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Book Review: The Pendle Curse – Author Catherine Cavendish

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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Book Review: Pathogen – Authors E.L. Loraine and Timothy Frasier

A scientist named Lexy and a group of survivors struggle to stay alive during a zombie outbreak. What caused the outbreak and why doesn’t the government seem to want a cure? Will Lexy and her cohorts discover the answers to these questions before it’s too late? I read Timothy Frasier’s book Dark Frequencies a few months ago and absolutely loved …

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Book Review: Skullcrack City – Author Jeremy Robert Johnson

Skullcrack City – by Jeremy Robert Johnson Lazy Fascist Press, 2015 344 pages Let me start off by making something abundantly clear – I am a huge fan of Jeremy Robert Johnson’s writing. My first encounter with this three-named serial killer of words was within the pages of The Bizarro Starter Kit (Orange), where I read his novella Extinction Journals …

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Book Review: Gone Feral – Author Ted Nulty

Gone Feral By: Ted Nulty 358 Pages After a chemical outbreak has wreaked havoc on society it doesn’t take long to realize the aftermath has affected humans as well as mammals. Turning creatures into bloodthirsty corpses hell-bent on ravaging all within site, a group of Marine personnel and everyday civilians strive to survive. Following the chronicles of several characters in …

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Book Review: Abram’s Bridge – Author Glenn Rolfe

Abram’s Bridge By: Glenn Rolfe Samhain Publishing 74 Pages L’il Ron Sawyer isn’t your ordinary, everyday adolescent boy. With few friends, the new kid in town and forced to live with his estranged alcoholic father and grandmother he has very little in terms of sanctuary. One day while riding by Abram’s Bridge he spots a vision so angelic he’s rendered …

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Book Review: Dead Tide – Author Stephen A. North

Dead Tide By: Stephen A. North Permuted Press Publishing 237 Pages An onslaught of a virus outbreak has devoured civilization in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. Residents strive to stay alive while government officials responsible for the disaster attempt to flee abandoning all social responsibility and liability. As a novel critic one may only imagine the extent in sheer volume …

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Book Review: Still The Shadows – Author Elizabeth Fields

Still The Shadows By Elizabeth Fields 117 Pages A collection of four short stories with a common theme of the macabre. Flypaper: A young couple’s car breaks down and they seek help in the most precarious of circumstances. The Apartment: A first person account of one woman’s experience with malicious spirits. Cinnamon: First person point of view in how one …

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Book Review: The End In All Beginnings – Author John F.D. Taff

The End In All Beginnings By: John F.D. Taff Grey Matter Press 330 Pages A collection of five short story/novellas with a central theme of loss of love, innocence and youth. What Becomes God-A young boy will do anything to save his best friend of a terminal illness regardless of the consequences. Object Permanence-Chris Stadler is institutionalized in a psychiatric …

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