161 pages from Valancourt Press
Initially published in 1983, Slimer is the story of six drug smugglers stranded on an oil rig after their boat sinks. They find the platform deserted with only piles of clothes as evidence of the former inhabitants. Also, the rig isn’t decked out like an oil drilling equipment but scientific research equipment instead. Soon, the six drug smugglers find that they are not alone and are being hunted by something,...
BOOK REVIEW: Kallie Reviews A LUSH AND SEETHING HELL by John Hornor Jacobs and SKEIN ISLAND by Aliya Whiteley
I first read John Hornor Jacobs after a friend suggested him to me. I instantly became a huge fan of his and reading A Lush and Seething Hell made me an even bigger fan. The book is composed of two stories, one of which I like a bit more than the other, but I’ll get to that. This book is described as cosmic horror and that is spot on. This book is unsettling and it sticks with the reader long after they’ve finished it. The first story is “The Sea...
Blog tours. This subject has recently come to my attention. But it's not a new concept for me. Early in my #bookstagramming days, I was invited to join various Blog Tour "organizations" but I always declined. Why?
1. They never had any books of interest to me
2. I hate reading or posting on a strict deadline
3. Nobody really reads blogs anymore ( says the one typing up a BLOG post)
I'm here to tell you that you do NOT need the services of a Blog Tour and you absolutely do NOT need to pay...
“Just because nobody is there to witness such things doesn’t make them less true.”
First, let me confess that I have never read Dracula. I know I know tsk tsk!! But before you come for me, let me explain. Dracula has always intimidated me. Anything that was written way back when has always intimidated me. I think it’s because I often find the writing hard to understand, and also a tad bit boring. Well after listening to the audiobook for Dracul my need to read Dracula has increased.
Title: Those Who Came Before
Author: J. H. Moncrieff
Publisher: Flame Tree Press
Reviewed By: John Lynch
Those Who Came Before, the latest from J.H. Moncrieff, is part creature horror and part murder mystery. Moncrieff takes elements of Native American history and mythology and uses them to craft a highly readable book that brings gore and intrigue. The story follows two main characters. One is a first-person narrative following Reese Wallace in the aftermath of his friends being slaughtered, and the other is a 3rd person narrative following Detective Greyeyes as she investigates the crime. In addition...