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mayra-calvani's picture
Feb.29.2012
A Satan Carol by spiritual horror author Alan Steven Kessler combines elements of the macabre and parody/satire to explore the concepts of free will and evil. Not having read in this horror subcategory before, I was intrigued when I received a copy of this ebook for review. The story begins in...
brian-moreland's picture
Jan.22.2012
It is an honor to be published through Samhain’s new horror line. My latest novel, DEAD OF WINTER, is a historical horror thriller set in Canada during the blizzard season of 1870. The story is based partly on true events and an old Algonquin Indian legend that still haunts the Great Lakes tribes...
anne-maclachlan's picture
Dec.22.2011
  Like most kids, I grew up with a healthy enjoyment of spooky sleepover stories and campy black-and-white critterfests. Though my mom drew the line when I requested a pet werewolf, these tormented puppies have always remained close to my heart. I write lifestyles features, though. As my bio...
brian-moreland's picture
Oct.04.2011
Today I'm celebrating the e-book release of my historical horror novel DEAD OF WINTER. For those who still love reading old-fashioned books, the paperback will release January 3rd, 2012. Here are some early reviews: “It isn’t often that I am BLOWN AWAY by a book. Dead of Winter, by Brian...
thomas-burchfield's picture
May.27.2011
(Another version of this piece, with visual aid, is available at my official webpage.)   Over the years, I've grown fond of describing Dracula by Bram Stoker as “the greatest novel ever written by a hack.” Brother, you should see the looks I get. To some (especially those of uncritical...
thomas-burchfield's picture
Apr.04.2011
(The following essay with artful attractive illustration, is also available on my official webpage, A Curious Man)   I spent four years writing my novel Dragon’s Ark (due out April 26, available at your local independent bookstore, on Amazon and as an e-book). I’m spending even more sand grains...
thomas-burchfield's picture
Nov.03.2010
Greetings to Everyone at the Red Room and Those Surfing in from the World Wide Web: Visit the new Ambler House Publishing page to find out more about my upcoming novel Dragon's Ark. Thanks! Thomas Burchfield   Thomas Burchfield Author of the...
thomas-burchfield's picture
Oct.30.2010
 [Here, slightly edited and revised, my annual fulmination against a holiday that, I understand, has suprassed Christmas--yes, even Christmas--in popularity.] I  love horror fiction. My bookcase is haunted by several illustrated editions of Dracula, editions of Poe, Lovecraft, and nearly complete...
thomas-burchfield's picture
Aug.18.2010
Genre fiction can be thought of as a “conservative” fiction, mostly because of its tight adherence to the traditional storytelling form that was codified way back when in  Aristotle’s Poetics. The thought is fair. Even so, on occasion, someone brilliant burrows into the old forms and digs...
thomas-burchfield's picture
Aug.12.2010
Announcing the release of my contemporary Dracula novel Dragon's Ark later this year from Ambler House Publishing in POD and e-book formats! The contented residents of a sleepy High Sierra paradise know him only as an elderly reclusive landowner who lives alone in a faraway canyon...