The Translators – Gord Rollo

When John Taylor was a boy, he and his father were out riding a motorcycle when they were abducted by aliens. John was returned with a fuzzy memory of what happened and strange voices in his head that tell him things. His father wasn’t so lucky. He disappeared without a trace. Left to grow upContinue reading “The Translators – Gord Rollo”

Gods & Monsters – Gord Rollo

Let’s get right into this one: Divine Intervention – A priest has lost his faith and is looking for a sign. Be careful what you wish for. Not really my bag. It didn’t do much for me. 2 1/2 stars out of 5 Chamber of the Gods – Lovecraftian-influenced tale about a commercial pilot thatContinue reading “Gods & Monsters – Gord Rollo”

Valley Of The Scarecrow – Gord Rollo

A homage to the slasher films of the 1980s with a few twists and turns. A body is found inside the walls of an old Iowa theater in a hidden sealed room. Now in an assisted-living facility, Kelly’s grandfather has been harboring a secret from his childhood past for all these years. A forgotten smallContinue reading “Valley Of The Scarecrow – Gord Rollo”

Crowley’s Window – Gord Rollo

Abby was born with a cowl over her face which has given her the ability to see into people and their doings, ala reminiscent of Johnny Smith in the Dead Zone. The ability crescendos once she has her first period and enters womanhood. This is then followed by horrible visions of all of the world’sContinue reading “Crowley’s Window – Gord Rollo”

The Face of an Unlikely God – Gord Rollo

What an absolute gem! This is my third story of Rollo’s that I’ve read and it serves as a wonderful tie-breaker. Let me explain. My first exposure to Gord’s work was The Jigsaw Man and it blew me away. So much so, that I ranked it as my favorite read of 2014 and that wasContinue reading “The Face of an Unlikely God – Gord Rollo”

The Jigsaw Man – Gord Rollo

A modern take on the classic Frankenstein story for the ages. This is my first novel by Rollo and simply put, it won’t be my last. I’ve read some amazing books in 2014. Jigsaw Man is now not only my favorite for this year, but many other years as well. The writing is crisp andContinue reading “The Jigsaw Man – Gord Rollo”

Crimson – Gord Rollo

Crimson is a tough one to review for me. After reading Rollo’s fantastic The Jigsaw Man, I couldn’t wait to dive into this one. Out of all the great books that I read in 2014, Jigsaw Man was tied for my absolute favorite. The writing was crisp, the characters were three-dimensional and fully fleshed out,Continue reading “Crimson – Gord Rollo”