Zakk reviews The Sound of Broken Ribs by Edward Lorn

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Sound of Broken Ribs by Edward Lorn, 247 pages published in a limited edition format by Thunderstorm Books July, 2017. “The only thing needed for complicity in violence was a willing friend at your side.” Synopsis Lei Duncan has it…

Zakk reviews We Came Back by Patrick Lacey

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews We Came Back by Patrick Lacey, 366 pages published by Sinister Grin Press, 2017. Synopsis Growing up dead. Melvin Brown sees things that aren’t there. Monsters with tentacles and razor-sharp teeth. Ever the social outcast, he is bullied to the point…

Zakk reviews People of the Sun by Jason Parent

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews People of the Sun by Jason Parent, 327 pages published by Sinister Grin Press, March 15th, 2017. Synopsis All life comes from the sun. Sometimes, death comes with it. Filled with hope and driven by fear, four would-be heroes are driven…

Zakk reviews We Are Always Watching by Hunter Shea

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews We Are Always Watching by Hunter Shea, 252 pages published by Sinister Grin Press March 1, 2017. Synopsis They’ve watched over the house for generations… The move from New York to the decrepit Pennsylvania farmhouse is as bad as West Ridley…

Zakk reviews Hell Cat of the Holt by Mark Cassell

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Hell Cat of the Holt by Mark Cassell, 193 pages published by Herbs House, June 1, 2017. Synopsis Shy accountant Anne returns to the village of Mabley Holt to piece together her life after a family tragedy. When her cat vanishes,…

For Whom the Bell Tolls, a guest piece by Mark Cassell

Hello friends. I have the pleasure today of hosting a guest piece from Mark Cassell, who’s latest release, Hell Cat of the Holt, had me and my Kindle all snared up in a shadowy fog. For Whom the Bell Tolls is an unsettling auto-biographical vignette that gave me a bit of a shiver. I won’t…

Zakk reviews Jackals by Stuart R. Brogan

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Jackals by Stuart R. Brogan, 243 pages published by Midgard Books; 1 edition January 23, 2017. Synopsis From the aftermath of a brutal massacre at a rural police station two survivors leave behind a swathe of bodies and a cryptic sigil…

The Long Hard Slog, a guest post by Stuart R. Brogan

Hey friends. Today I get the honor of hosting an uplifting guest piece from Stuart R. Brogan, who’s latest book, Jackals, is leaving a trail of blood splatter through my kindle at this very moment. The Long Hard Slog is a great piece that speaks for itself, so I am going to step aside and…

Reblog: Lucas Pederson’s Scares That Care Campaign

Hi Everybody! I’m editing a novel Fall to Rise for Dark Recesses Press, by an author called Lucas Pederson. DRP intends to release the guys book at the Scares That Care Weekend,July 21-23, 2017 DOUBLETREE BY HILTON WILLIAMSBURG, VA . That, in and of itself isnt really unusual, however, for Lucas it’s a bit personal….

Zakk reviews Exorcist Falls by Jonathan Janz

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Exorcist Falls by Jonathan Janz, 452 pages published by Sinister Grin Press, March 17th, 2017. “Never before did I comprehend the depths to which Man could fall, nor did I grasp how precipitous his descent could be.  But fall I have. …

Zakk reviews Harbinger part 1: Deliver Us To Evil by Duncan Ralston

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Harbinger part 1: Deliver us to Evil by Duncan Ralston, 90 pages published by Shadow Work Publishing, April 7th, 2017. “Fingers scrabbling at his tie, Marcus Mills turned to his copilot, mouth opening in a voiceless plea.  The overpowering stench of…