‘Walking to Aldebaran’ Review: A Mind-Blowing Descent into Madness

Walking to Aldebaran is a mesmerizing descent into absolute madness. What begins as an exciting trek to a mysterious object nestled at the end of our solar system morphs into untold horrors as a single astronaut descends further into the bowels of an endless cavern. The protagonist begins as a human we can empathize with…

‘Bone Parish’ Review: When Crime & Horror Meet

Bone Parish is equally fascinating and horrifying. The premise is about as morbid as it gets, with horrifying scenes of drugs gone wrong. The volume is fueled by the drama between drug families and the product in contention continues to be morphed to give the originators the upper hand. Bone Parish Volume 1 Written by Cullen…

‘Atlas Alone’ Review: Immersive Gaming Meets Dystopian Future

Atlas Alone is an exciting venture into a space, filled with suspense and advanced technologies that I’m sure will populate our shelves one day. It’s a look at a future for humanity that I desperately hope never comes to fruition. Newman takes the fear-mongering of religious zealotry and political extremism to a new level, showing…

‘The Luminous Dead’ Review: A Lonely, Terrifying Descent

The Luminous Dead is a tense descent into the caves of an alien planet, following a single climber as she attempts to discover a dark secret buried in the caverns. It’s a deeply personal account with only two characters, one climbing and one on the comm system. There are perils at nearly every turn and…

‘Where Gods Dance’ Short Review

Where Gods Dance paints the tragic picture of a father forever mourning the loss of his son as he attempts to recreate him using various pieces of his childhood. You can feel the sorrow buried in every word as the man desperately tries to hold on to the memories of his son. These created versions…

‘The Wall’ Review: A Terrifying Future for Humanity

The Wall brings the worst of humanity to light, giving us a glimpse of a dystopian future where one country stands strong in spite of global collapse. We see a naive young man, taught to fear the outside world, doing what he believes is his duty to protect their way of life. His collapse from…

‘No Way’ Review: Terror Continues for the King of Mars

No Way returns us to Mars, following Frank in the aftermath of the thrilling and terrifying novel, One Way. The astronauts are on their way and Frank is alone, trying not to go crazy, trying to keep his daily life going. At the helm is the evil XO corporation, goading him into going along with…

Review: Hard Science & Thrills Converge in ‘One Way’

One Way has everything you need for a great science fiction thriller. The thrill of traveling to another planet. The anxiety of braving the elements when everything is geared to kill you. The eventual realization that nothing is as it seems. The novel starts out as this strange mission to Mars and ends up firmly…

The Outcast Hours: Fictional Nights To Fascinate

The Outcast Hours is a curious collection of shorts, filled with strange nights and even stranger stories. You’ll find horror stories that start off in the mundane world and end on a surprisingly terrifying note. Fantasy stories that feel like a dream intermixed with stark reality. All of them are shrouded by the mysteries of the…

Review: Get Swept Away by ‘The Very Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan’

The Very Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan is a collection of stories that defies expectation. You’ll find fantasies to startle and impress the imagination. Horrors to shock and enthrall you. Most importantly, you’ll find a brilliant writer that gives you every detail, no matter how gruesome or grotesque. Kiernan’s talent oozes off the page, forcing…