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Drowning Ruth
3.73
did not like it
I swaer, with some of the books being written today I could write a book about mutant kung-fu hamsters and get it published. The story danced around ...more
not set
May 23, 2009
 
The House That Jack Built
3.84
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Let me start off by saying how much I love Graham Masterton's writing style. It is his prose that kept me reading it even after I be ...more
May 27, 2009
May 02, 2009
 
Chasing the Ripper
3.31
did not like it
Foot-Stamping

Her answer (and to hype her upcoming revised book) to the criticisms that she met with. Her single bounces around mentioning a few fact
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Sep 13, 2015
Sep 13, 2015
 
Crow Shine
4.41
really liked it
This was a great collection of dark fantasy/horror stories. Well-written and creative, it kept me reading far past the time I should have been asleep ...more
Jan 21, 2017
Jan 18, 2017
 
Embers: A Collection of Dark Fiction
4.32
really liked it
A very nice cover. The art work is excellent. It fits the Embers title well and is creepy looking. The Table of Contents is linked very nicely.

The Cha
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Apr 13, 2017
 
Son of Rosemary
2.49
did not like it
I was so excited to finally see a sequel to Rosemary's Baby that I actually went out and bought it in a hardcover, thinking it would be well worth th ...more
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Apr 10, 2009
 
The Fourth Monkey (A 4MK Thriller, #1)
4.34
really liked it
First off, I love the cover. It's creepy and beautiful at the same time. Yes, i am one of those horrid readers that judges a book partly by it's cover ...more
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Mar 03, 2017
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.74
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I really wanted to like this book. I guess the fact that I finished it very quickly even after I didn't care for it anymore says som ...more
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Jun 10, 2010
 
Pray for Silence (Kate Burkholder, #2)
3.99
did not like it
I bought this on sale, not knowing it was the second in a series. I was tempted to buy the first book to start from there but I'm very glad I didn't. ...more
not set
May 12, 2010
 
Out of Tune
3.77
really liked it
I had read Out of Tune II before I read this one but they really don't need to be read in order to enjoy them. I liked the second book a bit better b ...more
Sep 06, 2016
Aug 31, 2016
 
Over the River
4.17
liked it
There was a lot to like about this book but it did have it's flaws as well. Let's start with the good.

The characters were very likable. The dialogue b
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Mar 14, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
 
Red vs. Blue: The Ultimate Fan Guide
4.57
really liked it
The thing I love the most about Red vs. Blue is that you don't need to be a Halo fan to enjoy it. I am a gamer but I've never really played Halo. I f ...more
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Mar 24, 2017
 
The Kalbrandt Institute Archives: Book I: Hauntings
4.71
really liked it
I absolutely loved this book. I'm eagerly awaiting the second.

I loved the way the story-within-the-story was set up. I love psychometry and think it
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Sep 07, 2016
Sep 08, 2016
 
Melancholy Ghost
4.64
really liked it
As most of you know, I'm not much of a fan of paranormal romances. The women are usually doormats, the men are usually domineering asshats.

This seri
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Jan 28, 2017
Jan 27, 2017
 
Highwayman
3.28
did not like it
I really, really wanted to like this book. I loved the name, the cover and the story sounded interesting. It even started out well.

Then the story ju
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Jan 24, 2017
Jan 24, 2017
 
My Daddy The Serial Killer
3.00
did not like it
First, the good. The book is properly formatted with no spelling, punctuation or grammar issues. Also, if the author were to keep practicing I think ...more
Jan 17, 2017
Jan 17, 2017
 
The Annotated Mansfield Park
3.83
it was amazing
Another Great Annotated Edition

I have long awaited the Annotated Mansfield Park. Now I'm only sad that there will be no more but it would be interesti
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Nov 09, 2015
 
The Lovecraft Squad: All Hallows Horror
3.33
really liked it
First off I want to say that I love the cover artwork. It really puts me in mind of the older pulp horror magazines where Lovecraft and so many other ...more
Feb 2017
Feb 01, 2017
 
The Conversationalist: Horrorstruck Novella One
4.62
liked it
I really, really like the cover. It looks creepy and professionally done. I was also really psyched to read it with all of the rave reviews in the beg ...more
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Jun 11, 2017
 
Devils Glen (Bettendorf Tales, #1)
3.76
really liked it

First off I want to say that I love the cover of Devil's Glen. The art is pretty and magical looking. I also love the feel of it. That might seem like
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not set
Mar 03, 2017
 
Upside Down: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling
3.90
really liked it
I've said before that anthologies are notoriously hard to review. This one is no exception. In a way the difficulty is doubled because I'm not just ra ...more
Feb 20, 2017
Feb 27, 2017
 
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer's (and Editor's) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, and Myths
4.03
liked it
A Fair Start

This book covers quite a bit of ground, really, and it's a good place to start your research. The bibliography at the back is very helpful
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Jul 29, 2016
Jul 19, 2016
 
The Night Before (Savannah, #1)
3.87
did not like it
**spoiler alert** I was so happy when I finished this book. There is a nice and grotesque murder in the beginning and I really liked the female serial ...more
Jun 09, 2009
May 02, 2009
 
The Hobbsburg Horror
3.75
it was ok
Collections of short stories can be hard to review. Some of these seemed a bit long to be properly called short stories and were novella length. As us ...more
not set
Apr 15, 2017
 
The Clock Strikes Twelve and Other Stories
3.79
really liked it
Some Very Good Stories

As it is probably pretty apparent by this time that I am a fan of Wakefield's stories (despite certain opinions of the feminine
...more
Dec 22, 2014
Nov 29, 2014
 
Wrathbone
4.26
liked it
First off, I would like to say that I really like the cover. It's creepy and I love the play on names Rathbone/Wrathbone.

Wrathbone:
I have to admit
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Jan 16, 2017
Jan 15, 2017
 
Confessions of a Slacker Mom
3.28
did not like it
The only reason this book got 2 stars is because I did agree with her on the facts that kids have to get dirty and hurt sometimes. And also the fact ...more
not set
Jun 08, 2010
 
Writing Scary Scenes
4.16
did not like it
I really hate to give this one star but...

When I think of 'professional' level writing I think of major level writers, Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell,
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Jul 19, 2016
Jul 18, 2016
 
Out of Tune: Book 2
4.65
it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. I love the mix of music and horror. Lyricism and madness and even though I haven't published anything I can relate to t ...more
Aug 29, 2016
Aug 30, 2016
 
The Haunting of Hill House
3.90
really liked it
Excellent Haunted House Story

I think this is one of the best haunted house books. Shirley Jackson weaves a tight, slim tale without any extraneous mat
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Mar 05, 2015
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