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    {Review} Orphans of Wonderland by Greg Gifune

    Orphans of Wonderland by Greg F. Gifune Published by Samhain Publishing on 2015-03-03 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Thriller Pages: 320 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Pray it’s only paranoia.Twenty years ago, journalist Joel Walker wrote a book about a ritual killing. It exploded into a bestseller and became part of the mass Satanic hysteria of the 1980s. However, his story and the evil he investigated were real and left him the victim of a nervous breakdown. For the last two decades, his has been a quiet existence far from his former home in Massachusetts. But when one of his childhood friends is brutally murdered and rumored to have…

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    {Review} Creed by James Herbert

    by James Herbert Published by Pan Books on 1990 Genres: Fiction, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller Pages: 200 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads This book was a rocking good time! Any fan of 80’s style horror would dig this novel. We have a paparazzo named Creed that is generally disliked. He is greedy, selfish and obnoxious. Thing is, you are rooting for him anyway. Mr. Herbert created a deeply flawed, but likable protagonist. The best part, next to the 80’s pulp feel, is the humor. Herbert somehow manages to have you laughing, sometimes even in the midst of dire situations. Then there’s a few inside jokes; at one point Creed spots…

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    {Review} Ceremony of Flies by Kate Jonez

    by Kate Jonez Published by Darkfuse on July 8th 2014 Genres: Horror, Supernatural, Thriller Pages: 232 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads This was an eARC provided by DarkFuse through NetGalley. An interesting if odd melding of the thriller and horror genres, Ceremony of Flies starts frenetically and never lets up the pace as two mismatched criminals find themselves playing foster parents to a very odd little boy. Stranger and stranger things assail the group, until it becomes all too apparent this is not a roadtrip through the desert that all (if any) of them are likely to return from. Kate Jonez opts for the first-person limited perspective which makes…