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    {Review} Year of the Dead: Book 2 by Ray Wallace

    Year of the Dead: Book 2 by Ray Wallace Published by Severed Press on Feb 7th 2017 Genres: Zombies, Horror, Apocalyptic Pages: 192 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Humanity's worst nightmare is far from over... Three months have passed since the outbreak—the pandemic giving rise to the vast army of the undead. In that time, civilization has collapsed. Towns have been overrun, cities reduced to smoldering remains. Among the ruins, there are survivors. For them, each day presents some new danger, some unforeseen challenge as, all the while, the zombie threat grows ever larger. And so continues the Year of the Dead. Ray Wallace returns with the second book…

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    (Review) The Complex by Brian Keene

    by Brian Keene Published by Thunderstorm on Dec 10th 2015 Genres: Extreme Horror, Horror Pages: 238 Format: Hardcover Goodreads Meet the residents of the Pine Village Apartment Complex. A young trans woman looking for acceptance. A suicidal middle-aged horror writer. A single mother worried about her child. A Vietnam veteran who feels the world has forgotten him. A pair of hunted would-be criminals. An elderly widow who lives for her cats. Two newlyweds just starting their lives together. And the serial killer known as The Exit. Until tonight, they were strangers -- to each other, and to themselves. Now, as their world teeters on the brink of an apocalypse and…

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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} Devil’s Row by Matt Serafini

    by Matt Serafini Published by Severed Press on May 19th 2015 Genres: Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Historical Fiction, Horror, vampires, werewolves Pages: 219 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads They came together for a blood hunt. Sebastian and Timothy are thief-takers driven by the lure of money, while Garrick is a soldier pursuing malevolent forces that shouldn’t exist. All of them are eager to find the rampaging she-wolf, Elisabeth Luna. Following her across the Holy Roman Empire and beyond, they clash on a mountaintop high above the Moldavian wilderness. Elisabeth is taken by surprise, mortally wounded and left for dead. Both predator and prey must navigate a war-torn land where…

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    (Review) Seize The Night edited by Christopher Golden

    by Brian Keene, Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden, Dan Chaon, Dana Cameron, David Wellington, Joe McKinney, John Ajvide Lindqvist, John Langan, Kelley Armstrong, Laird Barron, Leigh Perry, Lucy A Snyder, Lynda Barry, Michael Kortya, Rio Youers, Robert Shearman, Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Tim Lebbon Published by Simon and Schuster on Oct 6th 2015 Genres: Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Horror, vampires Pages: 544 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads A blockbuster anthology of original, blood-curdling vampire fiction from New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, including Charlaine Harris, whose novels were adapted into HBO’s hit show True Blood, and Scott Smith, publishing his first work since The Ruins. Before being transformed…