Home | Peter Schwotzer

Peter Schwotzer

Book Review: Hunting The Moon Tribe – Author David Agranoff

MoonTribe_sm

HUNTING THE MOON TRIBE by David Agranoff For a thousand generations, the Dragon Slayers Society has hunted the most vile monsters across China. Thirty years ago Yuen Wong sacrificed his wife Elsa to save his new born son, Chen. They escaped China to America, and Yuen continued his search for the warrior foretold to confront the master vampire, Huwan-Tun. Erich ...

Read More »

Book Review: Apartment Seven – Author Greg F. Gifune

Apartment_Seven_sm

Apartment Seven  (Kindle Edition) by Greg F. Gifune (DarkFuse) It’s Christmastime in the city, but all is not merry. Something is happening in Apartment Seven. Something evil. Charlie Cerrone thought he had it all—a loving marriage, a good job, a nice home and financial security—until the night his wife betrayed him and his entire world came crashing down. Angry and ...

Read More »

Book Review: Blood Harvest – Author James A. Moore

blood-harvest-2

Blood Harvest by James A. Moore (Earthling Publications) Some projects take time. Five years ago, Jason Soulis experimented on the town of Black Stone Bay, creating an army of vampires for the sole purpose of seeing which ones would survive and if the creatures could evolve. Five years later, his experiments are bearing dark, bloody fruit. A new breed of ...

Read More »

Book Review: The Dreadful Doctor Faust – Author K.H. Koelher

Dreaded-Dr.-Faust-Cover-199x300

The Dreadful Doctor Faust by K.H. Koehler “Three victims disappear off the streets of New York, never to be seen again: a high school janitor, a top New York model, and a barkeep. Three people who have seemingly no connection to each other. Yet all three are connected to Louise, a teenage runaway who has recently gone missing. Louise came ...

Read More »

John Everson’s NightWhere Released

nightwhere-180

NightWhere: leave your inhibitions (and your soul) at the door John Everson’s sixth novel (and first for the new Samhain Publishing imprint) has just been released in e-book form, and for those familiar with Everson’s past erotic horror work (released on the now-defunct Leisure Books imprint), get ready – this one trumps them all. One reader recently tweeted, “NightWhere: what ...

Read More »

Book Review: Sudden Death Overtime – Author Steve Vernon

SuddenDeathOvertime_sm

Sudden Death Overtime by Steve Vernon (Crossroad Press) What happens when an over-the-hill never-say-quit bush league hockey team from Northern Labrador go toe-to-tooth with a tour bus full of vampires immortal-stakes showdown of street hockey? For the answer – throw Paul Newman’s Slapshot into a blender with Steven Niles 30 Days of Night and hit frappe! Steve Vernon is the ...

Read More »

Book Review: Monsters of L.A. – Author Lisa Morton

monsters_sm

Monsters of L.A. by Lisa Morton (Bad Moon Books) In these pages you’ll find the dark stars you grew up watching: Frankenstein, Dracula, Mr. Hyde, the Phantom, the Hunchback…all the silent ones and the first to find their voices are here, and they’re even presented in roughly the order in which they first appeared on a silver screen. The Haunted ...

Read More »

Book Review: Where Darkness Dwells – Author Glen Krisch

WhereDarknessDwells

Where Darkness Dwells by Glen R. Krisch (Kindle Edition) During a hot summer night in 1934, tragedy strikes when two local boys search for the truth behind a local legend. They stumble upon the Underground, a network of uncharted caverns just below the surface of Coal Hollow. Time holds no sway in the Underground. People no longer age and their ...

Read More »

Book Review: The Providence Rider – Author Robert McCammon

providencerider_sm

The Providence Rider by Robert McCammon (Subterranean Press) The Providence Rider is the fourth standalone installment in the extraordinary series of historical thrillers featuring Matthew Corbett, professional problem solver. The narrative begins in the winter of 1703, with Matthew still haunted by his lethal encounter with notorious mass murderer Tyranthus Slaughter. When an unexplained series of explosions rocks his Manhattan ...

Read More »

Book Review: Skullbelly – Author Ronald Malfi

skullbelly_sm

Skullbelly by Ronald Malfi (DarkFuse) When three teenagers disappear in the redwood forest of the Pacific northwest, private detective John Jeffers is hired by the families to find out why the local police seem to be covering things up. Jeffers travels to the shore town of Coastal Green to investigate…and learns of a terrible secret in the process… “Skullbelly” by ...

Read More »

Book Review: Verland: The Transformation – Author B.E. Scully

Verland_sm

Verland: The Transformation by B.E. Scully True crime writer Elle Bramasol is drawn into a macabre mystery when incarcerated Hollywood producer Eliot Kingman asks her to write a book about his case. As she delves deeper into Kingman’s murder conviction, she discovers that he possesses a centuries old diary written by an elusive vampire named Verland. Uncovering the transformative secrets ...

Read More »

Book Review: Blindspot – Author Michael McBride

BlindSpot

Blindspot by Michael McBride (Dark Regions Press) At 2:31 a.m., seismic monitoring stations in China and South Korea detect a magnitude-4 event consistent with a nuclear detonation in the southeastern corner of North Korea, within the Korean Demilitarized Zone. With the threat of full-scale war escalating by the minute, the United Nations Security Council dispatches an elite unit of peacekeepers ...

Read More »

Book Review: Darkness Falls – Author Allan Leverone

DarknessFallscover

Darkness Falls by Allan Leverone (DarkFuse) In this tale of creeping horror, down-on-his-luck novelist Tyler Beckman returns to his old hometown of Darkness Falls, New Hampshire, hoping to resurrect his career. Tyler fled the town of his youth nearly two decades earlier following the brutal triple murder of his parents and sister, landing in New York and eventually writing six ...

Read More »

Book Review: In Poe’s Shadow- Editors A.W. Gifford | Jennifer L. Gifford

InPoesShadow

In Poe’s Shadow (Dark Opus Press) Dark Opus Press Presents: “In Poe’s Shadow” a collection of short stories inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Edited by A. W. Gifford and Jennifer L. Gifford. The Resurrectionist – AP Diggs Merryl – James S. Dorr De’Atherton House – Sorrel Wood Visions – Neil Kloster The Final Sculpture – Ian Shoebridge ...

Read More »

Book Review: When The Leaves Fall – Author Paul Melniczek

leaves_l

When The Leaves Fall by Paul Melniczek (Bad Moon Books) Every town holds its share of secrets. Some more than others… Halloween is coming soon to Haverville, and two best friends have decided to test their courage against the local haunted house, Graver’s Farm. With the brashness and wildness of youth behind them, Chris and Kyle begin an October adventure ...

Read More »