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Dracula 2013

Dracula 2013

Wither thou goest, Dracula? Read More »

The Originals Isn’t Exactly Original

The Originals Isn’t Exactly Original

"The Originals" is just another "Vampire Diaries" set in modern day America with lots of flash backs. It's interesting because we already know many of the characters, but do we really need another "Vampire Diaries?" Read More »

Excerpt: Vampire Seige At Rio Muerto

Excerpt: Vampire Seige At Rio Muerto

"Hunting monsters is my business.” It’s more than a catch phrase that Monster Hunter Mordecai Slate uses. It’s a way of life—a way that is sorely tested when a wealthy New Mexican ranchero hires him to track down the vampire who ravished his daughter... Read More »

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part I: Vampires

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part I: Vampires

Autumn in New England serves to transport me immediately into a Halloween world - where one finds Vampires. In Anime! Read More »

Review: Kiss of the Damned

Review: Kiss of the Damned

Many films grow out of, and succeed due to, their strong, closely observed characters. By making Paolo, Juno, and Mimi stock figures from central Transylvanian casting, Cassavetes leaves her audience sharing too keenly the emptiness of her characters... Read More »

Excerpt:  Thom Blood by Terence Jackson

Excerpt: Thom Blood by Terence Jackson

Thom Blood is the second installment in the Blood Underground series by author Terence Jackson. Blood Underground chronicles the lives of a particular clan of vampires and their minions who inhabit the unused and deserted train tunnels that crisscros... Read More »

Planet Blüd

Planet Blüd

Just a few housekeeping items before I get into the subject of this month’s post. I am happy to announce that my latest vampire novel came out last week and is available on Amazon.com (U.S., U.K., European sites, Japan, and India). Click for t... Read More »

The Cost of Transformation: A Review of North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud

The Cost of Transformation: A Review of North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud

What do you say to a man who’s fresh out of jail, whose wife has been sleeping around and who doesn’t know his daughter anymore? What do you say to a kid living alone with his disabled mother, who finds the companionship he craves in a w... Read More »

Vampires, and Werewolves, and Zombies….Oh, my!

Vampires, and Werewolves, and Zombies….Oh, my!

With the release of World War Z, the new Brad Pitt zombie film, and the plethora of similarly themed movies in recent years, it got me to thinking about our fascination with the different types of undead and supernatural. Just look at the numbers. Th... Read More »

A Commissioning Editor Speaks: David Moore of Abaddon Books

A Commissioning Editor Speaks: David Moore of Abaddon Books

Britain’s Abaddon Books is a seething brew of villainous steampunk, sleek spaceships, cruel sorcery, and blood-soaked horror. I tracked their commissioning editor David Moore down to his lair, where I forced him to unravel a cracked and crumbli... Read More »

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