Category : Book Reviews

A Review of Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard

Focus your thoughts, gentle reader and let me know if this rings a bell. A maverick, Academy Award-wining director at the height of his fame and influence goes to a far away war-torn land to create his cinematic masterpiece. The movie’s plot involves a party of four men, who journey into a dark and uncivilized country, in search of a dark and deadly figure of the shadows.

Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare and The Vampire’s Assistant

When you look up Darren Shan’s Cirque du Freak book series, you will find it categorized in either the “children” or “young adult” sections online and in stores. I will admit, I was twelve when I first picked up Book 1 in the 12 part series, A Living Nightmare, and I kept reading, finishing the series when I was seventeen, but I can say that this series crossed over from being a scary story for kids to something even adults […]

Dead Until Dark

What would you do if suddenly it was revealed that vampires are real and living among us? That’s exactly what happens to the world in Dead Until Dark, the first novel in the Sookie Stackhouse series (formally called The Southern Vampire Mysteries).

The Matriarch

From start to finish, Kevin A. Ranson’s The Matriarch, digs its claws into the reader’s imagination and takes flight. The present day story fuses together both the reality we as mortals know, with the unknown supernatural world of vampires and ghosts.

American Vampire: The Long Road to Hell #1

Although the critically acclaimed American Vampire ongoing series by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque is still on hiatus at the moment, this week our thirst for blood is sated a little as Vertigo release American Vampire The Long Road To Hell, a one-shot special by co-writers Snyder and Albuquerque, with art by Rafael Albuquerque. This eagerly awaited release has a striking cover by Albuquerque, and a variant cover is also provided by Tony Moore.