Category Archives: Horror

AISFP Book Review: ODD MEN OUT by Matt Betts

Odd Men Out by Matt Betts My rating: 4 of 5 stars Review Excerpt: These characters’ journeys from outcast to hero set in a creatively-built playground made Odd Men Out an enjoyable read and Matt Betts an author to follow. … Continue reading

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Book Review: FIEND by Peter Stenson

REVIEW SUMMARY: The zombie apocalypse has never been more engrossing, heart-wrenching, or personal. I rooted for this hero with held breath. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A pair of drug addicts open their window to a zombie apocalypse, run for their … Continue reading

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SF Signal Book Review: Children of the Night by Dan Simmons

I reviewed this book over at SF Signal today. Here’s a sample: Children of the Night begins with a preface of the author’s first hand research visiting Romania and historical locations important to Dracula’s life, and the tragedy of that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Permanent Damage by Michael Montoure

I first discovered Michael Montoure last year through his book of short stories, Slices. I was so impressed that I spotlighted individual stories, invited him to do short interviews on them, and for a few, had him read samples. I’m … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Narrows by Ronald Malfi

The Narrows by Ronald Malfi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ronald draws the reader in with strong description and interesting characters. I am a big fan of Horror, but not so when it relies on cheap tricks and bland … Continue reading

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Book Review: SUMMER OF NIGHT by Dan Simmons

I first learned of Dan Simmons from his story “This Year’s Class Picture,” in the Living Dead anthology, and loved it so much I wrote a Saturday Spotlight about him and this story. One of the benefits of this blog … Continue reading

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