Gratia Placenti is the 2007 follow-up to Apex Publications’ first Stoker-nominated featured writer anthology, Aegri Somnia. Subtitled “For the sake of pleasing” the stories all incorporate the themes of pleasure and punishment… Full review at DarkScribe Magazine.
Skillfully edited by the Stoker-winning Paffenroth, this anthology of the undead starts out strong with the hair-raising “This Reluctant Prometheus” by David Dunwood. Not content to merely tell the clever story of a caveman-era zombie horde, “Prometheus” opens with a shambling undead mammoth and the prehistoric meal that sours Cro-Magnon man into perversions of nature… […]
While many writers strive to establish themselves by spreading their stories as far and wide as possible in the early phases of their careers, there comes a time when writers with some respectable notches on their literary belts wisely create a collection for those readers coming late to the game or those who’ve just missed […]
There’s no question why Jeremy Shipp’s Vacation has generated so much buzz this past year. It’s a transforming tale, one not even the prose itself can escape… Full review available at DarkScribe Magazine.
Due to a huge mess up with Blogger and Google Accounts I’m moving my blogs here. I will be reposting past book reviews here as quickly as I am able.