Touching the Flame, by Paul Kane

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: Rainfall Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by James Michael White Have you read this book? Among the blurbs of praise on the book’s back cover you will find this one by David Langford (quoted from SFX magazine), “Kane is best when taking risks with …

The Void, by Teri A. Jacobs

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Dorchester Publishing Company Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” …

Dirty Boots, by Mike E. Purfield

Genre: Horror Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Dirty Boots is a difficult book to quantify. Is it a road story? Is it horror? Is it science fiction? Is it a teen angst novel? Is it a serial killer thriller? …

Widow’s Walk, by Steve Beai

Genre: Horror Publisher: W M Books Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? It begins when the body of a child is found in the dense foliage at the back of a children’s playground — an area once known as Widow’s Walk. In …

Come Out Tonight, by Richard Laymon

Genre: Horror Publisher: CD Publications Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? I’ve always thought that Richard Laymon books are a little like Chinese food. They look appetizing, you get plenty of tasty portions, they can sometimes make you feel a bit sick, …

As the Sun Goes Down, by Tim Lebbon

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: Night Shade Books Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? I don’t think there can be too many writers in the horror genre who work as hard as Tim Lebbon. This prolific author always seems to have a novel/novella …

Madonna of the Dark, by Elaine Moore

Genre: Horror Publisher: Authorlink Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Now before you get the wrong idea, this is not a book detailing what a certain pop superstar gets up to at night-time. No, as the front cover so emphatically proclaims, this …

Magic Terror: 7 Tales, by Peter Straub

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Welcome to Peter Straub’s first collection of stories since his acclaimed Houses Without Doors, released no doubt to capitalize on the success of his recent novel Mr X. Straub is …

Mr X, by Peter Straub

Genre: Horror Publisher: Random House Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes a book to prove you completely wrong. In fact, not only have you not seen it all, you’ve only just begun …

Similar Monsters, by Steve Savile

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: Wildside Press Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? It seems incredible, I know, but this is the very first multi-collection of stories from the pen of editor and dark fantasist Steve Savile, even though he has been writing …