Monthly Archives: February 2017

Filler content with old black magic

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #15:- THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC: ALEXANDRA SOKOLOFF Alexandra Sokoloff is an American writer of supernatural thrillers whose work reminds me very much of Jonathan Aycliffe, with its strong plotting, well drawn characters … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – The Boy in the Bubble

The way we look to a distant constellation that is dying in a corner of the sky.

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Filler content with Dog-Faced Gods

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #16:- CROSSING THE LINES WITH SARAH PINBOROUGH It used to be a phenomenon of the music industry (and still may be for all I know), that certain British bands would make it … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – A Cure for Wellness

Now this looks intriguing.

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Filler content that is not Dan Brown

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #10:- INFERNO edited by Ellen Datlow Reviewing Inferno (Tor paperback, 384pp, $15.95) feels very much like a case of closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. Originally issued in hardback … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – The Only Living Boy in New York

Something from the S&G glory days. Nowadays it seems that we all get our news from the weather report, and the news is that storms are coming.  

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Filler content with added EAP

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #10:- POE edited by Ellen Datlow January 19 this year saw the bi-centennial of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, arguably the greatest and most influential figure in the Horror genre. To … Continue reading

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