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Book Review: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge – Author Roman Dirge

Book: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge HC Writer: Roman Dirge Artist: Roman Dirge Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: September 2011 Pages: 112 Price: $34.95 “A stunning full-color celebration of the eye-catchingly original artwork creator Roman Dirge, the first anthology of his work available anywhere. This lavish hardback includes an introduction and background commentary information on the imagery by Dirge …

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Book Review: Rosedale the Vampyre – Author Lev Raphael

Rosedale the Vampyre is the latest novella by Lev Raphael.  It’s a wonderfully told historical supernatural novella about a man’s journey into the unknown.  The story is told in a period voice, so you will easily find yourself immersed in the story.  Grief-stricken by his wife’s untimely death, a wealthy New York banker turns to sexual abandon in the bordellos …

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Book Review: Coalition of the Supernatural – Author Sass Cadeaux

When Alexia Crandell is promoted from receptionist to enforcer within the Coalition of The Supernatural as the first human enforcer she cannot be more thrilled and honored. Her position of prestige quickly goes awry as she’s teamed up with two brash, arrogant vampires Ridge and Drew. There’s deception in the ranks as news comes in the form of a traitorous …

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Book Review: Jaws – Memories from Martha’s Vineyard – Author Matt Taylor

Jaws-Memories from Martha’s Vineyard (Expanded Second Edition) This impressive coffee table book is essentially the definitive guide to the making of the blockbuster film Jaws. Loaded with stories, pictures, and priceless memories from the people who worked on the film, this is one book that no Jaws fan can do without. When I was a little kid I was totally …

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Book Review: Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits and Haunted Places – Author Brad Steiger

REAL GHOSTS, RESTLESS SPIRITS AND HAUNTED PLACES (PAPERBACK) 2nd Edition Written by Brad Steiger Published by Visible Ink Press Format: Black /White – 678 pages Price: $24.95 “Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits and Haunted Places” now arrives on its 2nd edition. So if you thought the first was rather large, then this mammoth 678 page book will surely trigger additional space …

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Book Review: Exoskeleton – Author Shane Stadler

EXOSKELETON By: Shane Stadler Dark Hall Press When wrongfully accused William Thompson is presented an alternative measure to serving his ten year sentence in prison he agrees with a blind enthusiasm. Upon learning the details of the three hundred sixty five days of experimental rehabilitation the prisoner soon regrets his decision and questions if he’s been exonerated into the very …

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Book Review: Unexplained! Strange Sightings – Author Jerome Clark

UNEXPLAINED! STRANGE SIGHTINGS, INCREDIBLE OCCURRENCES, AND PUZZLING PHYSICAL PHENOMENA (PAPERBACK) 3rd Edition Written by Jerome clark Published by Visible Ink Press Format: Black /White – 600 pages Price: $22.95 We live in the age of curiosity. As evidenced by the numerous books dedicated to the subjects as standalones, we are a society who are fascinated by our legends but require …

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Book Review: Resurrection Express – Author Stephen Romano

Resurrection Express By Stephen Romano Gallery Books Resurrection Express is a gritty, innovative thriller that will undoubtedly keep you in your seat.  Set in the heart of Texas, the story is one of action, betrayal and intrigue.  It’s a fast-paced page turner and you won’t want to put it down. The story opens with the likeable character of Elroy Coffin, …

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Book Review: Zombie Movies – The Ultimate Guide – Author Glenn Kay

ZOMBIE MOVIES: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE (PAPERBACK) by Glenn Kay Forward by Stuart Gordon Published by Chicago Review Press; Second Edition Publication Date: 2008, 2012 Format:B&W / some color – 432 pages Price: $24.95 Glenn Kay sure loves his zombies! You would have to, to dedicate so much time to reviewing, categorizing and explaining the hugely wide gamut of titles on the …

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Book Review: Classics Illustrated issue 4 – The Raven and others – Author Edgar Allan Poe

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #4: THE RAVEN & OTHER POEMS (CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED GRAPHIC NOVELS) [ILLUSTRATED] (HARDCOVER) Author Edgar Allan Poe Illustrations by Gahan Wilson Published by Papercutz Retail $9.95 each I only wished my old “Classics illustrated” looked this good! if your like me , maybe you have a few favorites still lying around in mylar sheets and cardboard that you never …

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Book Review: Twice Shy – Author Patrick Freivald

TWICE SHY By: Patrick Freivald JournalStone Publishing JournalStone Publishing strikes again with hot commodity, Patrick Freivald and Twice Shy. In Ohneka Falls, Ani Romero is a teenage zombie, a carrier of the Z virus struggling to cope with a forbidden secret and survive within human civilization. Twice Shy is an expose of teen angst, cliques and struggles against alienation and …

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Book Review: Brain Eaters Bible – Authors J.D. McGhoul | Pat Kilbane

BRAIN EATERS BIBLE: SOUND ADVICE FOR THE NEWLY REANIMATED ZOMBIE [HARDCOVER] Author J.D. McGhoul, Pat Kilbane Published by St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date: 2012 Format: Color | 160 pages Price: $16.99 “The Brain Eaters Bible” (Sound Advice for the Newly Reanimated Zombie), is a title that defines its contents to a T. Those who may have purchased this one in …

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Book Review: Way Past Midnight – Author Samantha Combs

WAY PAST MIDNIGHT Author Samantha Combs When presented with the opportunity to review Samantha Combs’ latest horror story anthology, I admit I jumped at the chance. I thoroughly enjoyed her last anthology, “Teeth and Talons”, which I reviewed here at HorrorNews.net and so couldn’t wait to see what was new in her world. As I expected, she did not disappoint. …

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