Book Review: Summer’s End – Author Lisa Morton

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A celebrated author and historian on Halloween rituals is contacted to assist in interpreting an ancient Celtic manuscript. While an Irish archaeologist exhumed the rare find and is working around the clock to translate it, something seems dreadfully awry. Could the passages and pages contain a conjuring to unleash the malevolent Sidh to rain hellfire and brimstone on its unsuspecting readers? Perhaps only an authority on the roots of Samhain and Halloween will have the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Monsters of L.A. – Author Lisa Morton

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Monsters of L.A. by Lisa Morton (Bad Moon Books) In these pages you’ll find the dark stars you grew up watching: Frankenstein, Dracula, Mr. Hyde, the Phantom, the Hunchback…all the silent ones and the first to find their voices are here, and they’re even presented in roughly the order in which they first appeared on a silver screen. The Haunted House of the ‘30s gives way to the Werewolf of the ‘40s, the Monsters of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Halloween Spirits – Editor Lisa Morton

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Halloween Spirits – 11 Tales For The Darkest Night Edited by Lisa Morton TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction by Lisa Morton Someone to Carve the Pumpkins by Kealan Patrick Burke Carrion Man by Joseph Nassise The Devil Came to Mamie’s on Hallowe’en by Lisa Morton The Gunner’s Love Song by Joe McKinney The October Girls by Scott Nicholson Trick or Die by Rick Pickman Thursday by Simon Janus The Outlaws of Hill County by John Palisano … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Samhanach – Author Lisa Morton

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The Samhanach by Lisa Morton “On a Halloween night 300 years ago, something rose out of a Scottish bog to curse the McCafferty clan. Now, in 2010, single mother Merran McCafferty finds her suburban Halloween celebrations torn apart by the arrival of the Samhanach, an ancient trickster demon. When the Samhanach tries to steal Merran’s young daughter, Merran is forced to put aside reason and accept that magic is real, and bogies really do exist … Continue reading

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