The world moves on…

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” ’Tis true, as of this afternoon I am no longer affiliated with the Annual Indie Horror Book Awards. As one of the last invitees standing after the mass exodus of the original judge lineup, I spent the best part of a day waiting…

Zakk reviews The Smile Factory by Todd Keisling

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Smile Factory by Todd Keisling, 35 pages published by Precipice Books July 24, 2018. Media Format  Paperback ARC provided by the author for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 5/ 5 “Morning, those eyes said, please kill me.”…

Zakk reviews The Devil and the Deep edited by Ellen Datlow

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea edited by Ellen Datlow, 336 pages published by Night Shade Books, March 20, 2018. Media Fomat ARC Trade paperback provided by the publisher/ publicist for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids…

Notorious B.I.G. a guest piece by Hunter Shea

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Hello friends. Today at the Eyes of Madness I have a special guest popping in to share some words with us, Mr. Hunter Shea. A writer who really needs no introduction in you’ve been following modern horror fiction, more specifically creature-feature horror fiction….

Zakk reviews Lovebites and Razorlines by J. Daniel Stone

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Lovebites & Razorlines by J. Daniel Stone, 270 pages published by Villipede Publications, November 10, 2017. Media Format Paperback copy reveived from the author and the publisher for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/ 5 Synopsis Lovebites &…

Zakk reviews Land of Bones by Glenn Rolfe

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Land of Bones by Glenn Rolfe, 198 pages published by Alien Agenda Publishing, February 22, 2018. Media Format Kindle eBook obtained through a paid Kindle Unlimited subscription. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/ 5 Synopsis Demon lights, granted wishes, strange…

Zakk reviews Cruelty: Episode Three by Edward Lorn

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Cruelty, episodically. Cruelty: Episode Three by Edward Lorn, 47 pages published by E. Lorn February 25, 2014. Media Format Kindle eBook obtained through a paid Kindle Unlimited subscription. Episodic Entertainment Value 4/ 5 Overall Entertainment Value (Comprehensive rating, because the kids like…

Zakk reviews Monsters in the Clouds by Russell James

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Monsters in the Clouds by Russell James, 142 pages published by Severed Press February 5, 2018. Media Format Kindle eBook acquired from a paid Kindle Unlimited subscription. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/5 Thoughts I am somewhat familiar with Russell…

Zakk reviews Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke, 130 pages published by Bloodshot Books April 13, 2018. Media Format Digital eBook provided from the Author for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4.5/ 5 Synopsis An elderly funeral home worker, struggling…

Zakk reviews Episodes of Violence by David Bernstein

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Episodes of Violence by David Bernstein, 276 pages published by Sinister Grin Press October 15, 2017. Media Format Digital eBook provided by the publisher/ publicist for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4/5 Synopsis Amber had been looking forward…

When the Stories Won’t End, a guest piece by Jonathan Winn

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Good day, friends. Today I am ecstatic to have one of my favorite writers in the current horror scene joining me on The Eyes of Madness, Jonathan Winn. A lyrical craftsman and author of the rich Martuk world and Eidolon Avenue, today he…

Zakk reviews Dead Man’s Badge by Robert E. Dunn

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Dead Man’s Badge by Robert E. Dunn, 294 pages published by Brash Books, February 1st, 2018. Media Format Paperback obtained from the author for review consideration. Entertainment Value (Because the kids like numbers) 4.5/ 5 Synopsis When you dig your own grave…