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Book Review: The Pumpkin Man – Author John Everson

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THE PUMPKIN MAN by John Everson (Delirium Books – June 2011) After her father’s gruesome murder, Jenn needed a place to get away from it all with some friends, to take her mind off her grief. The empty seaside cottage she inherited seemed perfect. Jenn didn’t know that the cottage held arcane secrets, mysteries long hidden and best left alone. ...

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Book Review: Willy – Author Robert Dunbar

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WILLY (Uninvited Books) by Robert Dunbar In a school for boys with emotional problems, a disturbed adolescent struggles against a mire of superstition and oppression. Then he meets Willy … and the other boy – charismatic and strange – saves him. Or damns him. Robert Dunbar’s new book “Willy” is one of the most powerful and compelling books I have ...

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Book Review: Nursery Rhymes 4 Dead Children – Author Lee Thompson

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NURSERY RHYMES 4 DEAD CHILDREN by Lee Thompson Delirium Books In the hills of Pennsylvania, phantoms from the past mingle with those of the present, all swirling in a dark maelstrom over Division. Haunted by the part he played in his brother Mark’s death, John McDonnell takes a midnight hike and stumbles across four dead girls upon the forest floor. ...

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Book Review: The Chocolate Man – Author Waide Aaron Riddle

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THE CHOCOLATE MAN by Waide Aaron Riddle Enter into night in this house of dark and no light Where Evil lives and ghouls and specters remember… and never forgive. This house known as Blackraven, haunted by death, where there is no God…there is no heaven. “The Chocolate Man” by Waide Aaron Riddle is something that comes along only once in ...

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Magazine Review: Morpheus Tales – Issue 12

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Morpheus Tales #12 If Ever I Should Leave You by John S. Barker Illustrated by Matthew Freyer Kid Intestines by Christopher Glazer Woodbury by Brick Marlin Illustrated by Vladimir Petkovic Misery Of the Pickled Punk by Lawrence Barker May Old Acquaintance Be Forgot by Kury Fawver Illustrated by Charlie Zacherl Deviation by Edward Rodosek Sharp Edges by John F. D. ...

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New Book by Ronald Kelly: Twilight Hankerings – Things That Go Bite in the Night

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Twilight Hankerings – Things That Go Bite in the Night (Crossroad Press) CONTENTS: Peacemaker The Boxcar Consumption Then Came a Woodsman Oh, Sordid Shame! The Thing at the Side of the Road Whorehouse Hollow Thinning the Herd From the author: “”Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “appetite” as: a) any of the instinctive desires necessary to keep up organic life; specifically: ...

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Book Review: The Bone Tree – Author Christopher Fulbright

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THE BONE TREE by Christopher Fulbright (Bad Moon Books) Above a Civil War graveyard in the backwoods of Texas, Kevin and Bobby’s treehouse was their haven against the world. But the day Tom Plecker comes screaming through the creek below, terrified of a shadow man, that all changes. Walking Tom home they see it — the tree, its branches twisted ...

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Book Review: As I Embrace My Jagged Edges – Author Lee Thompson

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AS I EMBRACE MY JAGGED EDGES by Lee Thompson Sideshow Press – 2011 Entrusted with a bronze shard of Solomon’s Temple, Boaz’s family has lived in constant danger. Moving from place to place, they have protected the relic from people who wanted to use its magick to procure wisdom and power over demons. It’s a demanding and dangerous responsibility; one ...

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Book Review: Regret – Author Gabrielle Faust

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REGRET by Gabrielle Faust (Dark Regions Press) Humanity is renowned for placing the blame for their most unspeakable actions in the palms of their “demons.”  It would seem that for every crime, every indecency there is a minion of the Underworld assigned to it. The lucky ones balance precariously on the edge of damnation, always managing at the last minute ...

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Book Review: Valley Of The Scarecrow – Author Gord Rollo

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VALLEY OF THE SCARECROW by Gord Rollo Dark Regions Press During the great depression, a small backwoods community in Iowa face even more difficult times than most, having to endure the slowly fading sanity of their leader, Reverend Joshua Miller. When it is clear the man has slipped beyond the edge of reason and perhaps signed a deal with the ...

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Book Review: The Vampire Hunters – Author Scott M. Baker

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The Vampire Hunters – Book 1 by Scott M. Baker “Modern day vampire hunters wage a brutal battle against the undead in the nation’s capital. As former Boston cops, Drake Matthews and Alison Monroe thought they had experienced it all… until they found themselves tracking down a serial killer who turned out to be one of the undead. Stopping him ...

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Book Review: Gardens Of Night – Author Greg F. Gifune

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“Recovering from a violent trauma, Marcus Banyon comes to perceive a different reality. Has he suffered a psychotic break as his doctors suggest? Or have his eyes been opened to forces long hidden from the rest of humanity? As he and his wife retreat to an isolated cabin, Marc’s visions lead them to an ancient mythology steeped in mystery and ...

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