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Book Review: Vampires, Werewolves, Zombies – Compendium – Suzanne Schwalb

VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES, ZOMBIES: COMPENDIUM MONSTRUM (HARDCOVER) Written by Suzanne Schwalb (Author), Margaret Rubiano (Author), Peter Pauper Press (Editor), Bruce Waldman (Illustrator), David Lindroth (Illustrator) Published by Peter Pauper Press Publication Date: 2010 Format: B&W – 168 Pages Price: $9.95 Vampires, werewolves and zombies oh my! – I must say my curiosity has peaked this last year as these 3 categories …

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Book Review: Everyone Hates a Hero – Author Gregory L Hall

You probably know Greg Hall. He’s the Friday night piggy-petter and grand poobah of the no-pants zone who gives out 80’s headshots with the, ahem, personalized inscription stating that you are indeed his favorite writer. He gets some of the biggest names in horror on his podcast, the Funky Werepig, but never forgets to leave room for those writers struggling …

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Book Review: Malpractice – Editor Nathaniel Lambert

MALPRACTICE Edited by Nathaniel Lambert Published by Stygian Publications Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White Price: $15.99 Let me see them hands if you love yerself a good, old-fashioned trip to the hospital? That’s what I thought. There is something about those sterile environments filled with stoic, mask covered faces, reeking of antiseptic and a mild undercurrent of something much …

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Book Review: Roman Hell – Author Mark Mellon

The story is nothing that experienced readers of horror will not recognize and it is nothing that those who enjoy the reading of mythology will be shocked by – it’s pretty straightforward in this regard. However, what is fascinating is the almost anthropological approach with which Mellon has chosen to tell his story. The book is meticulously researched and beautifully rendered with arresting images and insights into the ever day and commonplace as well as the pageantry and circus-like atmosphere that could have drenched that ancient city.

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Book Review: Voices of The Damned – Author Barbie Wilde

Voices of The Damned By: Barbie Wilde SST Publishing 215 Pages Illustrations by Eric Gross, Clive Barker, Steve McInnis, Tara Bush, Daniele Serra Special Forward by Chris Alexander and Afterword by the Soska Sisters A collection of eleven delightfully, dark and depraved stories to challenge your perception of the unknown and feed your appetite for what lurks within. Sister Cilice: …

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Book Review: Icarus Rising – Author David N. Pauly

ICARUS RISING Published by: Black Rose Writing publication date: 2011 February length: 520pgs price: $20.95 In Nostraterra, the wars between the allied races of Elves, Men and Dwarves have ended; the Dark Lord Magnar has been overthrown. The Great Peace is suddenly shattered when Alfrahil, Crown Prince of Eldora is nearly assassinated. The King suspects his younger son Daerahil’s lust …

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