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The Painted Darkness by Brian James Freeman – A Book Review

Painting means more to Henry than he can quite explain. He has long had a vivid imagination, but now, with his wife having left him following one more argument (“Where have you been going in that head of yours lately?” … Continue reading

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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins – A Book Review

Insurrection. Revolution. After Katniss Everdeen‘s safe return from the 74th annual hunger games with Peeta Mellark, both of them tributes from District 12, the Capitol is in turmoil. Never before have two tributes returned with their lives from the arena. and … Continue reading

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Witch Water by Edward Lee – A Book Review

Thanks to A.R. Braun for the recommendation. Stewart Fenshawe thinks he has problems now. Well, he does. As Witch Water, Edward Lee‘s fictional tribute to 19th century horror master M.R. James opens, the reader follows billionaire Fenshawe as he drives … Continue reading

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Joyland by Stephen King – A Book Review

I originally published this book review on Goodreads in late July 2013, hence the reference to “stars.” (Friend me on that network, by the way, if we’re not already connected and you like reading book reviews of literary and horror fiction). … Continue reading

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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King – A Book Review

It’s been more than 30 years since readers left Daniel Torrance at the exploded remains of the Overlook Hotel in Colorado, his father–Jack Torrance–a frustrated writer and abusive alcoholic, now dead as the unfortunate victim of the ghosts that haunt … Continue reading

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Book Review – Mort Morte by David Henry Sterry

It’s fall now and the season for amusement parks may have drawn to a close but if you’re looking for one wild ride, you could do a lot worse than pick up Mort Morte by David Henry Sterry. By turns … Continue reading

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Book Review – Hostile Witness by Rebecca Forster

There is a reason Josie Baylor-Bates isn’t a criminal defense attorney anymore. And everything seems to be working out with her life just fine, thank you very much. She’s about to be made partner in a small, inconspicuous law firm … Continue reading

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