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    {Review} Braineater Jones by Stephen Kozeniewski (audio)

    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 Stephen Kozeniewski Published by Red Adept Publishing Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Hard-Boiled, Mystery & Detective, Noir, Zombies Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Braineater Jones wakes up face down in a swimming pool with no memory of his former life, how he died, or why he’s now a zombie. With a smart-aleck severed head as a partner, Jones descends into the undead ghetto to solve his own murder. But Jones’s investigation is complicated by his crippling addiction to human flesh. Like all…

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    {Review} Everything Under the Moon by Jeff Johnson

    by Jeff Johnson Published by Soft Skull Press on 9.13.16 Genres: Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Law & Crime, Noir, Psychological Horror, Thriller, werewolves Pages: 300 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Born in Missouri more than a century ago and raised in a Pentecostal orphanage, the creature now calling himself Gelson Verber has changed his name countless times. He’s part-werewolf, and makes his living hunting certain kinds of bad men—criminals, rapists, thugs—in an often grotesque parody of the natural order. Verber is clearly suffering from the kinds of things a werewolf would be uniquely vulnerable to in the modern world: the horror of war, drug abuse,…

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    Review: Biters/The Reborn by Harry Shannon/Brett J Talley

    by Brett J Talley, Harry Shannon Genres: Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Horror Pages: 228 Buy on Amazon Goodreads The following is based on an eARC from one of the authors in exchange for an honest review. Biters/The Reborn is the first of the DoubleDown series of books from Journalstone publishing that I’ve read, and it’s very safe to say, it won’t be the last. Both novellas included here are quality stories linked only by the theme of life after two very different versions of the apocalypse. In Harry Shannon’s Biters, slowly evolving zombies have all but over-run the world, leaving only a few pockets of humanity trying to live whatever life…

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    Review of Ugly As Sin by James Newman

    Ugly As Sin by James Newman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Smooth as moonshine Southern white trash noir that hits like a piledriver. Combining edge of your seat suspense, and characters that will rent space in your head for the rest of your life, this book drags you in, beats you bloody and leaves you begging for more. Nick Bullman looms large, a character bigger than life, monolithic in stature. Scarred, flawed, yet possessing that one element that raises the bar….a soul. He looms large over a literary landscape of two dimensional tough guys, and stands shoulder to shoulder with Chandler’s Marlowe, Vachss’ Burke and Lansdale’s Hap and Leonard,…