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    {Review} The Delicate Dependency by Michael Talbot

    by Michael Talbot Published by Valancourt Books on 06-30-2014 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller Pages: 390 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads They are cool to the touch and alluringly beautiful in their ageless youth. Their laughter seduces, their brilliance beguiles. They guard the secrets of science and history, and the answers to the mysteries of life and death lie within their vastly superior knowledge. In centuries past, they were known as the Illuminati. They are the vampire. Dr. John Gladstone, a scientist in Victorian London, is thrust into their world after his carriage runs over a young man of angelic beauty named Niccolo. When Niccolo kidnaps Gladstone's…

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    {Review} A House in the Country by Matt Shaw

    on June 23, 2014 Genres: Horror, Thriller Pages: 79 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads What happened?! It was all there just waiting to be used. The set-up, the characters, the backstory. Whaaaaat happened? Nothing. Nothing happened. My gosh. I thought this was going to be a winner to the nth degree. Shaw grabbed me with this family moving into this awesome new house. The husband, just wanting to provide for his family. A wife who wants to make her husband happy and two little girls who are going to finally have their own rooms. The littlest girl has bad dreams and her “dreams” get worse when they move into…

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    {Review} Camp Arcanum by Josef Matulich

    Published by Post Mortem Press Genres: Supernatural Pages: 303 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Marc, the main character, and his assistants were an interesting bunch, bringing craftiness, humor, and brawn to this colorful story. The writing was done well and flowed smoothly. I was able to coast through this read fairly quick. I found the love aspect to be lacking as I thought there might have been some magic behind the attraction as it happened so quickly. Brenwyn had many secrets that she could not/would not share, making certain situations harder than they should have been. While there was nothing really “wrong” with this read, I just didn’t find…

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    {Review} Nightcrawlers by Tim Curran

    by Tim Curran Pages: 272 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads I was saving all my Curran reads for some unknown day in the future when I was snowed in and unable to leave the house. However, a friend recommended I read it pronto. I did and found it lacking. The characters were ineffectual when it came down to me, the reader, caring about their outcomes. Where were Tim’s normally hated/loved characters you wished would die/live? That alone pulled this read down for me. It was also lacking in the atmospheric department that I normally brag about. Don’t get me wrong, there were moments where I could imagine the darkness,…

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    {Review} After Death by Derrick LaCombe

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.by Derrick LaCombe Pages: 291 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads A team of scientists return after an expedition carrying a virus that they soon succumb to. Only it doesn’t stop with them. An unrelenting plague is set on mankind and the race is on to not only survive, but to find out if what’s left of humanity have any chance of stopping it. Pro: The pacing of this read was engrossing and action-packed. The plot didn’t plateau like a lot of zombie…