Category Archives: Book Reviews

Audiobook Review: ALIEN: OUT OF THE SHADOWS by Tim Lebbon (A full cast production)

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Alien: Out of the Shadows: An Audible Original Drama Written by: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, Kathryn Drysdale, Laurel Lefkow, Andrea Deck, Mac McDonald Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins Release Date: 04-26-16 Publisher: Audible Studios Book Description: As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in […]

Audiobook Review: MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King (Narr. Will Patton)

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Wow, Mr. King. Books like this remind me what King looks like when he’s the best. Right from the first chapter we see how well he can make us care for characters in their common, yet individualized struggles. There is some hard to swallow incest moments, but even in that he’s showing us how far […]

Audiobook Review: THE BIG SHEEP by Robert Kroese (Narr. Fred Berman)

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The Big Sheep Written by: Robert Kroese Narrated by: Fred Berman Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins  Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:06-28-16 Publisher: Macmillan Audio Robert Kroese is a shocking talent who more than surpassed my expectations on this latest book, The Big Sheep, dubbed Blade Runner meets The Big Sleep. His last book, Starship Grifters was […]

Review: The Pawn in the Portal (A Wyrd Short Story) by Nick Cole

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The Pawn in the Portal: A Wyrd Short Story by Nick Cole Print Length: 43 pages Publisher: Nick Cole (April 20, 2016) Very interesting idea for a short story. It’s essentially a well developed conversation about faith and agnosticism between two survivors in a zombie apocalypse where the strong twist at the end wisely illustrates […]

Book Review: THE SILENCE by Tim Lebbon

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The Silence by Tim Lebbon Print Length: 400 pages Publisher: Titan Books (April 14, 2015) Cheers to Lebbon for writing another apocalyptic story that sets the genre on its ear and plows forward. After loving his inter-dimensional zombie epic, Coldbrook (review here), I was very excited to see him impress me with something equally as […]

Audiobook Review – ESOTERRORISM by C.T. Phipps (Narr. Jeffrey Kafer)

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Esoterrorism by C.T. Phipps My rating: 4 of 5 stars Check out the audiobook on Audible Prior to reading this, C.T. was just a cool guy with a great blog. I saw his The Rules of Supervillainy series and thought, I’m glad for his sales, but I’m really not a superhero fan. I really wanted […]

They Tell Me You Are Wicked by David Hagerty #Crime #EvolvedPub

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Thank you David Hagerty. “They Tell Me You Are Wicked” brought me back into reader bliss, where I gladly chose a book over any other distraction. I also love that the experience was in such a new and fresh setting as late 70’s Chicago. I’m not familiar with that time or culture, but I feel […]

Audiobook Review: THE LAST POLICEMAN by Ben H. Winters (Narr. Peter Berkrot)

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The Last Policeman Written by: Ben H. Winters Narrated by: Peter Berkrot Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins Series: The Last Policeman, Book 1 Amazon | Audible | Author Website The Last Policeman was a clever mashup of post-apocalyptic chaos in the calm but mysterious path of a detective who chooses doing what he does […]