Review: Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Caution: There may be spoilers ahead Synopsis: In the year 2056 – the not so distant future – an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants, for a price. Those who miss their payments are …

Novella Review: Knock and You Will See Me by Andrew Cull

Synopsis: “We buried Dad in the winter. It wasn’t until the spring that we heard from him again.” Knock and You Will See Me is a new ghost story by award winning writer-director Andrew Cull. When grieving Ellie Ray finds a crumpled, handwritten note from her recently deceased father, hidden …

Review: Raven’s Fall by Lincoln Cole (World on Fire, #2)

Synopsis: Abigail was arrested by the Council, and now she’s awaiting trial for the decisions she made leading up to and culminating in the events of Raven’s Peak. She is restless while she waits for answers and knows that there is a real threat outside their walls plotting to bring …

Short Story Review: The Crystal Crypt by Philip K. Dick

Synopsis: Stark terror ruled the Inner-Flight ship on that last Mars-Terra run. For the black-clad Leiters were on the prowl … and the grim red planet was not far behind. First published in 1954. Via Goodreads Review: Set in the future, “The Crystal Crypt” by Philip K. Dick is a fun …

Book Review: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Synopsis: In this harrowing tale of good and evil, the mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll develops a potion that unleashes his secret, inner persona—the loathsome, twisted Mr. Hyde. Via Goodreads Review: Toward the end of December, I finally picked up and completed reading The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert …

Book Review: The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor

Synopsis: In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one …

Book Review: Parasite by Mira Grant (Parasitology, #1) Read by Christine Lakin

Synopsis: A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the Intestinal Bodyguard worm protects its host from illness, boosts the immune system and …

Short Story Review: Uncle Vernon by Jenny Twist

Synopsis: When Alison spends an illicit weekend with her boyfriend she finds she has bitten off more than she can chew. Gary’s household is eccentric to say the least, and there is something very peculiar about Uncle Vernon. Uncle Vernon only comes to visit at Halloween and he spends a …

Short Story Review: The Killer from the Summit by Eric Michael Heiden

Synopsis: A weekend getaway turns into a fight for survival when six friends are trapped on a remote mountain. Frantic, they search for a way off, only to find out they aren’t alone. Up on the mountain with them is something that’s been there for ages…something with blood on its …