The Pentacle * Stephen King Short Story

I thought I read everything that the King produced but this one came as a surprise. Magic spells, blood sacrifices, covens called "Lucifer's disciples". This is a story of a group of friends who are trying to invoke the old gods of death from ancient Mesopotamia like Marduk (This sounds a lot like Anne Rice's … Continue reading The Pentacle * Stephen King Short Story

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The Haunting of Ashburn House * Darcy Coates * Book review

I really liked this book and I'll tell you why! There is nothing better than a gothic-style house, a newcomer that finds there is a gruesome secret behind it and the moment they find out it's haunted and they're in mortal danger. There were several pieces of literature lying about my house concerning haunted houses … Continue reading The Haunting of Ashburn House * Darcy Coates * Book review

QUIETUS * Orson Scott Card Short Story

What would you do if one evening you would come home to your wife and kids just to find out you had no children? That you're imagining a second reality where you are not a top manager but a lowly employee with two great kids. And your wife is not depressed anymore and you are … Continue reading QUIETUS * Orson Scott Card Short Story

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley Book review

It's been a while since I've read this gorgeus book - poetry in the form of a monstrous story. Man trying to be God by creating life - in his own form and shape - and then having to deal with the birth of identity, free will and intelligence. Does it sound familiar to you? … Continue reading Frankenstein – Mary Shelley Book review

Lost Boys – Orson Scott Card Book Review

From bestselling storyteller Orson Scott Card comes a gripping story of terror within a small town. Step Fletcher, his pregnant wife DeAnne, and their three children move to Steuben, North Carolina with high hopes. But Step's new job with a software company turns out to be a snake pit, and eight-year-old Stevies school is worse. … Continue reading Lost Boys – Orson Scott Card Book Review

Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

If you like horror stories, check out Darcy Coates' collection! I started reading one story a day about two weeks and they were good enough to give me the creeps! Other lovely short stories with a horror twinge can be seen in the Stephen King part of my library: Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King … Continue reading Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

What the Night Knows * Dean Koontz

What the Night Knows will literally grab you by the throat and throttle you in the first few pages and then not let go till you’re either dead or you get to the last page.  There’s no way you’ll be able to figure out what’s going to happen no matter how hard your mind struggles.  … Continue reading What the Night Knows * Dean Koontz

The man in the black coat * Stephen King Short Story

A man in his eighties should be well past the terrors of childhood, but as my infirmities slowly creep up on me, like waves licking closer and closer to some indifferently built castle of sand, that terrible face grows clearer and clearer in my mind’s eye. It glows like a dark star in the constellations … Continue reading The man in the black coat * Stephen King Short Story

Lunch at the Gotham Café * Stephen King

I loved the story with the guy who's wife left him after arguing over cats and dogs (L.T.'s Theory Of Pets) and I loved this story too. A couple breaks apart when she decides to leave him all of a sudden and he's faced with her wrath and her therapist. When they decide to meet … Continue reading Lunch at the Gotham Café * Stephen King

Joe Hill * Horns

If you are not getting enough drama from the daily news, if you are looking for a paranormal story of death, murder, betrayal, rape and revenge, look no further than Joe Hill's Horns. Ig Perrish wakes up the day after the one year anniversary of his girlfriend's death. He drank way too much the night … Continue reading Joe Hill * Horns