Dead Reckonings No. 08

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  • A Review of Horror Literature
  • Edited by S. T. Joshi and Tony Fonseca
  • No. 8 (Fall 2010)
  • ISSN 1935-6110
  • 114 pp

 

Contents

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

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