The First One You Expect is labeled as a "crime" book, but it revolves around the horror film industry and contains some pretty horrific scenes in its scant 100 pages.
Lovecraft's Monsters, edited by Ellen Datlow and published by Tachyon Publications, is a reprint anthology of some carefully chosen and mighty fine Lovecraftian short stories, novellas and poems.
Maberry throws Ledger and his elite crew at threats composed of off-kilter science, mutations, tampered genetics, shape-shifters, zombies... you know, real mad scientist stuff.
Blood Kin is an Appalachian Gothic in the vein of Cormac McCarthy’s Outer Dark or the stories of Manly Wade Wellman. The story alternates between Depression-era and contemporary Virginia, following Sadie Gibson and her grandson, Michael, respectively.
Fifty-seven years passed between the events of Ridley Scott's Alien and James Cameron's Aliens, and during that entire time, Ellen Ripley slept in stasis. At least, that's what we were told. Now along comes author Tim Lebbon to tell us that wasn't actually the case.
It begins as many zombie stories do, with a survivor shuffling down the streets of his hometown.
In the introductory review to this book, I mentioned the general sense of the character of Rosie and it turns out that while there is a great deal more to Rosie than meets the eye, I wasn't far off.
I named The Fallen Boys by Aaron Dries as one of my favorite horror novels of 2013 here on FEARnet, so my expectations were high as I cracked open his new (well, new-ish – it came out in October of last year) novella
Bram Stoker Award-winning author and editor Michael Knost’s new novel, Return of the Mothman, is in some ways a classic monster story, drawing on the Mothman legend, but in other ways, it is something different
Bentley Little is an author who’s been on my radar for quite some time as someone I “should” be reading, but for whatever reason never got around to.