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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…

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    {Review} Suckers by Z Rider

    by Z Rider on 17th February 2015 (ebook); 25th November 2014 (paperback) Genres: Apocalyptic, Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 302 (ebook) Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads There’s an old adage deriding the judging of books by their covers. I’ve long thought that adage should be amended to more specifically target book blurbs, and I’m more convinced than ever that I’m right about this after reading Z Rider’s debut novel, Suckers. As you can see from higher up this page, the summarising blurb paints Suckers as some kind of hybrid zombie-vampire apocalyptic read, which frankly, sounded pretty damn good to me. But in reality, Rider here serves up something more akin…

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    Enter Night by Michael Rowe

    Enter, Night by Michael Rowe Published by HarperCollins on 2012-04-17 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 420 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Welcome to Parr's Landing, Population 1,528 . . . and shrinking. The year is 1972. Widowed Christina Parr, her daughter Morgan, and her brother-in-law Jeremy have returned to the remote northern Ontario mining town of Parr’s Landing, the place from which Christina fled before Morgan was born, seeking refuge. Dr. Billy Lightning has also returned in search of answers to the mystery of his father’s brutal murder. All will find some part of what they seek—and more. Built on the site of a decimated 17th-century Jesuit mission…

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    {Review} Fear the Light: Who Murdered Dracula? by William Massa

    Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Fear the Light: Who Murdered Dracula? by William Massa Blurb:  WHO MURDERED DRACULA? Many had tried to destroy the Count over the centuries. All had failed. Until now! Eight vampires gather at their maker’s castle to solve the mystery. But death awaits them.  SURVIVE THE DAY! The sun rises over the chateau, a voice cries out. Another vampire is slain. Trapped, the sun burning bright outside, Dracula’s children face a mysterious killer who plans on picking them off one by one. A killer who knows all their secrets. All their weaknesses.  As daylight reigns and their numbers dwindle, a dark suspicion grows – could the murderer be…

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    Charming by Elliott James

    $8.89 Blurb: John Charming isn’t your average Prince… He comes from a line of Charmings — an illustrious family of dragon slayers, witch-finders and killers dating back to before the fall of Rome. Trained by a modern day version of the Knights Templar, monster hunters who have updated their methods from chain mail and crossbows to Kevlar and shotguns, John Charming was one of the best–until a curse made him one of the abominations the Knights were sworn to hunt. That was a lifetime ago. Now, John tends bar under an assumed name in rural Virginia and leads a peaceful, quiet life. That is, until a vampire and a blonde…