Cancer touches the lives of many and has a dramatic impact on not only the victims of cancer but their families also. In 2010 in the UK alone, 325,000 were diagnosed with cancer. In the fight against cancer, Scottish author William Meikle decided to take his skills as a writer and united like-minded authors to [...]
In 2011, I happened to stumble across Outpost, the debut novel from Adam Baker and was so thoroughly impressed, I got my hands on the follow up title Juggernaut as soon as I possibly could. Now in 2013, Baker revisits the Outpost universe he has created with Terminus.
The book offers the following synopsis:
“The world has [...]
Being no stranger to the work of award winning American author Joe McKinney, I had no hesitation in picking up The Red Empire and other short stories, a collection of eight eclectic tales of horror, crime and the macabre.
When I said this collection was eclectic, I really meant it. McKinney brings together tales of straight [...]
195 years ago, more than half a century before the invention of the telephone and more than 100 years before the first demonstration of television, Mary Shelley’s vision of science gone awry Frankenstein was published. Shelley’s idea has been replicated in countless films, plays, on television and in books; and the character of Frankenstein’s monster [...]
It’s no secret that I love horror based on historical fact or even that which takes a well-established genre archetype like Dracula and offers up novel stories such as those seen in Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula series. That said, my curiosity was piqued by Machina Mortis: Steampunk’d Tales of Terror, a collection of short horror [...]
Having read Joseph D’Lacey’s vampiric tale Blood Fugue at the tail end of 2012, I was keen to sample more of the author’s work. However, I was initially hesitant when his latest work Black Feathers was touted as “fantasy”. I’m afraid I’m just not a fan of hobbits, elves and quests for sacred objects with [...]
Despite the title, I can confirm that this book has nothing to do with the 80s rom-com starring Cher and Nicolas Cage but is in fact the follow up to High Moor, the excellent werewolf horror tale from British author Graeme Reynolds.
The book offers the following by way of synopsis:
“The people of High Moor are [...]
Picking up The Estuary, a 2009 novel from Irish author Derek Gunn, was a no-brainer for me. For those who are familiar with my love of the zombie sub-genre and all things apocalyptic, it surely came as no surprise that I’d enjoy this book!
The following synopsis sets the scene:
“Journalist, John Pender has returned to his [...]
Last month, I read Inheritance by Joe McKinney and after being impressed by that particular offering, I was eager to sample some of the author’s other work. Quarantined struck me as something I’d be interested in after reading the synopsis provided below.
“The citizens of San Antonio, Texas are threatened with extermination by a terrifying outbreak [...]