book review floating staircase by ronald malfi

Book Review: Floating Staircase by Ronald Malfi

Ronald Malfi’s Floating Staircase takes what is a fairly commonplace horror novel plot—the successful horror writer finds himself in a supernatural situation—and turns it into some complex and multilayered, with both true emotion and true suspense. It’s an unforgettable read! Travis Glasgow has moved back to the United States from…

Book-Review: This Plague of Days by Robert Chazz Chutes

Book Review: This Plague of Days by Robert Chazz Chutes

In “This Plague of Days,” Robert Chazz Chutes takes the zombie novel and raises it a level—his story is filled not only with the ambling, hungry undead but also with true human evil. The book begins with a doctor in despair—a dangerous virus, later called the Sutr virus after him,…

book review the novellas by burke

Book Review: The Novellas by Kealan Patrick Burke

Kealan Patrick Burke’s “The Novellas” is a collection of four horror stories that represent the height of suspenseful entertainment! The book kicks off with a mountain camping trip gone bad in “The Tent”—Burke sets the stage for something creepy to happen in the prologue before shifting perspective to a married…

StateofDecay by Peggy Martinez

Book Review: State of Decay by Peggy Martinez

“State of Decay” brings something unique (and very welcome) to the zombie apocalypse genre: a kick-butt heroine who doesn’t need anyone to survive on her own. This one grabbed from the first sentence: “Despite what you’ve been told, the Apocalypse doesn’t begin with fire raining down from the heavens, nor…

Glimpses The Best Stories of Rick Hautala

Book Review: Glimpses by Rick Hautala

“Glimpses: The Best Stories of Rick Hautala” is a meaty collection of short stories that runs the gamut of horror themes, from futuristic terror to more supernatural scares. The first story, “Schoolhouse,” sets the tone for the book—when a man returns to his childhood schoolhouse, long since closed, it brings…

100 Days in Deadland (Deadland Saga) by Rachel Aukes

Book Review: 100 Days in Deadland by Rachel Aukes

Rachel Aukes’ “100 Days in Deadland” is a zombie novel that stands above many of the rest in this popular genre—it’s not only fast-paced and well-written, but also intelligent. The novel is based on Dante’s “Inferno,” segmented into the nine circles of Hell and thirty-four chapters to reflect the 34…

Review: Tankbread by Paul Mannering

Book Review: Tankbread by Paul Mannering

Tankbread is a disturbing post-apocalyptic tale. And make no mistake, it’s a dark, don’t-get-attached horror fest and a truly terrifying journey in to the absolute worst of human nature. But, (and this is a HUGE but!) it’s also a beautifully written story that left me both reeling and hopeful. The…