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Things that go bump...

Advantages: Definitely creepy
Disadvantages: None

...a time before Stephen King. There was time before The Shining. There was a time when 'horror' was not rooted in blood, guts and gore. I owe a slight apology to Mr King, because along with the gutsier side of the genre, I will own that he is a ma ...

hiker 09.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson

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Whatever walked there, walked alone.

Advantages: An unheralded classic
Disadvantages: Can anybody get a copy?

...I'm not sure what is more eerie; this book, or the fact that nobody has offered an opinion on it. I hope to any God that's good that this book isn't deleted, because everyone should read it. After all, after a recent horror of a different sort at the cine ...

Claw 16.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson

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Old Secrets Never Die

Advantages: Based on Charmed, it's easy to get into, it's short, and so many more
Disadvantages: If you don't like Charmed, keep away!

I have been reading these Charmed books for quite some time, as you can tell by the reviews. I do not believe in reading a complete series together, and prefer to space a series out, by reading numerous books in between before reading the next one in line ...

Jonni_boi 07.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Whispers From The Past - Constance M. Burge

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Diamond review  Rune for Improvement

Advantages: Great idea, with some unique causes of death
Disadvantages: Slower paced than his other work

The afterword to this novel provides an interesting insight into Christopher Fowler. He admits to becoming excited when Hollywood bought the film rights, less so when they started to make changes, and angry when they removed his favourite parts. He closes ...

Soho_Black 18.10.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Rune - Christopher Fowler

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Fantastic

Advantages: Even more enjoyment from this superb author
Disadvantages: Its over so quickly

I have always been a keen reader and never thought that I would ever pick up a horror book. As I and a chicken when it comes to things like that. That was until my friend introduced me to Shaun Hutson. This is his latest book and like all his others ...

budge 12.06.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Exit Wounds - Shaun Hutson

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