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    {Review} Andersonville by Edward M. Erdelac

    by Edward M. Erdelac Published by Hydra on 8.18.15 Genres: Historical Fiction, Horror, Supernatural Pages: 272 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Georgia, 1864. Camp Sumter, aka Andersonville, has earned a reputation as an open sewer of sadistic cruelty and terror where death may come at any minute. But as the Union prisoners of war pray for escape, cursing the fate that spared them a quicker end, one man makes his way into the camp purposefully. Barclay Lourdes has a mission—and a secret. But right now his objective is merely to survive the hellish camp. The slightest misstep summons the full fury of the autocratic commander, Captain Wirz, and the…

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    {Review} Stained by Lee Thomas

    by Lee Thomas Published by Lethe Press on December 11, 201 Genres: Horror, Thriller Pages: 384 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads A madman. A secret, generations old. Another missing boy. They called the sadistic killer The River Rat, and he'd struck again. In a desperate search for his neighbor's son, Ted Lewis came face to face with the killer and survived, but his life was irrevocably altered. The residents of Marchand, Louisiana believed they were safe. The murderer had been captured and was behind bars. But the nightmare wasn't over yet. Because on that summer night, something passed between the two men. Memories of brutality and phantoms of countless…

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    {Review} He Who Walks in Shadow by Brett J. Talley

    by Brett J Talley Published by JournalStone on May 22nd 2015 Genres: Horror Pages: 274 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads The Incendium Maleficarum has been lost and Carter Weston presumed dead, but the story of That Which Should Not Be is only just beginning. Now Carter’s only daughter, Rachel Jones, and his oldest friend, Henry Armitage, must embark on an epic journey that will take them from the hell-blasted Tunguska forest to the catacombs of Paris to the shores of the Scottish Isles. They are in a race against time, for in France, strange murders and whispers of occult rituals herald the rise of an ancient evil bent on…

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    {REVIEW} PLAGUE OF THE MANITOU: Graham Masterton

    by Graham Masterton Published by Severn House on August 1st 2015 Genres: Horror Pages: 256 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Virus expert Anna Grey is disturbed when a dying patient is wheeled past her lab vomiting fountains of blood and screaming like a banshee. To make matters worse, when she examines the man s corpse, she could swear she hears him whisper: Get it out of me. John Patrick Bridges is dead. He s definitely dead. But if he s dead how is he talking? Anna wonders if she s going mad. But then a second man haemorrhages and dies; yet Anna hears him whisper, Please help me. There…

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    (Review) Wakening the Crow by Stephen Gregory

    by Stephen Gregory Published by Netgalley ARC, Solaris on November 11th 2014 Genres: Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 256 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon This was an eARC from NetGalley.   A masterpiece of dark fiction that weaves psychological horror with hints of the supernatural in a tale of a flawed family, fractured by tragedy, only to have their lives and sanity shattered by the presence of a carrion crow.   Just a crow. Simply that, and nothing more.   Or is it? There lies the rub.   Gregory invokes the unquiet ghost of Poe, in the figure of a small boy whose shadow looms large, yet deftly manages to surpass…