Deadlight Jack by Mark Onspaugh

Hans Christian Andersen meets the denizens of Swamp People in this dark, and disturbing pseudo-fairy tale set in the Louisiana bayou. Deadlight Jack brings together a cast of interesting characters, drawn into a world beyond the one we ordinary folk see around us.┬áThe two main roguish protagonists access abilities, and insight which some might see... Read More »

Little Heaven by Nick Cutter

Little Heaven is a weird weird book, following a group of mercenaries who for reasons that are not made particularly clear – and which soon become largely irrelevant – are sucked into the creepy world of a Jim Jones-like religious cult deep in the woods. Little Heaven is the name of the religious haven, which... Read More »

C21st Gods by David Tallerman, Anthony Summey (Issue 1)

C21st Gods by David Tallerman, Anthony Summey (Issue 1)I have always found the Cthulhu mythos an interesting one, and I was attracted to this comic, which puts a modern, gritty detective spin on the tale. Arriving at a house to investigate a possible kidnapping, two detective uncover a sinister cultish plot to do dastardly things in the name of Cthulhu. I don’t read... Read More »

Rime by Tim Lebbon

Rime by Tim LebbonThe main character in Rime is a man who is put in an impossible position when the ship he is on appears to come under attack by alien life forms, and he takes action to protect the ship full of humans in cryosleep… with disastrous results. He has to deal with the loss of his... Read More »

Alien – Out of the Shadows by Tim Lebbon

Alien – Out of the Shadows by Tim LebbonAfter the events of the original Alien movie, Ripley is still drifting through space in her escape shuttle, broadcasting a distress message, hoping for a rescue… Meanwhile the occupants of an orbital mining station realise that they are under attack from a mysterious alien force which has attacked their fellow workers, throwing them into a... Read More »

Carnifex by Matthew J Hellscream

Carnifex by Matthew J HellscreamDisclaimer: I received an ARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. Carnifex is the story of a group of friends who are sucked into a nightmarish world – AKA a small (fictional) country town in Queensland. Okay, there’s a little more to it than that – there are really... Read More »

Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash

Monsterland by Michael Phillip CashMonsterland is a novel in the style of a schlock teen horror novel, with a healthy dose of Jurassic Park thrown in for good measure. It follows the downward spiral – I would say journey, but that’s probably giving the main characters too much credit – of a group of teenagers who are living in... Read More »