H.P.Lovecraft and his works have inspired quite a few modern day horror writers. Some admit to his influence and use it as a springboard for their own works while some deny any knowledge whilst stealing heavily from the the great author. Thankfully Mr Gonzalez falls into the first category and this collection of short horror fiction excels at giving a macabre modern twist on some of Lovecraft's fundamental themes. Borrowing place names and situations to delve deep into the mythos that Lovecraft created, that of cults and conspiracies, of Old Gods that now banished from this realm await the...
This is an excellent book. The author manages to weave numerous characters, scenarios and themes together seamlessly. If you like vampires, werewolves or zombies or just like a good 'end of the world' yarn then you'll find something here to enjoy. The story is subtly underpinned by a religious tone that while being moralistic stays clear of being too preachy as to put the reader off. Add to that moments of sparkling wit and pitch black humour you have yourself a very entertaining and intelligent novel where the twists and turns in the plot flow as freely as the buckets of gore.A brilliant...
There are seventeen tales here. All of which originated in some way from Post Mortem Press. It is a grand collection of short horror fiction written not only by some of the more well known horror writers around today (Jonathan Mayberry. F Paul Wilson) but also by some names you may not be familiar with.
Stories included are:
The Stranger by Jason Downes; A mysterious man makes a late night call to collect a debt that was promised to him a long time ago.