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Monthly Archives: November 2018

At the Gates by Tim Marquitz

In this third installment in the Demon Squad series, Frank Trigg is once again trying to prevent the apocalypse from happening.  It seems like he always has to prevent the world from ending.  In this case, it is because heaven has fallen from a coup led by the Arch Angel Gabriel, and now various groups Read More…

American Ghoul by Walt Morton

As the name would suggest, this novel is about an American ghoul.  The main ghoul protagonist is Howard Pickman.  Set in 1977, Howard is a senior in high school.  After his parents were murdered in Georgia, he hitch hikes to New Jersey to live with his grandmother.  Like most ghouls, Howard can pass for human, Read More…

The Flicker Men by Ted Kosmatka

There wasn’t a whole lot that I liked about The Flicker Men.  It’s the story of a washed up, burned out scientist named Eric Argus, who finds himself at a Research Center where he is performing a double slit experiment, trying to learn about the nature of light and matter.  His experiments get him embroiled Read More…