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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} Dark Screams: Volume Two

    by Norman Prentiss, Robert McCammon, Shawntelle Madison Published by Hydra on 3/3/2015 Pages: 131 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads THE DEEP END by Robert McCammon Everyone thinks the drowning death of Neil Calder in the local swimming pool was a tragic accident. Only his father knows better. Now, on the last night of summer, Neil returns in search of revenge.   INTERVAL by Norman Prentiss Flight 1137 from St. Louis by way of Nashville has gone missing. As anxious friends and family gather around the gate, a ticket clerk finds herself eyewitness to a moment of inhuman evil.   IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK by Shawntelle Madison Eleanor has…

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    {Review} Dark Screams: Volume 1 -edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar

    by Brian James Freeman, Richard Chizmar Published by Hydra, Random House Publishing Group on 12.9.14 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Thriller Pages: 88 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads This anthology consists of short stories by Stephen King, Kelley Armstrong, Bill Pronzini, Simon Clark and Ramsey Campbell. How could a reader go wrong? The Stephen King story “Weeds” was part of the movie Creepshow. This is the one in which the King himself starred, where the meteor fell to earth in the man’s backyard. In the movie, I thought the tale was hokey, but in the book I liked it more. We are privy to more of Jordy’s…