The Dark Tower 3 – The Waste Lands

In the third novel in King's epic fantasy masterpiece, Roland, the Last Gunslinger, is moving ever closer to the Dark Tower, which haunts his dreams and nightmares. Pursued by the Ageless Stranger, he and his friends follow the perilous path to Lud, an urban wasteland. And crossing a desert of damnation in this macabre new … Continue reading The Dark Tower 3 – The Waste Lands

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The Dead Zone * Stephen King

Meet Johnny Smith. A young man whose streak of luck ends dramatically in a major car crash. Followed by blackness. A long, long time in cold limbo. If any of King's novels exemplifies his skill at portraying the concerns of his generation, it's The Dead Zone. Although it contains a horrific subplot about a serial killer, … Continue reading The Dead Zone * Stephen King

The Dark Tower 2 – The Drawing of The Three * Stephen King

The search for the destined 3 continues. King claims that the Dark Tower is inspired mainly by Tolkien and Sergio Leone, but after finishing The Drawing of the Three I definitely have the feeling that he also has read one or two books by Stephen Donaldson. Some of the same ideas that are the foundation … Continue reading The Dark Tower 2 – The Drawing of The Three * Stephen King

HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR OWN PSYCHIC ABILITIES TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE

Learn how to see auras, how to achieve deep meditation and how to improve your general clarvoyance abilities Everyone is psychic. Some people are more so than others and every one of us possesses this ability. You do. I do. And we can further develop, train, and direct, what we already possess. . . expand … Continue reading HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR OWN PSYCHIC ABILITIES TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE

Bookshelf review: The Armageddon Rag by George R.R. Martin

I had the misfortune of picking this book up as well for the same reason – I loved “A song of Ice and Fire” and I was sadly disappointed to see how rubbish the book was… Too much 60’s for my liking and not enough Tolkien.

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Like many people I first heard the name George R.R. Martin when I started to read the Song of Ice and Fire book series. Not a big ragfantasy series fan I’d turned my nose up at them for years, and what a fool I was. Looking into Martin’s back story I found he was actually a well established writer having covered several genres not just fantasy. I’d just never read any of them. However, while waiting in Old Street in London recently, I was hanging around a book shop and found a Martin book with the eye of Sauron on the front cover. Faster than you can say ‘Mordor is coming’, I’d snatched it up.

The Armageddon Rag is a book about nostalgia and clinging to the idea that the 60’s were the best of times. Its about how that decade saved and destroyed so many. It follows the exploits…

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Heart Shaped Box * Joe Hill

A rock star purchases a vengeful ghost for his oddities collection and finds himself in a race for his life as the ghost is none other than the step father of his ex girlfriend. Ex DEAD girlfriend. "Hill's book is satisfyingly creepy and bleak, ideal for those who relish a good scare." (WATERSONES' BOOKS QUARTERLY … Continue reading Heart Shaped Box * Joe Hill

The cat from Hell * Stephen King

An old man hires a killer to dispose of a cat who is out to kill him. This short story is about Halston, a hired killer, tasked with an unlikely target. A cat. The old man who hires him pays handsomely for the task as the cat in question is hard to kill. Being a … Continue reading The cat from Hell * Stephen King