Search Results: "Graham Masterton"


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THE PAINTED MAN by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2008

"This disturbing concoction blends metaphysical musing with old-fashioned blood and guts. Not for the faint-hearted."
A fortuneteller and her police artist daughter-in-law try to stem the rising tide of violence as a serial killer wreaks mayhem in the Midwest. Read full book review >

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THE NINTH NIGHTMARE by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
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 >

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FESTIVAL OF FEAR by Graham Masterton
Released: June 1, 2012

"Given its uneven mix of offerings, this latest collection from Masterton (Petrified, 2011, etc.) ultimately confirms a hallowed rule of storytelling: the shorter, the better."
A collection of a dozen new horror stories ranging from the clever to the tired, all with an undercurrent of graphic violence, some steeped in gore. Read full book review >

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BASILISK by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Masterton (Ghost Music, 2009, etc.) involves readers with fast-flowing action, but saddles himself with a repellent hero."
A genetic researcher must help his comatose wife after she falls victim to a basilisk's stare. Read full book review >

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ROOK by Graham Masterton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 1997

"A sympathetic, poetry-reading hero provides Masterton with many better-than-average pages."
England's prolific Masterton (Flights of Fear, 1996, etc.) begins a new horror series featuring Jim Rook, a California psychic who teaches a remedial class in a San Fernando Valley high school. Read full book review >

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PETRIFIED by Graham Masterton
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Morally conflicted Nathan's second adventure (Basilisk, 2009, etc.) is a fast-paced, gruesome tale sure to bring chills to receptive spines."
Strange mythological creatures are terrorizing Philadelphia. Read full book review >

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COMMUNITY by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Fans of Masterton (The Red Hotel, 2013, etc.) may be shocked by the lack of blood and gore, whose absence allows more plot development than usual."
After a car accident, a man struggles to recover his memory and find out the truth about the small town in which he's convalescing. Read full book review >

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GHOST MUSIC by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Masterton (House of Bones, 2008, etc.) provides scant clues to help Gideon make his discovery—only relentless repetition of the same shocking scenario."
A composer's liaison with a neighbor leads him on a journey filled with gruesome sights he alone can see. Read full book review >

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MASTER OF LIES by Graham Masterton
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Masterton has talent, but here it's going mainly to toxic waste."
Cruel and unusual horror from Masterton (The Burning, 1991; Walkers, 1989, etc.). Read full book review >

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BROKEN ANGELS by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"The author's penchant for horror shines through in the gruesome details, but Masterton's crime writing is more detailed, character-driven and carefully plotted than his other recent work."
Typically known for horror (Forest Ghost, 2014, etc.), Masterton crams plenty of revulsion and repulsion into this crime tale, which focuses on someone taking a monstrous revenge on the Catholic Church.Read full book review >

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THE CHOSEN CHILD by Graham Masterton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Preposterously plotted, stylistically gauche, the 28th by the British horror specialist (Snowman, 2000, etc.) stretches belief and tries the patience."
A horrid something prowls the Polish sewage tunnels, laying waste to whatever moves. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF BONES by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Silly fun for readers seeking a quick horror boost."
The demolition of an old London house reveals dozens of skeletons, some dating back decades. Read full book review >