Category Archives: Horror

Audiobook Review: THE FOLD by Peter Clines (Narr. Ray Porter)


The Fold by Peter Clines STEP INTO THE FOLD. IT’S PERFECTLY SAFE. The folks in Mike Erikson’s small New England town would say he’s just your average, everyday guy. And that’s exactly how Mike likes it. Sure, the life he’s chosen isn’t much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he’s content […]

Audiobook Review: THE REMAINING by D.J. Molles (Narr. Christian Rummel)

The Remaining

The Remaining by D.J. Molles (Narrated by Christian Rummel) My rating: 4 of 5 stars Beginnings of zombie books are important because they are where the story often sets itself apart. This book has a few ways, one of which being that I guess it isn’t technically a zombie book. The furies are dead people […]

Book Review: BLACKOUT by Tim Curran (DarkFuse)


Blackout by Tim Curran Publisher: DarkFuse, 2014. 234 Pages. Book Description: In the midst of a beautiful summer, in a perfectly American suburban middle-class neighborhood, a faraway evil is lurking, waiting to strike the unsuspecting residents. First come the flashing lights, then the heavy rains, high winds, and finally a total blackout. But that’s only […]

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. The genre mashup between steampunk, alternate history, horror and monster-catching thriller excited me in their […]

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 country’s orphan problem. The story begins with a team of Americans visiting Romania to investigate […]

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 not much of a short story reader, though, so I didn’t end up finishing Slices […]