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Comic Review: Vampire Guardian Angels Resurrection: Afterlife Issue 4

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Here is a comic review of Lia Scott Price’s latest, highly anticipated comic book issue yet of her Vampire Guardian Angels series. One that is the most talked about out there online where the creator has gathered up a strong fan base out in the United Kingdom. The issue is drawn by the same talented artists who know how to keep the blood flowing in these pages. We are reintroduced to certain characters that some … Continue reading

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Book Review: December Park – Author Ronald Malfi

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Ronald Malfi’s December Park is one of those books you can’t put down. It is filled with more chilling moments than anything that has come as of late. The book is well written and the characters of Angie and his friends are full of life. Ronald’s work delivers one of those blows to the horror industry. Though, December Park is a thriller, it is considered to be one of the best I have read. There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Storm Demon (The Jake Helman Files #5) – Author Gregory Lamberson

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With the release of the fifth book in The Jake Helman Files, Storm Demon proves to be Gregory Lamberson’s next bestseller. The novel focuses on a new adventure that private eye, Jake Helman finds himself going on so that he can find a close friend of his who has gone missing. Like Gregory’s previous novels, Storm Demon focuses on the supernatural where Jake Helman is up against his most formidable foe. The relationships Jake has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cradle Lake – Author Ronald Malfi

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Cradle Lake, a novel by Ronald Malfi is a haunting and terrifying novel of madness and despair. The characters come to life in ways that readers will never forget. Readers will relate to the situations that happen within the pages of Cradle Lake. Ronald’s ability to create horrific situations is what makes the novel stand out from the rest of the fiction books that are out there. The setting of the story is real, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Killing Kind – Author Bryan Smith

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Bryan Smith has brought us some good horror literature in the past, House of Blood, Queen of Blood, The Freakshow and many others. The Killing Kind is one of those novels that could not be put down. The book itself was fast paced and thrilling, the characters themselves were rich, full of life and often times, one would find themselves caring for them and the situations they were in. To say The Killing Kind is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Aliens: Steel Egg – Author John Shirley

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I have read some movie-tie-in novels and adaptations of such movies they are based on. When I found out about a series of Aliens novels published by Dark-Horse, my first reaction was: Finally! They are publishing more Aliens stories. There is one writer whom I’m familiar with who specializes in horror fiction, John Shirley, I discovered that he wrote an Aliens story, I had to think…wait, is he that guy who wrote Demons? I was … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Vampire Guardian Angels (Dominion) – Issue 3

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Lia Scott Price’s Vampire Guardian Angels comes to us again, this time issue number three also known as Dominion is now available. The creativity and originality of this series is what catches the reader’s attention. The way Lia is able to make vampires scary again, is enough to make us interested. In a time where vampires have been known to be cute and cuddly, Lia comes back and gives us a new reason to fear … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vampire Guardian Angels: Revenant Issue 2

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The second issue of Vampire Guardian Angels is out and it couldn’t have gotten bloodier. The second issue starts of with a young man named Janos who is having dreams, visions and hearing prayers. He’s also the prodigy of a Vampire Countess and a rogue Angel named Gregory, who have plans for Janos to do nightmarish things. The second issue is based on the novel Lia had written and self published. The issue itself is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rising – Author Briane Keene

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THE RISING Author Briane Keene Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2004 Format: Black /White – 336 pages Price: $7.99 The Rising is by far the most original and controversial horror novel I’ve ever had the privilege of reading. I’ll get to you on the controversial part in a few moments after I explain why this book is really good. Zombie novels are one of those books where horror fans and readers alike, like to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jake Helman Files: Tortured Spirits – Author Greg Lamberson

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I have to be honest about this review, I’ve had a hard time getting through it because it seems that no matter how many times I go back to the pages I’ve read, Jake always manages to get himself into more and more trouble and this time he’s brought a friend…so here we go, a full review on Gregory Lamberson’s latest Jake Helman novel about everyone’s favorite private investigator who, has a nasty habit of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cut Corners – Author Ramsey Campbell, Bentley Little, Ray Garton

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A new publisher has been introduced. One that specializes in what we all secretly love and dread: HORROR! The name of this publisher you may ask? They’re called Sinister Grin Press. A well suited name for a publishing house that delivers the good in horror fiction. I have finished reading an anthology which consists of three stories. They were written by well known writers whose work we come to love and cherish. You may recognize … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Guardian – Issue 1

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Lia Scott Price’s Vampire Guardian Angels The Guardian Issue 1 In the beginning there was God and His Angels, Angels are supposed to protect us, not this one. Well, here it is, at last the beginning of the end for all that is holy. Our world is no longer safe, not with a particular Guardian Angel who’s tired of the whining and complaining. Lia Scott Price has written a trilogy, The Guardian, Revenant and Dominion, … Continue reading

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Interview: Jarrod Dodson (Terrorklowns)

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JR: Hey Jarrod, thanks for taking the time to have this interview, I have to say I’ve been impressed with the hard work you’ve put into making TERRORKLOWNS a reality. It’s not often there are killer clown comics out there, I think everyone in America hates clowns these days and I have to say, your clowns aren’t very happy in the stories you’ve self published already. So, what inspired you to do a series like … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Frenzy War – Author Gregory Lamberson

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Who doesn’t love werewolves and secret societies dedicated to hunting them down, mixed with a dose of intense action, horror and enjoyable characters? The Frenzy War has all of that combined, it is the second book in the Frenzy Series, written by Gregory Lamberson, author of such horror novels like Johnny Gruesome, Personal Demons, Desperate Souls, The Frenzy Way, Cosmic Forces and his upcoming latest novel Tortured Spirits. The horror writer has made a name … Continue reading

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Interview: Lia Scott Price

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JR: First off, I have to say that I am honored to be interviewing you. I’ve read your work: The Guardian, Revenant and Dominion and to be brutally honest I thought your stories were really amazing, terrifying, disturbing, grotesque and awesome. So now that I’ve gotten that out of the way, onto the interview. I just wanted to say thank you too, John, for reading my work and for all your support and it is … Continue reading

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Comic Review: TerrorKlowns – Issue 2

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TERRORKLOWNS Issue 2 Come one, come all. Welcome to your worse nightmare. A while back I did a review for a fellow comic book writer who loves all things horror. He wrote a series that was a long time coming. First he had a vision, this vision featured every kid’s worse nightmare: Clowns. Those painted faced bastards that love making our lives a living hell with their smiling faces and their bright red noses. Their … Continue reading

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