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Book Review: Welcome to the Carnival – Author Elizabeth Fields

WELCOME TO THE CARNIVAL By Elizabeth Fields 96 Pages A collection of five short stories with a common thread of the most magical places for children of all ages, the carnival. REVENGE-MALVAGIO: Zachary and best friend Tim take a potion from a clairvoyant and find their deeds come at a most dire cost. THE CAROUSEL: Sarah’s obsession with her favorite …

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Book Review: Famous Monsters Chronicles II – Author Thomas Skulan

Famous Monsters Chronicles II by Thomas Skulan (Author), Basil Gogos (Illustrator), Gahan Wilson (Illustrator), Stephen R Bissette (Illustrator), Kazimir Iskander (Illustrator), Kaz Sanchez (Editor), John Szpunar (Editor), Philip Sawyer (Editor) A fantastically sharp looking book release just arrived at my door, chock full of monstrous collective goodness. The book titled “Famous Monsters Chronicles II” was created/authored and edited by Thomas …

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Book Review: The Nightmare Man – Author Mick Franklin

The Nightmare Man Author Mick Franklin Kirill was a survivor intent on leaving the ungodly confines of  his current residence, a desolate Russian prison. Known simply by the nickname of “The Nightmare Man”, he was determined in rehabilitating his body strength with intent to do what others dare not. Freedom was within reach if one could survive the cold terrains …

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Book Review: Company of Shadows – Author Paul Gerrard

It’s only once in great while that an illustration-art book comes along with enough “meat” and chaos brooding inside to grab my full attention. Perhaps it is my fascination with all things Hellraiser or “Hellraiser-like” (for that matter) that makes me a little more bias towards materials rooting themselves in this particular universe. However with that said, this is indeed …

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Book Review: Nightmare From World’s End – Author Robert J. Stava

Nightmare From World’s End By Robert J. Stava Severed Press 234 Pages The sleepy hollow of Wyvern Falls is an idealistic community for those who enjoy a life of serenity, peacefulness and simplicity. A coastal town with few populous and fewer complications, the residents may very well soon realize their tranquility is turned upside down when an ominous crate washes …

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Book Review: Ancient Gods: Lost Histories, Hidden Truths, and the Conspiracy of Silence – Author Jim Willis

A book about where it all began. As author Jim Willis takes us thru myths, historical moments of interest and truths otherwise lost or distorted over time, we are given a compendium of all sorts focused on events, cultures, and past civilizations that may have been lost in history books due to the much touted “conspiracy of silence”. A thoughtful …

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Book Review: Secret Societies: The Complete Guide to Histories, Rites, and Rituals – Author Nick Redfern

Secret Societies: The Complete Guide to Histories, Rites, and Rituals Author Nick Redfern Visible Ink Press Author Nick Redfern, the creator of several well known supernatural, conspiracy, and controversial subject matter releases brings us his next offering, “Secret Societies: The Complete Guide to Histories, Rites, and Rituals”, a 434 page book compendium of secret societies, cults and enigmatic organizations. Readers …

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Book Review: Apex Predator – Author S.M. Douglas

Apex Predator By S.M. Douglas Winston Publishing 256 Pages A barrage of macabre suicides involving high finance bankers has even national security perplexed. While agent William Brody races against the clock to bring the immoral to justice he soon realizes the global ramifications and the unholy lineage in his investigation. Apex Predator will mark the first reading odyssey taken with …

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Book Review: Silhouettes from Popular Culture – Author Olly Moss

I recently received a book containing no text whatsoever, no color images whatsoever and void from any index or page numbers. You might think this to be one of the most boring books in the world, but on the contrary I found it highly entertaining and engaging. “Silhouettes from Popular Culture” is a collection of drawn silhouettes featuring the profiles …

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