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Book Review: Lovecraft: Four Classic Horror Stories – Author H. P. Lovecraft – Adapted by I.N.J. Culbard

Released in 2018 from the publishers “SelfMadeHero, we have an impressive volume totaling over 512 pages of pure Lovecraft-ian intrigue. Yes, author and artist I.N.J. Culbard has placed his heart and soul into this one with a huge collective of illustrative works that cover 4 HP Lovercraft stories. Those featured here include: The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath,” “The Case of …

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Book Review: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge – Author Roman Dirge

Book: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge HC Writer: Roman Dirge Artist: Roman Dirge Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: September 2011 Pages: 112 Price: $34.95 “A stunning full-color celebration of the eye-catchingly original artwork creator Roman Dirge, the first anthology of his work available anywhere. This lavish hardback includes an introduction and background commentary information on the imagery by Dirge …

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Book Review: The Frightfest Guide to Ghost Movies

Just when you thought that you were all stocked up for the winter with horror books awaiting your attention, that great printing house publisher FAB Press delivers another compelling entree worthy of your attention. Those who have collected the first 2 volumes of FrightFest which include: The Frightfest Guide to Exploitation Movies and the The Frightfest Guide to Monster Movies …

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Book Review: How to Zombie Walk: A Guide to the Zombie Event – Author Eric Hahn

How to Zombie Walk: A Guide to the Zombie Event Author: Eric Hahn With the current zombie craze in full swing, it’s inevitable that someone other than novelists would soon start taking advantage, and what Eric Hahn did was nothing short of genius. For the last five years, he has held an annual Zombie Walk in Omaha, a highly coordinated, …

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Book Review: Dead Hunger – Author Eric A. Shelman

DEAD HUNGER Flex Sheridan receives an eerie phone call of unusual proportion. His sister, Jamie Leighton reaches out and quickly unveils the plague that has consumed her. She complains of an infernal, insatiable hunger. Even her husband or two daughters Jesse and Trina couldn’t subdue her carnal behavior. The call is abruptly concluded to disturbing, blood curdling screams. Distraught, he …

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Book Review: 11:11 The Time Prompt Phenomenon – Author Marie D. Jones | Larry Flaxman

11:11 THE TIME PROMPT PHENOMENON: THE MEANING BEHIND MYSTERIOUS SIGNS, SEQUENCES, AND SYNCHRONICITIES (PAPERBACK) by Marie D. Jones, Larry Flaxman Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 255 pages Price: $15.99 11:11 What is the significance that demands a whole book, numerous web sites, mathematical studies, metaphysical reports and all sorts of phenomena associated with …

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Book Review: The Forbidden (Books of Blood Volumes 4-6) – Author Clive Barker

The Forbidden is one of the stand-out tales from Barker’s acclaimed Books of Blood series: a genre-redefining collection that prompted the horror high-priest Stephen King to proclaim breathlessly that ‘Clive Barker is so good I am almost literally tongue-tied.’ (For any horror fan not to have read these gory, otherworldly fables is a like a church-goer eschewing the New Testament.) It’s …

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Book Review: Swan Song – Author Jevron McCrory

SWAN SONG Author: Jevron McCrory Release Date: February 2010 Publisher: Vamplit Publishing Publication Date: 2010 Format: B & W Price: 2.99 I have a confession to make. When I started reading Jevron McCrory’s aptly titled novella Swan Song, I wanted to hate his protagonist. That’s not the confession. Nor is it a slam against McCrory’s writing. McCrory brings the character …

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Book Review: Shifting Fears – Author Eric A. Shelman

SHIFTING FEARS By: Eric A. Shelman Dolphin Moon Publishing 298 Pages Luke is a mild mannered auto mechanic with passions in life for the simple things. He loves his family, his girlfriend Terri, his business and his borderline obsession with restoring his 1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special. Working on it since childhood he pours blood, sweat and tears into his …

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Book Review: Warped Words for Twisted Minds – Author Christopher C Payne

WARPED WORDS FOR TWISTED MINDS Short Stories compiled by JournalStone’s Christopher C Payne Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble, after all we’re all humanery stew if we don’t pledge allegiance to… ….I love the dead before they rise. No farewells no good-byes, I never even knew your now rotting face. Cadaver eyes upon me see….nothing. Ah, nothing says Halloween better than …

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Book Review: Nightmare Ballad – Author Benjamin Kane Ethridge

NIGHTMARE BALLAD By: Benjamin Kane Ethridge JournalStone Publishing 260 Pages When part time swim instructor Luke Rhodes witnesses the inconceivable, a drowning within his pool, his life slowly becomes unravelled. Haunted by the chords and melodies of a vague recollection in song, he becomes possessed in unravelling its meaning. Cognitive snippets of recollection burst within his memory as the body …

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