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Book Review: The Curse of the Wendigo – Author Rick Yancey


It is called Atcen…Djenu…Outiko…Vindiko. It has dozen of names in a dozen lands, and it is older than the hills, Will Henry. It feeds, the hugrier it becomes. It starves even as it gorges. It is the hunger that cannot be satisfied in the Algonquin tongue its name literally means ‘the one who devours all mankind.'”Will and Dr. Warthrop must ...

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Book Review: The Art and Making of Hannibal The Television Series


What could be more exciting than hearing about this dynamically dark and philosophical show returning for a season 3? How about….a full color “art and making of” book that gives us die-hards a much more insightful view into the world of Hannibal. Add to that the fact that it hails under the publishing house of Titan Books…and well, you’ve got ...

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Book Review: The Walking Dead Hardcover Ruled Journal


Not a “book” per se, but a recent product I received called “the Walking Dead Journals, is in actuality a hard covered notebook ready for your most intimate zombie thoughts. Bearing a creepy zombie front cover and some inside images to boot, this handy little notebook is perfect for office note-taking intended to raise a few eyebrows. I love useful ...

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Book Review: DC Comics: Super-Villains: The Complete Visual History – Author Daniel Wallace


While everyone loves a good superhero, I’ve always found the super villains to be much more interesting when created with purpose and fashioning a unique skill set. They are the ultimate protagonists differing in size, shape, form, origin, motive, and costume. Most long time comic book fans have had the joy of experiencing these characters over several years, decades, and ...

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Book Review: Winterwood – Author JG Faherty


Winterwood From the Childhood Fears Collection By: JG Faherty Samhain Publishing 74 Pages There’s nothing more Anders Bach loves than a good, gripping story with a moral. For years he’s shared his tales with his daughter and now his grandchildren. His old tales of Winterwood are intended more for a cautionary message rather than a morbid ghost tale. Anna, his ...

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Book Review: Rod Espinosa’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Author Washington Irving


ROD ESPINOSA’S THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW – ISSUE#1 (COMIC) Writer: Washington Irving Artist: Rod Espinosa Editors: Doug Dlin, Wes Hartman Publisher: Antarctic Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 28 pages Price: $3.99 β€œGather ’round, all! Antarctic’s master storyteller, Rod Espinosa (Courageous Princess, Neotopia, Dracula, Tell-Tale Heart), will put a pleasant chill in your veins this Halloween as ...

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Book Review: The Dead Walk – Author Andy Black, Steve Earles


THE DEAD WALK (PAPERBACK) by Andy Black, Steve Earles Published by Noir Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White with color photos – 288 pages Price: $28.95 Before even reading a single word I’m sure any horror fan would be impressed with this book. with 288 pages, color photos on almost every page and printed on great stock nicely bound ...

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Book Review: The Evil of Oz – Authors Ryan Fuller | Sanjana Baijnath


Dorothy is back for another fantastic adventure. Well more like…….. several years later after returning from Oz. Creators Ryan Fuller and Sanjana Baijnath have created quite an artistic variation of the Oz theme taking on a very dark and haunting direction. But then again, this is the kind of direction Horronews.net fans love to see! When Dorothy arrives home, she ...

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Book Review: Anatomy of Evil – Author Brian Pinkerton


Anatomy of Evil By: Brian Pinkerton Samhain Publishing 207 Pages When a group of life-long friends embark upon an exotic vacation getaway for a little recreational fishing they soon find out their tropical paradise has much more sinister, unholy connotations than they could have ever imagined. Anatomy of Evil will mark the inaugural reading journey I’ve undertaken with author Brian ...

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Book Review: Doppelganger – Author Sean Munger


Doppelganger By: Sean Munger Samhain Publishing 208 Pages Anine Atherton seems to have acquired what every fair maiden in the late 1800’s has dreamed of. After marrying a successful, handsome gentleman suitor, her groom emigrates with her from her native land Sweden to New York. Settling in a breath taking home newly procured specifically for the newlyweds, all seems like ...

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Book Review: The Pendle Curse – Author Catherine Cavendish

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The Pendle Curse By: Catherine Cavendish Samhain Publishing 202 Pages While Laura Phillips is grieving over her late husband Rich her world is coming completely undone. She questions if the things she hears and sees are truly there, an episode of the supernatural or her exhausted imagination. At the encouragement of her dearest friend she takes a trip as form ...

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Book Review: Dead Hunger 8 – Author Eric A. Shelman


Dead Hunger VIII: Peace, Love and Zombies The Nelson Moore Chronicle By Eric A. Shelman 417 Pages Dolphin Moon Publishing An exploration into the zombie apocalypse from character staple Nelson Moore’s point of view beginning in 2011 prior to when he’d met Flex, Gem, Charlie, Hemp among others. This latest edition also goes into elaborate detail on how the civilization ...

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Book Review: The Nightmare Girl – Author Jonathan Janz (R2)


The Nightmare Girl By: Jonathan Janz Samhain Publishing 247 Pages After a Good Samaritan intervenes in a public episode of child abuse he soon realizes he’s bitten off more than he can chew. The perpetrators have a relentless intent on seeking revenge in the most unholiest of fashions. The Nightmare Girl marks the inaugural reading endeavor I’ve undertaken for author ...

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