Author Archives: Peter Schwotzer

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 cost them their careers and almost their lives. Thanks to an influential and anonymous benefactor, … Continue reading

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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 deception … and to a trio of sinister beings who hold the fate of the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Horror Books of 2010

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Now for my annual list of my favorite books from 2010. I managed to read 56 books this year, basically one a week. That is along with various magazines that I manage to squeeze in also; Diabetic Forecast; Home Theater Magazine, Cemetery Dance, Morpheus Tales etc. Also, along with spending time with the amazing new woman in my life, working on my sites, taking care of my dog, training in mixed martial arts, taking care … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Vegan Revolution…with Zombies – Author David Agranoff

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THE VEGAN REVOLUTION..WITH ZOMBIES by David Agranoff Deadite Press “Presenting Stress Free Food! Animal suffering is a thing of the past. Hipsters can now enjoy bacon without guilt. Thanks to a new miracle drug the cute little pig no longer feels a thing as she is led to the slaughter. The only problem? Once the drug enters the food supply anyone who eats it is infected. From fast food burgers to free-range organic eggs, eating … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Morpheus Tales Magazine – Issue 11

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The newest issue of Morpheus Tales arrived in my mail box last week. Once I opened the envelope and saw the cover art I had a feeling I was in for something special. I wasn’t wrong. Morpheus Tales #11 is a great collection of short fiction and artwork. Out of the ten stories there was only one that I really didn’t enjoy, personal taste. It seemed a bit out of place in the context of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mischief Night – Author Paul Melniczek

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Mischief Night by Paul Melniczek “When Rusty and his friends decide to visit the local neighborhood haunted house on Halloween night, they get much more than they bargained for, becoming embroiled in a hair-raising escapade which threatens to drag them into a living nightmare. There are more tricks than treats to be found in this old fashioned Halloween romp, and the plot continues to grow deeper and darker as old man Berger and his minions … Continue reading

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Uninvited Books Premier Release

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Gardens Of Night by Greg F. Gifune “The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.” ~ D. H. Lawrence “Recovering from an unthinkably violent trauma, Marcus Banyon comes to perceive a different reality. Have his eyes been opened to forces long hidden from the rest of humanity, or has he suffered a psychotic break as his doctors suggest? As … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Samhanach – Author Lisa Morton

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The Samhanach by Lisa Morton “On a Halloween night 300 years ago, something rose out of a Scottish bog to curse the McCafferty clan. Now, in 2010, single mother Merran McCafferty finds her suburban Halloween celebrations torn apart by the arrival of the Samhanach, an ancient trickster demon. When the Samhanach tries to steal Merran’s young daughter, Merran is forced to put aside reason and accept that magic is real, and bogies really do exist … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hard Boiled Vampire Killers – Author Jim Gavin

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Hard Boiled Vampire Killers by Jim Gavin “Most people would call Ty Trotter a loser. He lives off his vampire girlfriend, can’t hold a job, drinks and smokes the cheapest stuff on the shelves, and is Chairman for Life of his own Pity Committee, spending all his free time getting drunk, watching late-night TV and feeling sorry for himself. Most people would call Ed Ma a nerd. He lives with his parents and attends school … Continue reading

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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 well as four previously unpublished tales, a new Introduction by the author, and cover art … Continue reading

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Signed Copies of RAIJU

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Author Karen Koehler, whose book Raiju I reviewed for Famous Monsters of Filmland has stated on her blog that her mother has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She has to undergo a double mastectomy. For those who know someone stricken with any type of cancer, you know what a toll it can take physically, emotionally and financially. Karen is offering signed copies of her novel Raiju to help out her mother during this very difficult … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Haunted Halloween – Author Paul Melniczek

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A Haunted Halloween by Paul Melniczek Introduction Wicked Treats By The Light…Of The Sinister Moon Effortless Celebrate With Us Reunion The Last Ride (A Halloween Treat) October Haze Within These Bindings The Invited Tricks The Attic Door Publishers Afterword Artwork by Frank Walls Wicked Treats Reunion October Haze The Attic Door Halloween. The name itself conjures up a witch’s brew of images. Leering Jack-O-Lanterns sitting on porches, costumed children trick-or-treating across suburban neighborhoods, skeletal trees … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole – Author Kristi Petersen Schoonover

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Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole – Kristi Petersen Schoonover In these chilling ghost stories set in Disney Parks, a thief is haunted by her sticky-fingered past. A woman wants an angry spirit to stop torturing her. A teenager demands her parents expel her wicked sibling. And a pilot wishes to unload his eerie cargo. But each will discover exorcism isn’t as easy as going to Disney World. Doing Blue Charlotte’s Family Tree Romancing The Goat … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Flock – Author James Robert Smith

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The Flock by James Robert Smith “A remote Florida pine forest has been targeted for theme-park development by the Berg Brothers Studio who would like to make the area into “the perfect American township.” Unfortunately for them, some of the forest’s inhabitants are none too happy. It doesn’t help that those residents are a colony of ten-foot-tall Titanis walleri—intelligent, prehistoric, bird-like carnivorous dinosaurs. This flock of beasts, having escaped the mass extinction that killed off … Continue reading

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Ronald Kelly Digital

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Friends this a deal you do not want to miss. Ronald Kelly, the king of southern fried horror has two digital books for the unbelievable price of $6.99. Hell Hollow and Dark Dixie II: Tales of Southern Horror. Available at Crossroads Press. You are not going to find a bargain like this too often and just in time for Halloween too. So, unless you want Ron and me haunting your dreams and nightmares I suggest … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vampire Lovers – Author Gavin Baddeley

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Vampire Lovers; Screen’s Seductive Creatures of the Night Vampire Lovers, now your probably thinking why in the world am I reviewing a book with a title like that. Well my friends titles can be deceiving. In Gavin Baddeley’s Vampire Lovers, he documents the history of the sexiest vampires in film and TV. If you are a lover of the vampire genre this is a must for your collection. From the newest vampire phenomenons like Twilight … Continue reading

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