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Book Review: Cluck- Murder Most Foul – Author Eric D. Knapp

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CLUCK: MURDER MOST FOUL Written by Eric D. Knapp Published by BookSurge Publishing Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black & White with Illustrations- 340 pages Price: $15.99 Cluck is a novel about a topic that one generally does not come across every day: ghost chickens. While there is a small somewhat cult following of the topic (re: Lloyd Kaufman’s Poultrygeist: Night ...

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Book Review: Choices in the afterlife, what we can do and where we can go after death – Author Gretchen Vogel

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CHOICES IN THE AFTERLIFE, WHAT WE CAN DO AND WHERE WE CAN GO AFTER DEATH (PAPERBACK) Written by Gretchen Vogel Edited by Ray David Published by Choices Publishing Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black /White – 256 pages Price: $14.95 Gretchen Vogel provides a light hearted approach to the telling of details in the after life. She explains that she has ...

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Book Review: Children of The Grave TPB – Author Tom Waltz

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CHILDREN OF THE GRAVE – TPB Written by Tom Waltz Artwork by Casey Maloney, Jon Alderink Published by IDW Publishing & Charlie Foxtrot Entertainment Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color – 128 pages Price: $15.99 Revenge, retribution and renewal. Children of the Grave is all those things in this TPB reissued release from IDW Publishing. While most horror driven reads focus ...

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Book Review: Boneyard vol 7 – Author Richard Moore

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BONEYARD #7 – (PAPERBACK) Written by Richard Moore Published by Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing Publication Date: 2010 Format: B / W – 96 Pages Price: $9.99 Richard Moore brings us volume seven in his ongoing epic titled Boneyard. This edition is extra special as it brings closure to a long fantastical journey. As its written in current a press release: ...

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Book Review: Castaways – Author Brian Keene

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CASTAWAYS Written by Brian Keene Published by Leisure Fiction Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 285 pages Price: $7.99 CASTAWAYS-a reality show of pure terror Once again, Brian Keene has made a name for himself. There’s a reason why he’s a master of the horror genre. His latest novel Castaways is that reason. After just finished reading his latest ...

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Book Review: Bite Marks, A Vampire Testament – Author Terrence Taylor

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BITE MARKS: A VAMPIRE TESTAMENT (PAPERBACK) Written by Terrence Taylor Published by St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 400 pages Price: $14.99 “‘Everybody loves vampires!’ Lori didn’t. She didn’t see the mystery and glamour everyone else did, just thinly veiled sadomasochism, fake fangs, and mechanical bats.” Blame Anne Rice. Blame Anita Blake. Blame Stephanie Meyer. Blame ...

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Book Review: Audition – Author Ryu Murakami

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AUDITION (HARD COVER) Written by Ryu Murakami Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 208 pages Price: $6.00 ‘His first reaction on realising she was going to murder him was not, strangely enough, terror but the sort of feelingn of closure one gets upon finally solving a puzzle.’ Audition? That’s that infamous cult film from Japanese director ...

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Book Review: Armageddon Now: The End of the World A to Z – Author Jim Willis

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ARMAGEDDON NOW: THE END OF THE WORLD A TO Z (PAPERBACK) Written by Jim Willis, Barbara Willis Published by Visible Ink Press Publication Date: 2006 Format: Black /White – 464 pages Price: $24.95 “Armageddon Now: The End of the World A to Z” is a 464 page book set up encyclopedia style with the focus of Armageddon as the overview ...

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Book Review: Ancestor – Author Scott Sigler

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ANCESTOR Written by Scott Sigler Published by: Crown Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 432 pages Price: $24.99 Scott Sigler’s 2007 novel, ANCESTOR, was originally produced exclusively in audio format and, at that time, became the world’s most-popular β€œpodcast novel”. A serialized audio book delivered in 20 weekly episodes played to an initial audience of more than 30,000 ...

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Book Review: Comedy-Horror Films – Author Bruce G. Hallenbeck

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COMEDY-HORROR FILMS: A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY, 1914-2008 (PAPERBACK) Written by Bruce G. Hallenbeck Published by Mcfarland Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 255 pages Price: $39.95 If you’ve spent some time collecting, reading or purchasing the vast variety of horror film books, you already know that to some extent certain aspects have been oversaturated. Take for instance, zombie film books ...

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Book Review: Apartment 14F – Author Christian Saunders

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APARTMENT 14F Written by Christian Saunders Published by Damnation Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W Price: $4.50 Apartment 14F was quite the change of pace from most the horror I read. Typically I prefer my reading full of gore and monsters. This tidy novelette is a well written ghost story that merges ancient Chinese culture with the modern day Internet ...

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Book Review: Autopsyrotica: Artwork – Author Chad Michael Ward

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AUTOPSYROTICA Artwork by Chad Michael Ward Written by Chad Michael Ward Edited by Travis Anderson & Jenn Stetson Published by NBM Publishing Publication Date: 2006 Format: Full Color / Duotone, 80 pages Price: $17.95 The 2nd art visual offering from artists/ photographer Chad Michael Ward is an intriguing collection indeed. First the odd name which I translate into Erotic photography ...

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Book Review: Black Rust: Artwork – Author Chad Michael Ward

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BLACK RUST Artwork by Chad Michael Ward Written by Chad Michael Ward Published by NBM Publishing Publication Date: 2003 Format: Full Color 96 pages Price: $19.95 A fine collection of dark visual tales, experimentation and continuity. Chad Michael Ward’s first book and my particular favorite of his 3. As each release slightly differs in themes and approaches, it was this ...

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