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Book Review: Claws and Saucers – Author David Elroy Goldweber


Claws And Saucers: Science Fiction, Horror, And Fantasy Film: A Complete Guide: 1902-1982 by David Elroy Goldweber You have to admire a book that arrives so heavy and so big that you know it’s “not” one to read standing. The title? “Claws and Saucers” written by David Elroy Goldweber. The content bears the subtitle of “Science, Horror, and Fantasy films ...

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Book Review: Zombie Attack – Rise of the Horde – Author Devan Sagliani


ZOMBIE ATTACK: RISE OF THE HORDE By: Devan Sagliani Smashwords A plague of the undead has consumed the majority of society. Xander, a youth trained in martial arts armed only with a katana sword vows to reunite with his brother stationed at a US military base. Against all odds, will our hero conquer all adversity and the infected or will ...

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Book Review: The Eccentropedia – Author Chris Mikul


The Eccentropedia: The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived – Author Chris Mikul Those eccentric enigmas of past, present and future…you’re bound to have heard of one or the other over the course of life’s journey. What is it that makes them so intriguing that warrants a place within our culture? The book is titled “The Eccentropedia” from the ...

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Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the Nephilim – Author Scott Alan Roberts


The Rise and Fall of the Nephilim: The Untold Story of Fallen Angels, Giants on the Earth, and Their Extraterrestrial Origins The Nephilim, not a word you hear everyday. In fact its more relational to fiction than of historical event. Author Scott Alan Roberts tends to lean towards the factual notion of these strange beings with a release that covers ...

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Book Review: Cut Corners – Author Ramsey Campbell, Bentley Little, Ray Garton


A new publisher has been introduced. One that specializes in what we all secretly love and dread: HORROR! The name of this publisher you may ask? They’re called Sinister Grin Press. A well suited name for a publishing house that delivers the good in horror fiction. I have finished reading an anthology which consists of three stories. They were written ...

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Book Review: Freak – Author Jennifer Hillier


Freak By: Jennifer Hillier Gallery Books Thriller author Jennifer Hillier’s Freak can be described in a few words: brilliant, intense, fast-paced, terrifying and an edge of your seat thriller. Hillier’s master storytelling continues in her sequel to Creep, which was chosen by Suspense Magazine as one of 2011’s best novels. For only her second novel, she is an extremely talented ...

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Book Review: Craving – Author Kristina Meister


CRAVING THE APOCALYPTIC SERIES By Kristina Meister JournalStone Publishing The publishing house becoming increasingly known for fresh, imaginative and inspiring contemporary horror JournalStone strikes once again with Kristina Meister’s Craving. Lily Pierce boards a plane across the country to settle the affairs of her estranged, deceased sister Eva. Strange circumstances begin to unfold while talking with investigating officer Unger. Ever ...

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Book Review: Dead Tropics – Author Sue Edge


DEAD TROPICS By Sue Edge Permuted Press Finding originality in the zombie fiction genre is becoming quite a difficult task, but Permuted Press continue to find authors who are able to take a very hackneyed concept (the dead returning to life to feast on/massacre/infect the living) and create some very compelling stories.One such story is DEAD TROPICS by Sue Edge, ...

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Book Review: Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard – Author Oberon Zell-Ravenheart


GRIMOIRE FOR THE APPRENTICE WIZARD (PAPERBACK) by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2004 Format: Black /White – 372 pages Price: $19.99 Once in awhile you come across a book that you know has a deeper purpose than cant be captured in simple review. Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard is one such book that upon digging into ...

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


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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Book Review: The Scarecrow and The Madness – Authors Craig Saunders and Robert Essig


The Scarecrow and The Madness Craig Saunders’s The Scarecrow takes the usual creepy scarecrow story and gives it a deliciously violent twist. After the police pay a call to Madge and Bernie Rochette to let them know gypsies would be in town camping in a distant neighbor’s field, the couple finds their life turned upside down. Although Madge wasn’t too ...

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Book Review: Fiend The Manifestation – Author Phil Bolos


FIEND-THE MANIFESTATION By Phil Bolos When Adam, sheriff of an unsuspecting, remote town of Larkin, Wisconsin is plagued with disturbing nightmares his grip on reality is gradually slipping. A sinister stranger named Barian dressed in dark with a trademark blue bow tie surfaces time and again not only with an absurd fashion taste but a prophetic sense of ultimate doom. ...

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Book Review: Splattered Beauty – Author Brandon Ford


SPLATTERED BEAUTY Author Brandon Ford Published by Arctic Wolf Publishing Cover art and Design by Konnik Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W The low budget horror movies normally mean an almost unstoppable killer (in some cases totally unstoppable) and the beautiful women who are their prey. In some movies actresses are just a body count while in others they become the ...

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Book Review: This Book is From the Future – Authors Marie Jones | Larry Flaxman


This Book is From the Future: A Journey Through Portals, Relativity, Worm Holes, and Other Adventures in Time Travel Authors Marie Jones | Larry Flaxman Time has always been a great fascination of mine. Some of cinema’s greatest film releases have fascinated us with the illusion of time travel, altering time, or interacting with time to satisfy our curious intellects. ...

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Book Review: The Necromancers, or Love Zombies Of San Diego – Author Jim Musgrave


The Necromancers, or Love Zombies Of San Diego by Jim Musgrave YA, or Young Adult novels have always been a controversial term to me as a reader. Now, don’t get me wrong, I can and typically do enjoy some of the market’s contributions, unlike some of the more pretentious literary critics out there, (I actually have a sweet tooth for ...

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