Jade Gods, by Patrick Freivald is the third book in the Adventures of Matt Rowley, former agent for the International Center for Augmented Phenomena (ICAP) and possibly our last chance for survival in the face of the coming cataclysm. Jade Gods is a book of straight-up Lovecraftian end-of-the-world no-holds barred cosmic horror, adapted for the 21st century. […]
Fathomless, by Greig Beck is a hard science fiction thriller starring Earth’s oldest killing machine, presented in gloriously tense Michael Crichton Vision! A thriller at heart, Fathomless spans across half a century, detailing the story of a science crew that stumbles into the Megalodon, the legendary grandfather of today’s great whites. The author manages to insert his love […]
Angel of the Abyss, by Hank Schwaeble is the third book in the series starring hard-boiled occult trouble-magnet Jake Hatcher, as he fights his way inti trouble and then turns to run the heck away from it, Vin Diesel-style. Hank Schwaeble’s horror work has mostly been focused on the realm of short stories. His previous collections […]
ALTAR, by Philip Fracassi is a story of cosmic horror, told from a ground zero perspective. We don’t often get to see ground zero in cosmic horror. While the genre is known for its sweeping setpieces of apocalyptic carnage and megadeaths piled on megadeaths, most authors seem to skim over the massive loss of human life and […]
Silent Screams Anthology, edited by Josh Strnad is a raw and harsh anthology of subtle horror fiction, the kind you don’t seem to get to often these days. One thing I would like to make perfectly clear about this anthology: it’s rough. Not as in it’s a solid first attempt by a new editor. It’s rough […]
Humanity 2.0 is an anthology about what humanity could become, in their attempt to reach the furthest stars. From sentient pulses of energy to genetically modified ubermen to weird cases of cultural exchange with other species, this collection covers most of the more popular angles in new and surprising ways.
Misbegotten, Issue 3 continues the telling of the long cyber/biopunk post-apocalyptic tale of religious zealotry, by taking a detour into the nuances of each character and their specific motivations. While it’s not as explicitly violent or politically incorrect as the previous issues, it serves for an excellent change of pace.