Horror Book Reviews (page 4)

UNDEAD AND UNDERMINED by MaryJanice Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2011

"Readers are likely to be divided between love 'em and leave 'em by an installment with too much back story for newbies to sink their teeth into."
Back from hell, a vampire queen assembles a motley crew to save the future. Read full book review >
THE LAST WEREWOLF by Glen Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2011

"Duncan's writing is quirky and brilliant—and definitely not for kids."
Duncan continues the long tradition of werewolf literature in this harrowing novel of lupine transformation. Read full book review >

MIDNIGHT MOVIE by Tobe Hooper
THRILLERS
Released: July 1, 2011

"Horror as comedy, bawdy and blue, more yucks than frights."
The creator of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre takes to print with a co-authored foray into zombie comic novel territory. Read full book review >
THE RIDGE by Michael Koryta
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 8, 2011

"Koryta (The Cypress House, 2011, etc.), whose affection for the big cats and those who care for them is contagious, has produced a supernatural thriller that will raise goosebumps the size of golf balls."
The choice is simple: Kill or be killed. Read full book review >
GRAVEMINDER by Melissa Marr
THRILLERS
Released: June 1, 2011

"Fantasy-horror fans will demand more."
Beware the hungry dead, for they will rise from the grave to eat. Read full book review >

THE NINTH NIGHTMARE by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 1, 2011

"The closest parallels to this novel are movies like Inception and comic books featuring the Justice League of America."
Masterton (Fire Spirit, 2010, etc.) continues his Night Warriors series by tossing half-a-dozen untried Warriors at a nefarious 12th-century amputee monk. Read full book review >
CHICKS KICK BUTT by Rachel Caine
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2011

"Generally flat, possibly reflecting overly narrow editorial requirements."
Chicks are awesome, declares editor Caine in her introduction to this anthology of 13 original stories in the supernatural/urban fantasy mode. Read full book review >
WITCHES OF EAST END by Melissa de la Cruz
THRILLERS
Released: June 1, 2011

"Fantasy for well-read adults."
First in de la Cruz's debut adult series about the adventures of a family of Long Island witches. Read full book review >
CENTURIES OF JUNE by Keith Donohue
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: May 31, 2011

"Peculiar and quirky—and sure to appeal to offbeat tastes."
A novel that is sui generis—part fantasy, part realism, part dream-vision. Read full book review >
UNCONDITIONAL LOSS by Orrin  Lippoff
THRILLERS
Released: May 29, 2011

"The authors find emotional gravity in a fathomable medical nightmare, turning their expertise into a clever debut novel.
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Drs. Lippoff and Solar channel Michael Crichton with their debut medical thriller, a cautionary tale that spins a terrifying what-if scenario from the recent international concerns about the next supervirus. Read full book review >
I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE by Steve Earle
THRILLERS
Released: May 12, 2011

"Already well-respected for both his music and his acting, Earle can now add novelist to an impressive résumé."
A thematically ambitious debut novel that draws from the writer's experience yet isn't simply a memoir in the guise of fiction. Read full book review >
THE SCARE by Robert Shaw
THRILLERS
Released: May 10, 2011

"An overcooked contemporary Gothic splatter-fest."
Jealousy is at the heart of this brutal horror story pulsing with axe-wielding gnomes and blood-spewing cats. Read full book review >