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Book Review: Charnel Wine – Author Richard Gavin

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Charnel Wine by: Richard Gavin “Richard Gavin’s debut collection was one of Horror’s sleeper hits of 2004. The rapid sell-out of its entire print run resulted in Charnel Wine becoming a highly sought-after title among connoisseurs of weird fiction. Dark Regions Press is proud to present Charnel Wine: Memento Mori Edition, which contains the original collection in its entirety as ...

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Book Review: A View From the Lake – Author Greg F. Gifune

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A VIEW FROM THE LAKE by Greg F. Gifune (Bad Moon Books) Hell freezes over… The modest lakeside resort in the small town of Blissful Point, Massachusetts once offered an alternative to the crowded beaches of Cape Cod. Tourists rented cabins, swam, relaxed, and enjoyed the miles of surrounding forest in a peaceful and safe environment. Katherine lived there for ...

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Book Review: Hunting The Moon Tribe – Author David Agranoff

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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 ...

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Book Review: Apartment Seven – Author Greg F. Gifune

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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 ...

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Book Review: Blood Harvest – Author James A. Moore

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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John Everson’s NightWhere Released

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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 ...

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Book Review: Sudden Death Overtime – Author Steve Vernon

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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Book Review: Where Darkness Dwells – Author Glen Krisch

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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 ...

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Book Review: The Providence Rider – Author Robert McCammon

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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 ...

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Book Review: Skullbelly – Author Ronald Malfi

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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Book Review: Blindspot – Author Michael McBride

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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 ...

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