Dead Reckonings No. 08




  • A Review of Horror Literature
  • Edited by S. T. Joshi and Tony Fonseca





No. 8 (Fall 2010)


His Best in Years: King in Fine Form / Hank Wagner

Stephen King, Just After Sunset; Stephen King, Under the Dome


A Sheaf of Horrific Delights / Leigh Blackmore

Richard L. Tierney, Savage Menace and Other Poems


Motels, Arachnids, and High Heels / Scott David Briggs

Donald R. Burleson, Wait for the Thunder


Custer’s Last Stand / Bev Vincent

Dan Simmons, Black Hills


Is the Soul Changeless? / Kendra Ditto

Michael Schiefelbein, Vampire Maker; Gail Carriger, Changeless


Doubly Disappointing / Tony Fonseca

Robert R. McCammon, Mystery Walk; Jeffrey Thomas, Thought Forms


Horrors Cosmic and Personal / Javier A. Martínez

Brian Keene, Darkness on the Edge of Town; Ray Garton, Scissors


On the Rack / Michael Marano

Michael Marshall Smith, What Happens When You Wake Up in the Night; Tom Fletcher, The Safe Children; Joel Lane, Black Country; Alison Moore, When the Door Closed, It Was Dark


A Portrait of the Artist / Steven J. Mariconda

S. T. Joshi, I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft


The Men Behind the Curtain / Matt Cardin

Thomas Ligotti, The Conspiracy against the Human Race; H. P. Lovecraft, Against Religion


Ramsey Campbell, Probably: The Missing Bits


What If Cthulhu Won? / Martin Andersson

Darrell Schweitzer, ed., Cthulhu’s Reign


Shock or Schlock? / Hank Wagner

Joe R. Lansdale, Sanctified and Chicken-Fried; John Skipp and Cody Goodfellow, Jake’s Wake


Horror and Fantasy for the Impecunious / S. T. Joshi

Michael Kelahan, ed., The Screaming Skull; Michael Kelahan, ed., The End of the World; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Horror of the Heights; Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; Bram Stoker, Dracula’s Guest; Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


A Werewolf Story with (Sharp) Teeth / Robert Butterfield

Tom Fletcher, The Leaping


Writing Above the Zombie Line / Vicky Gilpin

Darrell Schweitzer and Martin H. Greenberg, ed., Full Moon City; Scott Edelman, What Will Come After


Nutrition for the Dead / Leigh Blackmore

Chris Lane, Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection


The United States of the Undead / John Edgar Browning

Robin Becker, Brains: A Zombie Memoir


Two Anthologies, 45 Stories / Richard Bleiler

Ellen Datlow, ed., Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror; Stephen Jones, ed., The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror


A Broad Range of Strange / Jonathan Johnson

Jonathan Thomas, Tempting Providence


Darkness with Depth / Robert Butterfield

Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon, ed., Dark Faith


What Lurks in the Dark / Van P. Viator

Alyson Hagy, Ghosts of Wyoming; Daniel McGachey, They That Dwell in Dark Places


New Writers, New Horror / John Edgar Browning

Jeani Rector, ed., And Now the Nightmare Begins: The Horror Zine


Dante of the Dead / Matt Cardin

Kim Paffenroth, Valley of the Dead: The Truth Behind Dante’s Inferno


Sympathy for Ig / John Langan

Joe Hill, Horns


Living in London Is Overrated / Andy Trevathan

Tim Lebbon, 30 Days of Night: Fear of the Dark


A Ghost Melodrama / June Pulliam

Simon Clark, Ghost Monster


What If? / Antoinette Winstead

Tananarive Due, Blood Colony


Murder Most Macabre / Tony Fonseca

Joe R. Lansdale, The Bottoms


The Weird Scholar / S. T. Joshi


Capsule Reviews



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