Carrie – Stephen King

The first novel by the master of the macabre himself. We’ve all heard the story of how Carrie almost never saw the light of day until his wife pulled it out of the trash and told her husband that it was good and that he should finish it. Low and behold, a star is born.Continue reading “Carrie – Stephen King”

Scream Angel – Douglas Smith

My introduction to Douglas Smith has been a very rewarding one. I stumbled upon his work in a compilation called Best New Werewolf Tales. The story was Out of the Light and it was excellent. This caused me to dig deeper. Who was this mysterious author that I hadn’t heard of before, did he writeContinue reading “Scream Angel – Douglas Smith”

Out of the Light – Douglas Smith

It’s Friday the 13th and I discovered a new author today through his fantastic short story, Out of the Light. Douglas Smith’s gem was buried in a compilation called Best New Werewolf Tales, Volume One. You can also download it on it’s own through Amazon. Either way, it’s worth way more than they charge. JanContinue reading “Out of the Light – Douglas Smith”

Mr. Hands – Gary A. Braunbeck

Reading Mr. Hands reminds me of the title of the Clint Eastwood spaghetti western – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly. This book has all three and it reads pretty much in that order. Lets start with the good. This is my first read of Braunbeck’s material. Haing lived in central Ohio for fifteenContinue reading “Mr. Hands – Gary A. Braunbeck”