From a ruined chemical weapons bunker in Iraq to a shallow grave in California's San Andreas Fault, the lines are drawn for a shadow war that will decide who, or what, will inherit the earth and reign as the next dominant species.
The escalating conflict engulfs the lives of three born survivors: a broken veteran of the Gulf War; a fiercely indepen...more
Cody Goodfellow is my favorite writer from my generation of horror writers, I have written at length about his work. I decided to re-read his first trilogy of works the Radiant Dawn trilogy.
It starts with a Chapbook novella(44 pages) prequel called “In the Shadow of Swords.” This insanely detailed a researched novella is a barn burner. It is far more directly Lovecraftian than Radiant Dawn. It tells the story of A UN weapons detection team searching 199 ...more
Life is the star of Radiant Dawn/Dusk -- life cannot be restrained or controlled on this planet, whether its the Elder Gods filtering and seething down from the stars, or the Old Ones conducting their ill fated experiments condemning them to degeneracy, or shoggoth survivors trying t ...more
There is much more going on than a simple evolutionary tale, many different stories are played out, revealing bits of information that helps sustain the suspense and keeps the reader continuing on, wanting more. I enjoyed how the different organizations intertwine and co ...more
Dark and thrilling, oozing with drama and I love that he made the female Stella a believable tough chick.
The writing is excellent.
He is now a hollow, wasted shell of a human being. His appearance, since he realized he only had to gro ...more