Author Archives: Melissa Voelker

Film Review: The Last House on The Left (1972)

The Last House on The Left (1972)

SYNOPSIS: In this cult horror favorite from twisted writer-director Wes Craven, a pair of repulsive, sadistic escaped convicts kidnap, rape, torture and murder two teenage girls — but the criminals have picked the wrong teens to victimize. One of the girls’ parents, not content with turning to the law, set out to exact an equally brutal revenge on the vicious murderers, who are hiding out in the family’s home. REVIEW: Sometimes the scariest horror movies … Continue reading

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Book Review: Icarus Rising – Author David N. Pauly

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ICARUS RISING Published by: Black Rose Writing publication date: 2011 February length: 520pgs price: $20.95 In Nostraterra, the wars between the allied races of Elves, Men and Dwarves have ended; the Dark Lord Magnar has been overthrown. The Great Peace is suddenly shattered when Alfrahil, Crown Prince of Eldora is nearly assassinated. The King suspects his younger son Daerahil’s lust for the throne has taken a dark and deadly turn, ignoring all evidence to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unspeakable – A New Breed of Terror – Edited by Theresa Dillon

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UNSPEAKABLE –  A NEW BREED OF TERROR Publisher: Blood Bound Books, January 2011 247pgs, $14.95 Until now, these were the creatures that only crawled through the darkest corners of your mind. The ones you refused to name for fear they’d become real. And now, thanks to this book, they are. Unspeakable is twenty four stories filled with things that should not be. They may dwell in mountains or under water. In deep forests or windblown … Continue reading

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Book Review: iDrakula – Author Bekka Black

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iDRAKULA Book Author: Bekka Black Publisher: SourceBooks Fire, 2010 150 pages, $9.99 The story of Dracula isn’t new. It isn’t even kind of new. There have been dozens of film, literary, graphic novel, and even musical adaptations and interpretations of the story. Dracula has been to the past, he has been brought forward into present day, he has been to space, he has been a tragic anti-hero, he has been a blood-sucking maniac, he has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Under the Bed – Author Josiah Miles Pitchforth

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Published by:  n/a – self published Publication Date: November 2010 Price: n/a It’s where you sleep. It’s where you dream. And beneath it all is a destination you will never forget! For Dan and Theresa, what starts out as a troubling encounter with the supernatural turns into a journey that will unlock the secrets of sex, love, and humanity . . . Dan and Theresa are a young couple trying to figure out where their … Continue reading

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Book Review: It Came From Del Rio – Author Stephen Graham Jones

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It Came From Del Rio, Part 1 of the Bunnyhead Chronicles Texas is a state built for stories. It is wide and flat and hard. You can stand in a pasture and see in any direction for miles and miles and you know that you are alone and anything can happen. Texas is a state that promises heat and dirt and thorns and people that can be just as hard and unforgiving as the soil … Continue reading

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