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Vaughn Entwistle is a British novelist who lives in the ancient cathedral city of Wells, Somerset.

For most of his life he has rattled about between England and the United States. He lived for over ten years in Seattle where, when not pursuing a day job as a writer/editor, ran a successful gargoyle sculpting business (yes, really!).

When not attempting to write with one cat on his lap, a Brittany lying across his feet, and one or more cats sauntering across the keyboard. When not writing he can be found walking the dog in the English countryside exploring the many gothic manors, ancient stone circles and remains of Roman towns and forts.

To date, he has published two books featuring the sleuthing team of Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde, wh
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Another great review of my book of short ghosts and weird fantasy stories, this one from the very prestigious British Fantasy Society.

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As a lifelong fan and collector of horror fiction, I've been waiting for a book like this to come along for years. There have been several books of literary criticism focusing on horror boom-era works, but nothing really that included the trashier..." Read more of this review »
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Wow! Quite stunning. I had seen the Ken Russell movie version many times and thought I know what to expect.I was wrong. The novel is amazing. It pretty much follows the film exactly and is just as unrelenting and cruel as the movie, if not even more ...more
The Revenant of Thraxton Hall by Vaughn Entwistle
"I thoroughly enjoyed this mixture of historical fiction paranormal, horror, humor, and mystery. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde are a great team. Oscar Wilde was a wonderful, humorous, delightful character, in particular. Have ordered the n..." Read more of this review »
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Harbingers & Other Stories by Icy Sedgwick
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As a novelist myself, I know how difficult it can be to write the short form. Each of Icy’s short story collections is like a trip to the fun house. You’ve just stepped through the turnstile when: whoosh! a blast of air blows your skirt (or kilt) up, ...more
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Another great sampler of Icy Sedgwick's short fictions. I have previously reviewed her longer collection: Harbingers, and I very much recommend both. Wonderfully crafted short fictions that you will probably burn through in a single sitting (I did!). ...more
" Joe, This would be a stand alone. Still working on book three of the Paranormal Casebooks. "
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The Angel of Highgate by Vaughn Entwistle
"Entwistle is simply a fabulous writer. He plays with language subtly and intelligently, creates unforgettable and unique characters and suspenseful and moving plots. I couldn't put the book down. I can't recommend his books enough, and intend to r..." Read more of this review »
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