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Book Review: The Pines – Author Robert Dunbar

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THE PINES Author Robert Dunbar Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2008 Format: Black /White – 333 pages Price: $7.99 STAY OUT OF THE PINES! There are many legends that are told around certain parts of the world, some of these legends are unbelievable. When we hear about the Pine Barrens in New Jersey, a thought comes to our mind. Well a couple of thoughts, the first thought is, that it’s out in the middle … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crystal Bay – Author Brandon Ford

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CRYSTAL BAY Author Brandon Ford Published by Arctic Wolf Publishing Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black /White – 308 pages Price: $13.95 What one would do for immortality? Gage is an aspiring novelist, he’s stuck in a dead end job grading senior English papers and is married to someone he loves more than anything. As the summer finally arrived, Gage had made plans to go out to his childhood small town called Crystal Bay where he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Sea – Author Briane Keene

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DEAD SEA Author Briane Keene Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2004 Format: Black /White – 337 pages Price: $7.99 Unlike the previous two zombie books Author Brian Keene, Dead Sea is written a little bit differently than The Rising and City of the Dead. The terror is still there; this book focuses on a different character named Lamar Reed. The pacing in this novel is good, it’s told from his point of view. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deathmask – Author Graham Masterton

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DEATHMASK Author Graham Masterton Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W- 323 pages Price: $7.99 I’ve never read any of Graham Masterton’s books before. When I picked up Death Mask at Barnes and Noble, I was definitely in for a treat. The story was very well written and the idea of it was something fresh, something that we have never read before. The story itself centers on a very talented artist who has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Succulent Prey – Author Wrath James White

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SUCCULENT PREY by Wrath James White Published by Leisure Fiction Publication Date: 2008 Format: Black /White – 307 pages Price: $7.99 Something to sink your teeth into… Ever wondered what it would feel like to feast on an actual human being? Have you ever felt this strong urge to go out and abduct someone because you’ve felt this hunger that was unlike anything you have ever experienced before? Well that’s what the character Joe Miles … Continue reading

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Book Review: Castaways – Author Brian Keene

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CASTAWAYS Written by Brian Keene Published by Leisure Fiction Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 285 pages Price: $7.99 CASTAWAYS-a reality show of pure terror Once again, Brian Keene has made a name for himself. There’s a reason why he’s a master of the horror genre. His latest novel Castaways is that reason. After just finished reading his latest horror novel, it is evident that Brian was inspired by the late Richard Laymon. He … Continue reading

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Book Review: Afraid – Author Jack Kilborn

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AFRAID Written by Jack Kilborn Published by Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 384 pages Price: $6.99 If you’re looking for a good summer read and are in the mood for in your face horror, then look no further than Afraid a terrifying novel written by Jack Kilborn. I read the book and was very much impressed with the writing style, the author wastes no time in delivering his share of sheer … Continue reading

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Book Review: City of The Dead – Author Briane Keene

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CITY OF THE DEAD Written by Briane Keene Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2005 Format: Black /White – 357 pages Price: $7.99 There are rarely any horror novel sequels that live up to the original masterpiece written by a man who knows the genre he’s writing about. The sequel I’m referring to is, City of the Dead, a follow-up to the original hit horror novel, The Rising. What is there to say about the … Continue reading

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