Author Archives: Dave Gammon

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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Film Review: Decay (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Four biochemistry employees are assigned the overnight shift to keep an eye on a facility two hundred feet underground. Something goes terribly awry as the system goes on lockdown and something sinister lurks around every darkened corner. REVIEW: Directed By: Luke Thompson, Michael Mazur Starring: Zoe Hatherell, Tom Procter, Stewart Martin-Haugh This export from the UK has tremendous promise with an original premise, original in design. It’s staggering to see what can be presented … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Vision – Author Dean R. Koontz

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THE VISION 1977 By: Dean R. Koontz G.P. Putnam’s Publishing Mary Bergen is a psychic with a talent for seeing macabre episodes of murder before they transpire. A serial killer is on the loose in Southern California. While Mary grapples with her own tortured past of abuse twenty four years ago and the constant conflict between her husband Max and brother Alan she races against time before the killer can strike again on Christmas Eve. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Hunger IV: Evolution – Author Eric A. Shelman

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DEAD HUNGER IV: EVOLUTION By: Eric A. Shelman As the survivors of the zombie outbreak strive to restore normalcy, civilization and sense of society in the town of Concord, New Hampshire a new threat of epic proportion has presented itself. The female gender seems to be surpassing all grasp of others comprehension in their ability to adapt, co-exist and even hunt the living. Will the band of Flex, Gem, Hemp, Charlie, Dave, Serena and their … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Millennium Bug (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: With the famed 2000 Y2K bug in loom, the Haskin family retreats to a ghost town, in the mountains of Sierra Diablos. While camping they’re abducted by a deranged Hillbilly family, The Crawford’s. Neither family can possibly fathom the unearthly presence about to interrupt their unholy redneck wedding. Will The Haskins have what it takes to survive against all odds, will the Crawford’s overcome all adversity and have their unholy union or will each … Continue reading

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Film Review: House III (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Detective Lucas McCarthy is plagued with a troublesome past. Relieved of active duty pending a psychological evaluation Lucas suffers from insomnia, hellacious nightmares and a gradual loosening grip on reality. After apprehending mass murderer Max Jenke in an epic showdown the dedicated officer was unable to save his final victim, a young girl beheaded before him. Seeking justice, relief and redemption McCarthy attends Jenke’s execution. It takes an unholy volume of juice to fry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Citadel (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The unlikely duo of an agoraphobic single father and depraved priest team up to destroy a group of demonic children that rule with carnage and mayhem the streets a destitute European city. REVIEW: Directed By: Ciaran Foy Starring: Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Jake Wilson, Amy Shiels Citadel, a low budget import from the Ireland plays heavily on the dramatic side yet as is equally horrific and suspenseful in many ways. We follow the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ghostmaker (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After Kyle, a flunking college student finds a fifteenth century coffin with the ability to create the death experience; he attains a new lease on life. Will Kyle be inspired to get his life in order or will his obsession with the box consume his very existence? REVIEW: Directed By: Mauro Borrelli Starring: Aaron Dean Eisenberg, Liz Fenning, J. Walter Holland, Jared Grey “There is a price to pay when you cheat death.”  The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Priestess of The Eggstone – Author Jaleta Clegg

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PRIESTESS OF THE EGGSTONE By: Jaleta Clegg JournalStone Publishing Dace is an interplanetary pilot, captain of the newly acquired vessel, titled the Twinkle. Hiring Jerimon, a noteworthy cosmic aviator in his own right, the two plan to engage in aspirations of lucrative import/export space business. Before long they realize something is dreadfully amiss aboard the ship. A valuable religious artifact stolen from the Sessimoniss civilization, a legendary lizard, humanoid culture that is ruthless and hell … Continue reading

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Film Review: Acedia (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of priests have been commissioned by the Vatican to perform an exorcism on a girl seemingly possessed. The ritual unravels at the seams as the priests soon realize the village locals have been wishing upon an unholy box allegedly constructed from actual wood from Noah’s Ark. The wishes come at a hellacious cost as he who casts the wish must exchange their eternal soul. REVIEW: Directed By: Joseph Ciminera Starring: Matthew Burns, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rising Dead – Author Devan Sagliani

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THE RISING DEAD By: Devan Sagliani A virus has been unleashed unto the citizens and tourists of Las Vegas making one and all insatiable. Will their unholy hunger for flesh be quenched or will society succumb to The Rising Dead? The second novel from author Devan Sagliani promises all of the blood, guts and gore of its predecessor Rise of the Horde. Although they are not sequels or in any way linked to one another … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Cadaver Christmas (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After a bloodied and distraught janitor trudges through a local pub on Christmas Eve, the unlikely pact of the bartender, patron and policeman join forces with him to stop the reanimated army of Cadavers wandering the halls of a nearby university. REVIEW: “Never Leave A Mess Unclean” Directed By: Joel Zerull Starring: Daniel Rairdin-Hale, Hanlon Smith-Dorsey, Yosh Hayashi, Ben Hopkins, Jessica Denney, Edward O’Ryan Kudos must be given to director Zerull’s holiday themed vision. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Attack of the Herbals (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After a Nazi war experiment goes horribly out of control, several soldiers pack the remains of their formidable weapon into a wooden craft and dispose of the harmful substance into the ocean. Years later the crate washes ashore on the banks of the sleepy Scottish town of Lobster Cove. Bennett Campbell, a ruthless real estate mogul threatens to bulldoze the town for his own profit. Seemingly the only redemption is Jackson McGregor’s herbal tea … Continue reading

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Book Review: Swan Song – Robert R. McCammon

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SWAN SONG 1987 By: Robert R. McCammon Pocket Books The president of the United States makes a dire decision to engage in full blown nuclear warfare with the Soviets. With most of society obliterated the few survivors clamber to discover any grasp of hope. Sister Creep, a homeless lady from the streets of New York City discovers a majestic glass ring with glowing jewels and the ability to illuminate clairvoyance circumstances. Josh Hutchins a professional … Continue reading

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