead+Tropics+front+cover

DEAD TROPICS By Sue Edge Permuted Press Finding originality in the zombie fiction genre is becoming quite a difficult task, but Permuted Press continue to find authors who are able to take a very hackneyed concept (the dead returning to life to feast on/massacre/infect the living) and create some very compelling stories.One such story is DEAD TROPICS by Sue Edge, ...

Read More »

Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 148

DarkSidemag-148

The Dark Side Magazine issue 148 Editor: Allan Bryce Ghoulish Publishing Just when it seemed this iteration of The Dark Side couldn’t get any better, here is issue 148, and it’s an absolute feast for classic horror fans. Billed as a Hammer Horror Special, almost the entire issue os taken up by some truly sterling material on the legendary studio ...

Read More »

Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 147

DarkSide147

The Dark Side Magazine – issue 147 Editor: Allan Bryce Ghoulish Publishing It’s always a pleasure to see The Dark Side’s gaudy painted covers on the shelves, and it’s an even greater pleasure to discover the magazine is continuing to go from strength to strength in terms of content. This latest issue features another slew of features on mainly classic ...

Read More »

Chloë Grace Moretz – The New Carrie?

let_me_in

It’s been reported by Fangoria and elsewhere that Chloë Grace Moretz is to take on the role of the telekinetic title character in a new screen version of Stephen King’s breakthrough novel, “Carrie”. So the poorly received sequel and the even more poorly received TV version didn’t tell them anything? And while Chloë is cool, she’s nothing like the Carrie ...

Read More »

Book Review: Beyond the Barriers – Author Timothy Long

beyond-the-barriers

BEYOND THE BARRIERS Author: Timothy Long Permuted Press And the zombie fiction juggernaut thunders on with another addition to the genre. This time it’s by Timothy Long, and has the potential to be a better book than many of your run-of-the-mill zombie yarns. Once again we’re stuck with the damn first person narrative though, which is getting more annoying as ...

Read More »

Book Review: The Undead Situation – Author Eloise J. Knapp

knapp-the-undead-situation

The Undead Situation Eloise J. Knapp Permuted Press I don’t know about you, but I’m really getting tired of genre novels written in the first person. Genre novels, for the most part, work best when the story unfolds via an unaffected third person narrative. The first person narrative is great for getting a sense of character across, but not so ...

Read More »

Book Review: Roads Less Traveled – The Plan – Author C. Dulaney

theplan_frontcover

Roads Less Traveled: The Plan By C. Dulaney Permuted Press Apocalyptic zombie fiction from a very promising author? Yes please. Roads Less Traveled: The Plan may be yet another genre novel told in the first person (this is really bugging me of late), but it’s one that has a superb balance of plot, character, fun and carnage. Getting underway the ...

Read More »