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    {Review} Bad Apples: Five Slices of Halloween Horror

    Bad Apples by Adam Light, Edward Lorn, Evans Light, Gregor Xane, Jason Parent Published by Corpus Press on September 5, 2014 Genres: Horror, Dark Fiction Pages: 227 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads The five freshest voices in horror will make you reconsider leaving the house on October 31st with these all-new Halloween tales: * A brother and sister creep out of the darkness with bags full of deadly tricks in Gregor Xane's THE RIGGLE TWINS. * A boy with a misshapen skull just wants to be normal in Evans Light's PUMPKINHEAD TED. * A group of thrill seekers learn that looking for terror is a whole lot more fun…

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    Paul’s Top 10 Reads of 2015

    by Adam Light, Brett J Talley, Brian Hodge, Edward Lorn, Evans Light, Glenn Rolfe, Gregor Xane, Jason Parent, Jonathan Janz, Kealan Patrick Burke, Ray Wallace, Ronald Malfi, Shane McKenzie, Tim Lebbon Genres: Apocalyptic, Cosmic Horror, Extreme Horror, Horror, Supernatural, werewolves So 2015 winds to a close. And that means it’s time for me to reflect back on what has been a busy (though not insanely so) year of reading. I wound my way through upwards of 150-odd books this year – mostly novels and novellas with the very occasional graphic novel or short story wovem in for good measure. And the following are those that I found to be the…

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    {Review} The Riggle Twins by Gregor Zane

    by Gregor Xane on November 6, 2014 Genres: Dark Fiction Pages: 39 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads A brother and sister creep out of the darkness with bags full of deadly tricks in Gregor Xane's THE RIGGLE TWINS, a short story selection from Bad Apples: Five Slices of Halloween Horror. HELLNOTES raves: "Thrilling and chilling and nostalgic in all the right places...these stories are excellent across the board. Bad Apples is a welcome addition to the genre, and one that you can come back to year after year when autumnal darkness descends. Recommended." I had so many questions when I stepped into this story because the characters and the…

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    Paul’s Top 10 Horror Reads of 2014

    by Adam Cesare, Adam Light, Bracken McLeod, Brett J Talley, Craig DiLouie, Daryl Gregory, Edward Lorn, Evans Light, Gregor Xane, Jason Parent, Jonathan Janz, Justin Cronin, Tim Curran, Tim Waggoner With the end of 2014 only a matter of hours away, it’s a very appropriate time to look back over the titles I perused through the last 364-odd days and pick from them the ten very best. Novels, novellas, graphic novels or collections that really did grab me, or better yet, managed to knock a sock off or two. In essence, I’ll be counting them down from ten to one, saving the very best for last, with the only requirement…

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    {Review} The Hanover Block by Gregor Xane

    by Gregor Xane Published by new dollar pulp on 11.2.2014 Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror, Sci-Fi Pages: 74 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads 4.5 stars! To quote Dorothy Parker: “What fresh hell is this? I don’t know, but I know that I liked it. Now, as to what to say. I’m not sure. This is a little bit of a drug and alcohol infused Hunter S. Thompson-ish narrative, (well, not quite that far), in which Giorgio Tsoukalos shows up and George Romero pukes in the backyard. In case you don’t know who Giorgio is he’s this guy: This was a crazy novella, that just sucked me…