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Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

It’s that spooky time of year again when thoughts turn to scary books and movies. I decided to ask two of my favorite groups on Facebook – the Science fiction Romance Brigade and the SciFi Romance Group – what scary stories had terrified them the mos... Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

In this first of three Halloween-y columns examining several media adaptations of Stephen King works, Steve talks about the new movie, and what’s wrong with IT. Read More »

Horror’s Moby Dick: a short review of Stephen King’s IT

Horror’s Moby Dick: a short review of Stephen King’s IT

For all its faults, IT is horror’s Moby Dick – a gargantuan tale so full of powerfully rendered characters, ideas and episodes that it bears returning to and analysing, one memorable passage at a time. Read More »

KILLER RABBIT… er, REVIEW: “THE MIST” TV SHOW

KILLER RABBIT… er, REVIEW: “THE MIST” TV SHOW

This week Steve returns with a review of what he considers to be a terrible TV show. Do you agree? You’ll have to watch it to find out, and then you’ll be sorry! Read More »

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Why have so many Stephen King novels remained so stubbornly resistant to Hollywood adaptation? Read More »

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND 11.22.63; AND A CALL TO ROBERT A. HEINLEIN FANS!

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND 11.22.63; AND A CALL TO ROBERT A. HEINLEIN FANS!

This week, Steve reviews a new, upcoming book by Hugh A.D. Spencer, the second episode of 11.22.63 on Hulu, and tells of a unique offer for Robert A. Heinlein fans. (Check out the final photo!) Read More »

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement. Read More »

FANS, PROSE & CONS: Review of King’s “REVIVAL”

FANS, PROSE & CONS: Review of King’s “REVIVAL”

Steve's take on Stephen King's newest new book, Revival. Read More »

Review – The Shelter & The Other Room by James Everington

Review – The Shelter & The Other Room by James Everington

Two reviews in one as Gary Dalkin takes us in to the worlds of horror and the weird and reviews a novella and a short story collection by James Everington. Read More »

Interview – James Everington

Interview – James Everington

Gary Dalkin interviews a new master of Horror, author of The Other Room, Falling Over and The Shelter. Read More »