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Book Review: Voyeurs of Death – Author Shaun Jeffrey


Voyeurs Of Death by Shaun Jeffrey (Dark Regions Press) From monsters to ghosts, Shaun Jeffrey runs the gamut in this new and expanded collection. Herein are found a diverse mix of the sinister, erotic, strange and surreal. From the foreboding alleyways of Venice to a bleak Scottish island, the horror is never far away. A young boy fixes dead things. ...

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Book Review: Nocturnal Emissions – Author Jeffrey Thomas


Nocturnal Emissions by Jeffrey Thomas Supernatural β€œBlack Dogs,” UFOs, a vampire shark, parasite-infested children, and a foul-mouthed marionette from another dimension. These are just some of the dark delights to be found in the forthcoming collectionΒ  set for release by Dark Regions Press in September, 2010. NOCTURNAL EMISSIONS, from Jeffrey Thomas – the fertile imagination behind the Punktown and Letters ...

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Book Review: The Walls of the Castle – Author Tom Piccirilli

β€œHe’d been waiting for the chance to cut somebody, to chop somebody up, to move up from steak and veal and pork ribs. Killer for morality, murderer for God, vicious for middle class America. Everybody just wanted the self-righteous excuse to maul somebody else, to threaten, to scare somebody the way they’d been scared their entire lives.” I remember a ...

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Book Review: New Moon on the Water – Author Mort Castle

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β€œI’m Scared,” she says. β€œYou don’t think so, maybe, but I am. I’m scared a lot now, even when there’s no reason.” I tell her she’ll get over it with time. I say, β€œIt’s all right.” Scared. I do not tell her, I understand. I do not say, I think maybe we all are. All the time. I bought the ...

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Book Review: Blindspot – Author Michael McBride


Blindspot by Michael McBride (Dark Regions Press) At 2:31 a.m., seismic monitoring stations in China and South Korea detect a magnitude-4 event consistent with a nuclear detonation in the southeastern corner of North Korea, within the Korean Demilitarized Zone. With the threat of full-scale war escalating by the minute, the United Nations Security Council dispatches an elite unit of peacekeepers ...

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Book Review: The Creeping Kelp – Author William Meikle


The Creeping Kelp by William Meikle (Dark Regions Press) Some seaweed, a jellyfish and some material brought back from the Peabodie expedition to Antarctica. An innoccuous enough blend you might think. But when a storm in the North Atlantic frees a sample that has been dormant inside an old wreck, the new creature finds that it is hungry. Our plastics-oriented ...

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Book Review: Beautiful Hell – Author Jeffrey Thomas


Beautiful Hell by Jeffrey Thomas (Dark Regions Press) Hades is in upheaval. The Damned are rebelling, and worse, the more human-like breeds of Demons are beginning to sympathize with their plight. The Creator Himself decides to venture into Hades to address this conflict, a conflict which may test His very sanity…and make him a target of assassination. Against this tense ...

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Dark Regions Press – The Engines of Sacrifice – Author James Chambers

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The Engines Of Sacrifice (Dark Regions Press) by James Chambers In hidden places, they sleep and dream, and through their dreams they touch humanity — but their touch brings only the stains of horror, death, and madness…until the day the Old Ones return. In the Engines of Sacrifice, acclaimed writer James Chamber delivers four nightmare novellas inspired by the Mythos ...

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Book Review: The Gaki and Other Hungry Spirits – Author Stephen Mark Rainey

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THE GAKI AND OTHER HUNGRY SPIRITS by Stephen Mark Rainey (Dark Regions Press) Strange Shapes hiding in the shadows cast by the moonlight. Eerie noises drifting out of the forest and rising into the night. The sound of inhuman footsteps approaching from somewhere in the darkness. A pair of gleaming eyes peering in through your window at midnight. This is ...

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HWA 2010 specialty press award goes to Dark Regions Press


Dark Regions Press, of Colusa, California, will receive the Horror Writers Association’s Specialty Press Award for 2010. The award will be presented during the gala Bram Stoker Awards Banquet to be held this year in Long Island as part of the Stoker Awards Weekend, June 16-19. The annual Specialty Press Award recognizes a publisher outside the mainstream New York City ...

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Book Review: Valley Of The Scarecrow – Author Gord Rollo


VALLEY OF THE SCARECROW by Gord Rollo Dark Regions Press During the great depression, a small backwoods community in Iowa face even more difficult times than most, having to endure the slowly fading sanity of their leader, Reverend Joshua Miller. When it is clear the man has slipped beyond the edge of reason and perhaps signed a deal with the ...

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Book Review: Ouroboros – Author Michael Kelly & Carol Weekes


Ouroboros by Michael Kelly and Carol Weekes In a small coastal town, an ancient force stirs, drawn by the cumulative power of life and death, grief and sorrow, and ultimately, endless love. OUROBOROS – life out of death. Tom Christiansen’s wife of 35-years, Dolly, is dead. His world suddenly shattered, Tom takes refuge in his house to grieve and reflect. ...

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Book Review: A Host Of Shadows – Author Harry Shannon

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A Host Of Shadows – Harry Shannon β€œEveryone carries a shadow,” wrote analyst Carl Jung, β€œand the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.” Few of us see the shadow with any clarity. Turn around for a peek, it slips away. Our violent, sexually tinged fantasies are indulged regularly in darkened theaters, ...

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