Category Archives: Book

Krampus: The Devil of Christmas by Monte Beauchamp

If our salute to Krampus the other day (Best Christmas Monster #2) whetted your appetite for the creepy Germanic holiday figure, let me highly recommend Krampus: The Devil of Christmas by Monte Beauchamp (Last Gasp, San Francisco: 2010) This handsome … Continue reading

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This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

I have often stared at the biographical dates of one historical figure or another and tried to work out exactly what that person was up to when he or she was my current age. Maybe you too. Other figures, often … Continue reading

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Book – Gilgamesh

“…Gilgamesh is an epic tale about a king Gilgamesh who is oppressive and unbearable until the gods create a perfect friend for him, Enkidu…” Continue reading

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Novels – The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale

The Bottoms is well worth reading, especially if you enjoy tales of sex murders, satannic Goat men and hooded night riders Continue reading

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Contest from HorrorLibrary

The creepy-good publishers at Horror Library – er, strike that, reverse it – those publishers of creepy goods at Horror Library are sponsoring a contest to keep the chill on this winter. It’s easy to enter, simply write a post … Continue reading

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Book – Daughter of Hounds by Caitlin R. Kiernan

Daughter Of Hounds (2007) is a captivating horror novel by Caitlin Kiernan set in the darkly fantastic world of the Benefit Street ghouls, a familiar setting to readers of Kiernan’s Low Red Moon (2003). Kiernan has followed the same cast … Continue reading

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The “30 Days of Night” Franchise

…I don’t like vampires, generally speaking. The whole rule-bound / old-world / invitation-only aspects make them about as scary as a supernatural Certified Public Accountant. Except for the ones in “30 Days of Night.”… Continue reading

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Book: Move Under Ground by Nick Mamatos

…Jack Kerouac squares off against Cthulu.. Continue reading

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