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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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Book Reviews: The Good and the Bad | Run for Your Life Nick McClusky

The Good and the Bad – Author Jack Bantry Run for Your Life Nick McClusky – Author Nathan Robinson Splatterpunk – 2014 In the already established tradition of keeping things punk and keeping things DIY (which seem like they should be synonymous, but too often are not), Jack Bantry and Splatterpunk are not only in the business of releasing a …

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Book Review: Axes of Evil – Edited by Alex S. Johnson

AXES OF EVIL A Heavy Metal Horror Anthology Edited by Alex S. Johnson Chupa Cabra House Publishing 576 Pages A mammoth collection of thirty-three tales with a common theme surrounding heavy metal folklore, legends and horror that will exhilarate even the blackest of souls. Mourningstar By Del James-Destruction likes on the horizon for Rhain, Wraith, Revile and Ruin collectively known …

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