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Book Review: A.D. After Disclosure – Author Richard Dolan, Bryce Zabel

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A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact by Richard Dolan, Bryce Zabel I could tell from its first pages that this would end up being an interesting read. Phantom the event…Obama (or insert president) calls a late night broadcast and announces that we have made contact with “the others” (This term is used within ...

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Book Review: The Void – Author Brett J Talley

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The Void By Brett J Talley Journalstone Aboard the intergalactic ship the Chronos in the year 2169 the crew of Captain Caroline Gravely, Rebecca Kensington, Aidan Connor, Jack Crawford, Cyrus McDonnell and Malcolm Ridley engages in warp travel and encounter a deserted long lost ship The Singularity. On an undisclosed mission to the distant Riley the crew faces obstacle after ...

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Book Review: Off the Rails and Other Tales – Author Jason L. Liquori

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OFF THE RAILS AND OTHER TALES By Jason L. Liquori A collection of delightfully depraved bone chilling terror is summarized by title as follows: BANKER’S HOURS: A band of retired bank robbers plot one last heist and tend not to lichen they get more than what they’d bargained for. NIGHT CRAWL: Walter, Harry and Rachel roam the dense brush in ...

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Book Review: Zombie Apocalypse Preparation – Authors David Houchins | Scot Thomas

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Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It! Authors: David Houchins and Scot Thomas Permuted Press Oh yes, thank you very much indeed, David and Scot, for putting this delightful thing out there. “Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It!” is a wonderfully entertaining, funny ...

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Book Review: Sherlock Holmes on Screen – Author Alan Barnes

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Sherlock Holmes on Screen This book covers the complete history of how many times Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed in films and on television. It looks at the different time periods, the different actors who have played the role of Holmes, and discusses how the character has had a major influence on pop culture. I have never really been into ...

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Book Review: Switchblade Goddess – Author Lucy Snyder

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“Once you been noticed by the gods- and believe me, Jessie, you’ve been noticed all right- you have to choose your alliances carefully. There are wars going on right now with stakes and consequences you can’t even imagine. Every human is born to die, but people are good at making new people; humanity will continue no matter how many souls ...

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Book Review: Pazuzu’s Girl – Author Rachel Coles

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Pazuzu’s Girl By Rachel Coles Pazuzu and Lugal are human incarnates of Mesopotamia with unearthly powers. An ancient tablet of destiny is stolen from the goddess Lamashtu. As a result the two are exiled to exist among humans as their infinite sentencing. Gradually indication the two with supernatural powers can no longer keep up with their cleaver contemporary disguise. As ...

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Book Review: 101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die – Editor Steven Jay Schneider

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While its shockingly gleaming cover sporting a demonic Linda Blair screams out of the shelves with an almost haunting curiosity, it’s the contents that make this edition a rich little friend to accompany you on outings. Another from the “Barron’s” 101 Movies collection, this tiny fat boy edition offers some great suggestive reading and influential recommendations to fill your evening ...

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Book Review: Black Butterflies – Author Kurt Newton

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BLACK BUTTERFLIES Written by Kurt Newton Published by Sideshow Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black & White – 60 pages Price: $12.00 I’ll admit this before I get going … I’m a bit of a Kurt Newton fan boy. I published his truly gut-wrenching mind-altering short story “Butter Red and Diamond Eyes” in my (now defunkt) online venue Horror Quarterly ...

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Book Review: Kincaid – A Paranormal Casebook – Author William F. Nolan

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Kincaid-A Paranormal Casebook Synopsis A collection of three stories chronicling the adventures of David Kindcaid, a paranormal investigator who is very similar to Carl Kolchak from the old television series “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.” The book follows Kincaid as he investigates cases that have supernatural and horror related elements, and he finds himself up against some truly odd things during ...

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Book Review: The Skull Ring – Author Scott Nicholson

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Written by Scott Nicholson Published by: Ghostwriter Publications/Haunted Computer Books Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black / White – 328 pages Price: $14.95 If you like your reading material dark with atmosphere as thick as Appalachian forests and with as many twists and tilts as Appalachian mountain roads then I recommend the Skull Ring by Scott Nicholson. The Skull Ring is ...

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Book Review: Asian Horror – Author Andy Richards

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I’m always happy to find another book focused on the theme of Asian horror. Mainly because with each published offering, I learn a bit more about the underlying theme of Asian films. Asian horror has so many variations that surpass American styles of filmmaking, that the inventiveness is often mesmerizing at times. Then again, it can also be heavily redundant ...

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Book Review: Keep Out! – Author Nick Redfern

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KEEP OUT! At the center of many conspiracy theories is the constant concern over the Government and the world’s interest with underground bases. We are on the cusp of entering into year 2012 of which its rumored that “many” of these facilities have been created exactly for. Whether it’s a worldwide crisis, nuclear event, epidemic, viral outbreak or other…there has ...

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Book Review: The Amazing, Incredible, Shrinking, Colossal, Bikini-Crazed Creature from Public Domain – Author E. Mitchell

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THE AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, SHRINKING, COLOSSAL, BIKINI-CRAZED CREATURE FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAIN Author E. Mitchell Published by Outskirts Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 124 pages Price: $10.95 ”I am a man of science. To bore you with the tales of hedonism I have witnessed firsthand, the besotted days amidst the worlds most pulsating pleasure pastorals would be a precious ...

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Book Review: The Hammer Vault – Author Marcus Hearn

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“This remarkable journey through the Hammer vault includes props, annotated script pages, unused poster artwork, production designs, rare promotional material and private correspondence. Hundreds of rare and previously unseen stills help to create a rich souvenir of Hammer’s legacy, from the X certificate classics of the 1950s to the studio’s latest productions. Written and compiled by the official Hammer Films ...

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