Book Reviews

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
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Shatnerquest – by Jeff BurkEraserhead Press, 2013 When a Magic: The Gathering tournament at Baltimore’s SuperCoolCon is interrupted by the beginning of the end of the world, Gary, Janice, Benny, and Benny’s cat Squishy find themselves on a mission, to boldly go where no cosplay group has gone before. To do what any self-respecting fan
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Book: Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge HCWriter: Roman DirgeArtist: Roman DirgePublisher: Titan BooksRelease Date: September 2011Pages: 112Price: $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 himself,
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Doghead A Graphic Novel Story by: Petong S. Art by: Digitkame 277 Pages Avery is an alienated youth with few ambitions and even less friends. While trying to get closer to one of his classmates he discovers a hermit just outside of town that has a most sinister secret. While studying the old man from
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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
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DEAD HUNGERFlex 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
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11:11 THE TIME PROMPT PHENOMENON: THE MEANING BEHIND MYSTERIOUS SIGNS, SEQUENCES, AND SYNCHRONICITIES (PAPERBACK) by Marie D. Jones, Larry FlaxmanPublished by New Page BooksPublication Date: 2009Format: Black /White – 255 pagesPrice: $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
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SWAN SONGAuthor: Jevron McCroryRelease Date: February 2010Publisher: Vamplit PublishingPublication Date: 2010Format: B & WPrice: 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 of
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SHIFTING FEARSBy: Eric A. ShelmanDolphin Moon Publishing298 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
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NIGHTMARE BALLADBy: Benjamin Kane EthridgeJournalStone Publishing260 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
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A WIZARD’S BESTIARY: A MENAGERIE OF MYTH, MAGIC, AND MYSTERY (PAPERBACK)by Oberon Zell-RavenheartPublished by New Page BooksPublication Date: 2007Format: Black /White – 357 pagesPrice: $19.99 “A Wizards Bestiary” is hands down one of the more fascinating collections on the market. The author Oberon Zell-Ravenheart reveals that he has spent almost 30 years collecting and updating
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Gypsy Blood By Jeff Gunhus Seven Guns Press 286 Pages Corbin Stewart is an author that has looked directly into the eyes of adversity and realized the greatest fear of any writer. He’s submerged deep into the fray of writer’s block. Having already received a handsome advance from his publishing company and blown through most
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Cthulu Blues By Douglas Wynne JournalStone Publishing232 Pages Becca Philips is a tormented soul. Struggling with a burden of regular nightmares, her subconscious is beckoning something beyond this world. Her one and only true ally Jason of the SPECTRA paranormal investigation team may be her only semblance in her sanity. The two’s reunion is more
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