Author Archives: Dave Gammon

Book Review: Shifting Fears – Author Eric A. Shelman

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SHIFTING FEARS By: Eric A. Shelman Dolphin Moon Publishing 298 Pages Luke is a mild mannered auto mechanic with passions in life for the simple things. He loves his family, his girlfriend Terri, his business and his borderline obsession with restoring his 1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special. Working on it since childhood he pours blood, sweat and tears into his project proud of the fact it contains all if its original parts. While taking it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hooked: A True Fairie Tale – Author Michael Brent Collings

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HOOKED: A TRUE FAIRIE TALE By: Michael Brent Collings Eve is not your ordinary high school student. Imprisoned by alienation, isolation, self-contempt and loathing she struggles to fit in amongst a concrete jungle. On the verge of despair and giving up a new boy is in town, Rocky. Virtually sweeping her off her feet, Eve wonders if Rocky is the real deal or a figment of her imagination. As her world is turned upside down … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jacob (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: As a developmentally teen Jacob Kell grapples with coping in a broken home, his abusive, drunken step-father and obstacles in his personal affliction. Can his adoring younger sister Sissy be the only key to keeping the unearthly voices that beckon his devotion? REVIEW: Directed By: Larry Wade Carell Starring: Grace Powell, Dylan Horne, Krystn Caldwell, Larry Wade Carell Jacob is director Larry Wade Carrell’s gripping expose of blood, brutality, bludgeoning and mayhem. His elusive … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secrets of Albion Falls – Author Sass Cadeaux

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Sophia, a young girl suffers many of the plights an adolescent girl sustains. With an emotionally distant mother, a step-father that rules with an iron fist and step brothers that think she’s invisible half the time, her only saving grace is her brother Raymond. It seems the only way to abandon the strife of a broken home and for a kid to be a kid is in her chosen sanctuary of Albion Falls. Unbeknownst to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sightseers (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After Chris learns his girlfriend Tina leads a sheltered life, he vows to take her on a road trip across the UK country side in an RV. Their vacation soon takes a dramatic twist as they see a monumental side of one another they hadn’t expected. REVIEW: Directed By: Ben Wheatley Starring: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies Sightseers can be best described as a highly original dark comedy reminiscent of a Monty Python/Coronation … Continue reading

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Film Review: Community (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  young aspiring film student Isabelle sets off to interview several residents of an impoverished housing complex. One incident goes awry after another as she quickly realizes the inhabitants are addicted to a special kind of marijuana with sinister side effects. Will Isabelle be able to escape the relentless clutches of the depraved or will she become one with Community? REVIEW: Directed By: Jason Ford Starring: Jemma Dallender, Elliott Jordan, Paul McNeilly, Terry Bird There … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sorority Party Massacre (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Several applicants vie for the coveted title of sisterhood into a prestigious fraternity. On a remote island, Grizzly Bay the girls attend a rigorous weekend of interviews, competitions and initiation. En route to the island a police captain’s daughter has gone missing Detective Watt’s is assigned to watch over the estranged girl. One bizarre circumstance unfolds after another once arriving in the ill-fated Grizzly Falls. Will Detective Watts be able to unravel the insanity … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Reflections – Author Carol Weekes

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DEAD REFLECTIONS By: Carol Weekes Journalstone Publishing 256 Pages Journalstone Publishing continues to be your link to artistic talent, this time around showcasing the works of author Carol Weekes. Dead Reflections is a collection of diverse format and subject matter, yet each excerpt remains the same in ghoulishly delightfully dark tales of the unexplained. One novel, five short stories and two poems cap off this delectable ensemble. It’s refreshing to see an author illustrate a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Phoenix Girls: The Conjuring Glass – Author Brian Knight

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PHOENIX GIRLS: THE CONJURING GLASS Author: Brian Knight 203 Pages JournalStone Publishing Reviewed By Dave Gammon Newly orphaned Penny Sinclair is shipped off to move in with her new guardian Susan. Consumed with grief, uncertainty and sorrow Penny’s reluctance to pick up and start new in the small town of Dogwood is evident. After settling in, she soon meets a new friend in Zoe and the two embark upon a sisterhood of one adventure after … Continue reading

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Book Review: Limbus, Inc – Authors Various

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LIMBUS INC: Authors: Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Brett J. Talley, Joseph Nassise, Anne C. Petty, Jonathan Maberry When Matthew Sellers, a struggling bookstore owner receives an unusual visit from a rambling stranger, his world seems to come undone. Ichabod Templeton claims to have a message of life and death consequence. A book in his possession is allegedly meant to be passed along to Sellers with sole intent to publish and distribute. Within the books contents are … Continue reading

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Film Review: ThanksKilling 3 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: An evil Turkey referred to simply as Turkie slices and dices through an infomercial host, a rapping grandmother, a civil war enthusiast and a bi-sexual space worm along with his alien companion while on quest to retrieve every copy of the ill- fated ThanksKilling 2 on DVD.. REVIEW: Directed By: Jordan Downey Starring: Daniel Usaj, Joe Hartzler, Kevin Stewart, Jordan Downey I actually saw this film several weeks ago and have been rendered speechless … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forever Man – Author Brian W. Matthews

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FOREVER MAN By: Brian W. Matthews JournalStone Publishing The quaint town of Kinsey, Michigan has been overthrown to chaos as a young boy is found mutilated in the local woods after a high school dance. His date remains missing. After Police Chief Izzy Morris has been dispatched to the scene she realizes the very real terror no parent should have to face. The missing girl is her very own seventeen year old daughter Natalie. While … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Haunting of Helena (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After single mother Sophia moves with her daughter Helena into a new apartment and fresh lease on life strange things begin to arise. Behavioural changes, turmoil at school and a fixation on the tooth fairy is only the beginning. Something more sinister and inconceivable lurks in the shadows at night. Will the girls rise above adversity and cope with life’s changes or will they succumb to the unholy clutches of a Fairy Tale? REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Burning Time – Author JG Faherty

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THE BURNING TIME By: JG FAHERTY Journalstone Publishing I’ve had the honor and privilege of reading two of author JG Faherty’s previous works in The Ghosts of Coronado Bay and The Cemetery Club. I must confess I’ve every bit of a fan as I am of Stephen King, Dean Koontz or Clive Barker. Despite Journalstone’s mandate to focus upon relative unknown, independent authors and showcasing their talents much of their product is as polished as … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The unlikely team of a black smith and an avenging blade master seek redemption from those who had drawn first blood. They unify with a gentleman, British soldier. Together they vie to find the Governor’s gold that has been captured in the corrupt underground society of Jungle Village REVIEW: Directed By: RZA Starring: RZA, Russell Crowe, Rick Yune, Lucy Liu, Byron Mann Seven clans, a fortune in gold, let the battle begin. The title … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crawlspace (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A team of Special Forces military personnel has been dispatched to clean up the mess at Pine Gap, a top secret underground experiment facility. With their cut and dry mission to execute any test subjects on site, their orders suddenly become compromised as a woman is discovered that strikes an uncanny resemblance to the Commander’s murdered wife. Will they continue to seek and destroy or is the woman’s presence a key to solving to … Continue reading

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