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MeghanSchuler
November 21 2014

American Horror Story: Freak Show 4.07: “Test of Strength”

I think this week’s real “test of strength” is how long we can endure what I’m pretty sure is the soggy middle of Freak Show’s story arch. I knew over-praising it...
MeghanSchuler
November 13 2014

American Horror Story: Freak Show 4.06: “Bullseye”

Does anyone else feel like we’re missing something this episode? This week focused on Dandy (Finn Wittrock) and the twins (Sarah Paulson), the ever more despicable Elsa (Jessica Lange) and...
MeghanSchuler
November 6 2014

American Horror Story: Freak Show 4.05: “Pink Cupcakes”

Earlier this week, Ryan Murphy dropped another American Horror Story secret on us: each incarnation of his anthology series is interconnected with the others. This explains Pepper (Naomi Grossman)...
Crime HQ
October 24 2014

(Brain) Food for Worms: Halloween at Criminal Element

Don’t look now, but Halloween is just around the corner, and with it comes the one time each year where our morbid obsession with all things scary is celebrated! If you’re looking to...
AngieBarry
October 6 2014

The Strain 1.13: Season Finale “The Master”

Looking particularly well following the Master’s visit in last week’s installment, Eldritch Palmer pays a visit to Abraham’s pawn shop. He views everything with a proprietary...
ThomasPluck
September 27 2014

Fresh Meat: Reign of Evil: A SEAL Team 666 Novel by Weston Ochse

Reign of Evil by Weston Ochse is the third paranormal thriller in the SEAL Team 666 series about the military team tasked with handling the world's supernatural threats (available October 7, 2014). The...
AngieBarry
September 8 2014

The Strain 1.09: “The Disappeared”

After the fraught stand-off of last week’s episode, “The Disappeared” gives us a little breathing space—after the opening scene, that is, when little Zach arrives home to...
AngieBarry
September 3 2014

The Strain 1.08: “Creatures of the Night”

“Creatures of the Night” picks up where last week left off, with Eph and Co. recovering from their confrontation with Eichhorst. When Abraham confirms that the strigoi cannot stand...
AngieBarry
August 25 2014

The Strain 1.07: “For Services Rendered”

“For Services Rendered” kicks off on an eerie note: Joan Luss’s husband (who looks remarkably like a Cylon from the Battlestar Galactica reboot) arrives at his country club to...
nelizadrew
June 11 2014

Fresh Meat: Bliss House by Laura Benedict

Bliss House by Laura Benedict focuses on a historic Virginia house built in 1887, and despite its blood-stained and mysterious past, it remains alive and vibrant (available June 15, 2014). Bliss...
LeighNeely
April 18 2014

Fresh Meat: The Furies by Mark Alpert

The Furies, a thriller by Mark Alpert, introduces us to a family like any other, with the exception of a genetic mutation that they've been forced to hide from the world for hundreds of years (available...
dvaleris
February 11 2014

Fresh Meat: Sherlock Holmes And The Vampires Of London by Sylvain Cordurie and Laci

Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London is a graphic novel written by Sylvain Cordurie and illustrated by Laci about The Great Detective's post-Reichenbach return to London to face a plague of...
VictoriaJanssen
December 8 2013

Fresh Meat: Iron & Velvet by Alexis Hall

Iron & Velvet by Alexis Hall is the first book in the Kate Kane: Paranormal Investigator romantic suspense noir series (available December 16, 2013). My name’s Kate Kane, and when an eight-hundred-year-old...
cmorgan
April 19 2013

Dead Like Me Meets MIB: Check Out the Trailer for R.I.P.D

Okay, I think that got all the rhyming out of my system, maybe. Okay, yeah, I’m done. Though, I did leave out the addition of a healthy sprinkling of Ghostbusters, but that doesn’t...
Crime HQ
March 31 2013

Mourning The Walking Dead’s Merle with Replacement Dixons?

We don't know what to do with ourselves since losing half of one of the most kick-ass love-hate teams on TV. (Check out all our recaps and provocative commentary here.)  Sure, brothers Merle...
Crime HQ
February 10 2013

Lovey Award Winners Announced at Love is Murder Conference

At its recent annual conference in Chicago, Love is Murder announced the winners of the 2013 Lovey Awards, honoring the best in Midwest mystery fiction published or produced in 2012. And the winners...
MyBookishWays
February 5 2013

Fresh Meat: Dead Things by Stephen Blackmoore

Dead Things by Stephen Blackmoore is a supernatural noir novel set in Los Angeles about a necromancer hunting his sister’s killer (available February 5, 2013). In 2012, Stephen Blackmoore...
dvaleris
January 25 2013

Fresh Meat: Bad Medicine Vol. 1: New Moon by Nunzio deFilippis & Christina Weir

Bad Medicine Volume 1: New Moon by Nunzio deFilippis and Christina Weir is a paranormal police procedural/medical thriller graphic novel (available January 30, 2013). This graphic novel is split...
Crime HQ
January 20 2013

The Undead Will Rise Again...and Again

Say what you will about the undead, they’re versatile. We’re already preparing for a hunka hunka zombie love from Warm Bodies, an upcoming movie based on the 2011 book by Isaac...
jenny_maloney
October 13 2012

Fresh Meat: The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski

The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski is a young adult paranormal mystery (available October 16, 2012). It is every teenager’s dream to find out that they are part of something special. They...
nelizadrew
September 15 2012

Fresh Meat: The Wrong Goodbye by Chris F. Holm

The Wrong Goodbye by Chris F. Holm is the second in the Sam Thornton, Soul Collector paranormal crime series (available September 25, 2012). If you remember Sam Thornton from Dead Harvest back in...
JaniceHamrickAuthor
July 13 2012

My Obsession with Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Obsession. The grand passion that drives a nominally sane member of society to destruction, murder, and madness. Great literature of every era has explored this topic: Ahab’s obsession with his...
LRHieber
July 12 2012

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter: Trope-a-licious, History-Bending Fun

So I’m sure my reaction was similar to many when Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter was slated for release as a novel: “Srsly? Guys, Srsly?” I may be coming at the whole historical/horror mash-up...
LeighNeely
June 26 2012

Fresh Meat: The Portrait of Doreene Gray by Esri Allbritten

The Portrait of Doreene Gray by Esri Allbritten is the second in her Chihuahua cozy mystery series (available July 7, 2012). A hidden portrait, a woman who looks very youthful at fifty, and a decades-old...
LauraKCurtis
May 22 2012

Zombies for Education!

Despite the fact that they are known for eating brains, we don’t usually associate zombies with education and intellectual improvement. But the zombies are invading every sector of our society including...