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Thou Shalt Not...

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Breaking the Commandments Anew Ever broken one of God's "Big Ten"? Of course you have. We all have. Except for murder and adultery the consequences of which are obvious what were the results? A little guilt? Did you disappoint yourself or someone else? Or did no one even notice? Thou Shalt Not... is an anthology of horror and crime fiction where someone breaks one of the ...more
Paperback, 410 pages
Published September 8th 2006 by Dark Cloud Press
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Tucker
Jan 17, 2009 Tucker rated it really liked it
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This short story anthology is based on the theme of what happens when someone breaks one of the Ten Commandments. There's alien gods demanding human sacrifices, vampirish creatures, and deranged liars and killers. Quite satisfying. Many admirable writers. When I finished the book, though, I simply felt that I'd read some entertaining horror stories, without gaining any theological or anti-theological insight. The Ten Commandments is just a device to pull the stories together into a single ...more
Phoenix Carvelli
Apr 05, 2012 Phoenix Carvelli rated it it was amazing
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The Ten Commandments theme is a clever way to tie these stories together and leave a lasting impression. If you want to read stories that leave a lasting chill down your spine, look no further...just be sure to keep the lights on!
Jennifer
Jul 19, 2012 Jennifer rated it really liked it
This is not generally a genre that I read ever. But, I did read the whole book and it was enjoyable to read. Definitely a nice collection to get to see some of the newer authors out there.
Jen
Feb 26, 2009 Jen rated it liked it
This book is a horror short story collection exploring what could happen when each of the ten commandments are broken. I share a last name with one of the authors included in the collection, and although his story is great (just go and break commandment #9 and see what happens), I have to be honest and admit that one story on the breaking of #4 called "Wiggly People" was just perfect- short, and freaky creepy. Overall, the collection was a mixed bag. I think two of the stories received honorable ...more
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Great story by Barbara Malenky
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Love the story by Jacqueline West - a standout in this already-fun anthology.
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