With The Doll House, Edward Lee evokes the spirit of M. R. James and does so with considerable success. I’ll be honest, I haven’t read a huge amount of Lee’s work though I do have a stack of it on the Kindle waiting to be read. What I have read is beyond the realms of fictional decency. Lee’s tales are often dripping with bodily fluids and … Continue reading Book review: The Doll House – Edward Lee
I’m sure you have all been hanging on the edge of your seat just waiting to see what novels would feature in my top 20 for 2016. It has been another bumper book year. My Goodreads challenge was met in September, and I anticipate cracking 200 books for this year (including novellas, anthologies and novels). So, here are my top 20 novels for 2016, in … Continue reading 2016 best of the best…according to The Grim Reader.
‘Unity’ by John Leahy is a very interesting novel, published by Necro Publications. The lead character is Jonah Gates, a man who after a broken upbringing becomes obsessed with viruses, leading to his eventual hiring by a government agency to create a super-virus. The problem is that Jonah has a few screws loose. He becomes infatuated with a local girl, who goes on to become … Continue reading Book review: Unity – John Leahy
‘Motorman’ by Robert E. Dunn was quite the success story for me. For a start, the Erik Wilson cover art had me sold. The small press have some of the very best cover artists working alongside them and I am never disappointed with Wilson’s work. The cover art for ‘Motorman’ is one of my favorites this year and it gives you a pretty good idea … Continue reading Book Review: Motorman – Robert E. Dunn
Necro Publications have put out some really great stuff in recent time and I am becoming a big fan of their books. The quality of content and some great looking cover art makes me a happy reader. “Beneath Ash and Bone” marks my first journey into the mind of D. Alexander Ward. I went into this not knowing a great deal about it but was … Continue reading Book Review: Beneath Ash and Bone – D. Alexander Ward.