One year ago today, I submitted my first review for AndyErupts and a matter of days later, I found myself immersed in Anno Dracula, Kim Newman’s tale of Jack the Ripper operating in a Victorian England where Dracula has wed the Queen and vampirism is rife. It seems only appropriate that I mark today by [...]
Bloodbath on the Titanic came to my attention due to the fact that 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic. The facts and circumstances of that fateful night in April 1912 are well-documented; but Stewart King takes them and puts a slightly different spin on events…
The following synopsis outlines the story:
Back in September 2011, I read and reviewed William Meikle’s The Watchers Omnibus and absolutely loved it. I have, whenever possible, come back to this author time and again for some real horror entertainment.
Looking through Meikle’s catalogue of work, I was attracted to Eldren: The Book of the Dark after reading the following synopsis on [...]
In an effort to try and read something a little different to my usual choice of zombie horror and/or post-apocalyptica, I picked up Inferno: Go to Hell, a 2012 short story by Scott Reeves.
Amazon provided the following synopsis:
“”The seal must not be broken. What’s inside must not get out.”
The 10th century A.D.
Fanatical Christians rebelling against [...]
I bought The Eyes of the Dead by G.R.Yeates on the recommendation of an author. Usually I wouldn’t do such a thing but the cover intrigued me and the following information from the book’s Kindle page piqued my interest given my love of history:
“Vampires are loose in the trenches of the First World War.
Passchendaele, 1917. [...]
I think it’s fair to say that for the recent past, I’ve avoided quite a lot of vampiric fiction, perhaps as a bit of a knee-jerk reaction to Twilight-mania which seems to have swept the globe. My faith in this classic horror archetype has gradually been restored through reading the likes of Kim Newman’s Anno [...]