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…

Zakk reviews Tunnelvision by R. Patrick Gates

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Tunnelvision: 25th Anniversary Edition by R. Patrick Gates, 395 pages published by Bloodshot Books, January 27th, 2017. “‘They’re gone. Thank you. But can’t we just let it be?’ Wilbur asks the Savior and is surprised at how calm his voice sounds,…

Zakk reviews The Hobbsburg Horror by Thomas S. Flowers

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews The Hobbsburg Horror by Thomas S. Flowers, 318 pages published by Shadow Work Publishing, March 2nd, 2017. Synopsis Why are you afraid? They’re just stories…right? From the author of THE SUBDUE SERIES and REINHEIT comes a new collection of dark fiction….

Zakk reviews Wallflower by Chad Lutzke

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Wallflower by Chad Lutzke, 102 pages published by Chad Lutzke, March 3rd, 2017. “There are the curious, and then there are the dangerously inquisitive—those of us who reach beyond a morbid interest and into something morally questionable. Something that will pacify…

Zakk reviews Becoming by Glenn Rolfe

“Ex Libris The Eyes of Madness, simple reviews from a simple reader…” Zakk reviews Becoming by Glenn Rolfe, 370 pages published by Alien Agenda Publishing, Feb. 27th, 2017. “Despite his burgeoning gifts, he couldn’t break Jack Truman’s stranglehold. He bowed his head on his way down the cluttered hall and walked past shelves of books…