Monthly Archives: February 2013

Filler content with homicidal thoughts

Apparently I reviewed this book back in Black Static #5, but have no memory of reading it. Oh dear! I am getting old it seems. Allowing for editorial corrections and reviewer afterthoughts, it probably looked a lot like this when … Continue reading

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Filler content with no flesh nor feathers

This one appeared back in Black Static #3, hopefully in a manner not too dissimilar to how it’s shown here:- Cherie Priest’s Not Flesh Nor Feathers (Tor paperback, 400pp, $14.95) is the third Eden Moore novel. Eden, for those not … Continue reading

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Filler content with Gothic chic

I’m digging deep today, with a review that appeared in the very first issue of Black Static, and barring acts of editing read exactly as it does here:- GOTHIC FICTION: A READER’S GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL CRITICISM by ANGELA WRIGHT Palgrave … Continue reading

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Filler content with frenzy

Still having serious time management issues. Still posting reviews from the back catalogue. This appeared in Black Static #13, exactly as it does here plus or minus any editorial corrections/alterations etc:- Frenzy (Eternal Press paperback, 79pp, $5.95) is by Carole … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday – Hawkmoon 269

Yeah, I know I said Bono came across as an arrogant, cocky little man, but that doesn’t mean I can’t like U2. This is one of their lesser known songs the title for which they probably lifted from Moorcock, and … Continue reading

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Filler content with voyeurism

Here’s a review from way back in Black Static #14, and it appeared as part of a cluster of reviews featuring serial killers, which hopefully explains the references to other books and writers in the closing section:- I Can See … Continue reading

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Filler content with architecture gone bad

Sarah Langan is one of my favourite writers in the horror field, and here is my review of the simply stunning Audrey’s Door from Black Static #17:- AUDREY ’S DOOR Sarah Langan (Harper paperback, 432pp, $7.99) After a lifetime of … Continue reading

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