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The Odds by, Robert J. Peterson

January 2, 2018

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  California Coldblood Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  3.5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths     The Odds by, Robert J. Peterson is a Science Fiction novel set in the distant future where the desert of Nevada is a few hundred degrees during the day and a well below freezing at night. However, […]

Dead of Winter by Brian Moreland

November 26, 2017

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  5 Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths  . . Dead of Winter, by Brain Moreland proved to be a real treat of me. Between liking horror more as Fall envelopes us and finding out Samhain Publishing has closed their doors, I dug out an older book from them and […]

The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley

October 29, 2017

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Titan Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  3 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley is a strange sort of Science Fiction. Original and odd, this story takes you in an unexpected u-turn within the first few chapters and then just keeps getting more bizarre. The tale starts […]

Version Control by Dexter Palmer

October 21, 2017

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Vintage Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating: 4.5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   Version Control by Dexter Palmer is a Science Fiction novel, heavy on the science side and low on the fantastic. The upside is the reader might learn more than a little about psychics along the way as they follow […]

Book Review of Ninja Versus Pirate Featuring Zombies by James Marshall

September 26, 2017

Genre:  Dark Fantasy Publisher:  Chizine Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  2 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   Ninja Versus Pirate Featuring Zombies by James Marshall was published by Chizine, which has always been one of my favorite publishing houses, but if I had read this one of their novels first, I might not have ever enjoyed […]

The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

September 13, 2017

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating:  5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz became an unexpected treat and really hit home for me because, as I read the book, my life went through many parallels with the main character, Ben, which can be a bit disturbing when reading […]

Destiny by William Emmett

August 14, 2017

Destiny by William Emmett, came out in 2017 and it was nice to read a recently released novel. In this science fiction tale, super high tech meets a totalitarian medieval state along with various other cultures, which exist on this far-off world our hero finds himself stranded on. Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Xlibris Published: 2017 […]

Tainted Blood by Ferrel D. Moore

July 31, 2017

Genre:  Dark Fantasy Publisher:  White Cat Publications Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating:  4 Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Tainted Blood by Ferrel D. Moore might be considered a horror by some, but I would place it firmly in the camp of Dark Fantasy, despite its high body count. The story has multiple POVs, but follows the plight […]

Dead Space, Liberation by Christopher Shy

July 25, 2017

Dead Space, Liberation is the third graphic novel in the Dead Space series. Titan Books has taken the Dead Space video game and made it into an impressive graphic novel. Again, the artwork of this graphic novel is mind grabbing as much as it is disturbing and a very powerful feast for the eyes. The […]

Dead Space, Salvage by Christopher Shy

July 8, 2017

    Genre: Horror Publisher: Titan Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating: 3.5 Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   Dead Space, Salvage is the second graphic novel in the Dead Space series. Titan Books has taken the Dead Space video game and created an impressive journey into this horrific world. The artwork nails you to a wall and […]