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Joe Hill has previously published three books (20th Century Ghosts, Heart-Shaped Box and Horns) and I have enjoyed each more than its predecessor. Thi ...more
Feb 2013
Feb 01, 2013
The Enchanted
I must admit that this novel really took me by surprise! It is an impressive debut (though not Denfeld’s first publication - she has previously penned ...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
The Deep
Ever since finishing Frank Schatzing’s The Swarm seven years ago, I have wanted to read another one like it - a modern, exciting adventure with a deep ...more
Sep 2014
Aug 30, 2014
Infected (Infected, #1)
WOW!! First of all, I enjoyed this book so much that I stayed up reading when I should have been sleeping... I just couldn't put it down! I had to rea ...more
Jan 11, 2014
Apr 24, 2012
The Ruins
This was certainly a thrilling and eventful read! I stayed up way too late to finish this book in nearly one sitting! While it definitely entertained ...more
Jul 16, 2008
Jun 30, 2011
Resurrection Dreams
Zombies were never as much fun as this! I am not, in general, a zombie fan... I find most of the movies to be amongst the worst in the horror genre, a ...more
Sep 02, 2010
May 11, 2010
I Don't Want to Kill You (John Cleaver #3)
I’m very nearly speechless after this rather explosive finale to the John Wayne Cleaver trilogy. After being forced to wait a few days between reading ...more
Jan 04, 2013
Jan 07, 2013
Pandemic (Infected #3)
Though it has been nearly five years of waiting (4 years and seven months for me since I first breathlessly devoured Infected), this conclusion is wel ...more
Jan 14, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
Summer of Night
Genuinely frightening!! Truly, I found this book to be amazingly impressive. I can't believe that it was never made into a film! Since Stephen King is ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
With an eye-catching cover and an intriguing title, I had high hopes for this horror novel - and surprisingly, it more than lived up to them! I really ...more
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Cry Wolf
This was very much your traditional werewolf story. The werewolf parts were deeply rooted in the standard European mythology. That said, it still made ...more
Feb 06, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
Conversations with the Devil
Despite a solid, creepy foundation and build-up, the book’s climax fell completely flat. Of all the fictitious Satans that I have stumbled across in n ...more
Nov 13, 2011
Jun 15, 2012
A Twisted Ladder
Hawk’s debut novel makes a strong entrance into a sort of cross-genre market. She blends - and without making it remotely choppy, or discombobulated - ...more
Nov 13, 2011
Jun 06, 2012
I Am Not A Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1)
Wow! What an impressive debut novel! John Wayne Cleaver seems fated to be a serial killer - with connections to famous serial killers built in through ...more
Jan 02, 2013
Feb 11, 2010
A complete summer simply can’t be had without curling up with one of Laymon’s novels. With a catchy title implying vampires, this seems to promise fun ...more
Sep 11, 2012
May 11, 2010
Let the Right One In
With not one, but two films made based on this novel, a lot of hype surrounded it before I picked it up. I always start these novels with a bit of tre ...more
Aug 15, 2011
May 14, 2010
The debut novel is so often an author’s strongest - it can feel like the most polished and precious of an author’s entire canon. I have been a fan of ...more
Jan 31, 2013
Jun 08, 2012
Pig Island
Wow. What a fascinating read - and definitely quite different from what I expected. After enjoying Hayder’s Jack Caffery series, I thought her standal ...more
Aug 05, 2008
Apr 09, 2010
Contagious (Infected, #2)
YOWZA!!! What an ominous ending!! I can’t hardly focus on the preceding 400 pages. The overwhelming nature of that cliffhanger ending - combined with ...more
Jan 12, 2014
Apr 24, 2012
20th Century Ghosts
I'm not really a huge fan of the short story format, but this collection was more entertaining than most. Stephen King's son is talented in his own ri ...more
Aug 30, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
Phantom Feast
Ehh.. this was a very strange book. I must say that I expected more after reading the reviews. It was not scary, just unnecessarily gory. The only cha ...more
Nov 09, 2009
Jan 25, 2010
The Demonologist
What a creepy book! This was an exciting and quite grotesque book! Not to mention a book that I should not have started reading so late at night! It g ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
Nowhere To Hide
Wow! Talk about a riveting, edge-of-your-seat thriller! I really enjoyed this horrific tale. It was vividly (almost too vividly, at times) written and ...more
Mar 19, 2010
Dec 24, 2009
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Apr 21, 2010
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