I love horror stories which are set on or near the sea. I likewise love the Terror Tales series of anthologies which are edited by Paul Finch. So, it should come as no surprise I really loved Terror Tales of the Ocean published in 2015 by Gray Friar Press. This anthology contains thirteen tales of […]Read More TERROR TALES OF THE OCEAN REVIEW
I reviewed the Terror Tales of the Seaside anthology edited by Paul Finch last year after reading it while on vacation. I’ve recently returned from another vacation, this time having read another in the Terror Tales series. This one takes us to England’s Lake District. As before, Paul has interspersed local legends and mysteries of […]Read More TERROR TALES OF THE LAKE DISTRICT ANTHOLOGY REVIEW
As I’m going to be taking a cruise this month, I thought it would be fun to examine some great horror tales set on the open sea. I’ve included classic masterpieces such as “The Upper Berth” and “The Derelict” as well as modern treats like “Hippocampus”. Incidentally, two of the stories listed below (“Second Night […]Read More TEN TALES OF HIGH SEAS HORROR
Reading the odds of how some horror and science fiction novels have of being made into feature films or television series got me to thinking of some I’d like to see make the leap from page to screen. 1. NIGHT THIGS by Michael Talbot – Movie – This novel about a mansion in the Adirondack Mountains […]Read More FOUR BOOKS I’D LOVE TO SEE ON SCREEN
After several recommendations, I decided to give British author Adam Nevill a try. I settled on APARTMENT 16 because I couldn’t resist the lure of an evil force inhabiting a vacant apartment inside an aging London complex. The story centers around Apryl, a young woman from America who’s traveled to London to handle the affairs […]Read More APARTMENT 16 BY ADAM NEVILL
My haul of books from this Christmas. Lots of great reading ahead! Hope everyone has a fantastic Christmas!Read More Merry Christmas 2014!
House of Fear is an anthology of 19 haunted houses stories (although some aren’t really houses, i.e. a derelict RV and a greenhouse.) I’ve always loved haunted house stories, so this was an easy buy for me. Editor Jonathan Oliver did an excellent job assembling it. Most of the stories were very strong, with two […]Read More HOUSE OF FEAR REVIEW