[REVIEW] Bad Girl in the Box – by Tim Curran

Bad Girl in the BoxBy Tim CurranVerdict 4/5 What the flying fuck? Okay, so this is weird horror and extreme horror, no doubt. I’m not entirely sure how to describe this book to someone because, to be honest, I’m not sure I even understand some of it. By the final line, I was left laughing…

[REVIEW] Jedi Summer with the Magnetic Kid – by John Boden

Jedi Summer with the Magnetic KidBy John BodenVerdict: 5/5 Jedi Summer is one of those “horror” novellas that strikes me more as a coming-of-age drama than anything darker than your average reality. That being said, I love this particular subgenre. Boden writes in a very personal way, switching between active storytelling and bracketed background information…

[REVIEW] Below – by Kev Harrison

Below is more of a dramatic piece than suspenseful or scary. Little happens in the current timeframe, which left me wanting the past to be fleshed out by actual scenes (rather than notes) — that’s when the exciting stuff happened. Had those letters been actual chapters of direct detail from the grandfather, I would have…

[REVIEW] Malignant Summer – by Tim Meyer

MALIGNANT SUMMER – by Tim Meyer Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publsihing Available: June 2021 Verdict: 4.0 out of 5.0 Overview: Kids are getting sick in Hooperstown, New Jersey. People are blaming the chemical plant, which has been secretly dumping in the woods by the river for years. But there’s something even more menacing at play –…

[REVIEW] Gulf by Shelly Campbell

GULF – by Shelly Campbell Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publishing Available: April 2021 Verdict: 3.25 out of 5.0 Overview: David is the youngest in a large family that vacations in a cabin every summer. All his life, he’s been largely ignored and bullied by his siblings and mother. Only his father and brother, James, seem to…

[REVIEW] From Death Reborn – by Kenneth W. Cain

FROM DEATH REBORN – by Kenneth W. Cain Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publishing Available: April 2021 Verdict: 4.25 out of 5.0 Overview: (Courtesy of Goodreads listing) In the spaces between Heaven and Hell there is the un-life, a place where all beings are but pieces on a chessboard. Influenced by greed and power and love, each…