The Pharaoh Key [BOOK REVIEW]
Jul27

The Pharaoh Key [BOOK REVIEW]

When Gideon Crew and his co-worker, Manuel Garza, find themselves quietly “fired” from Effective Engineering Services by their brilliant (and newly healed) boss, Eli Glinn, they both harbor a lot of anger and resentment. Crew—because his deadly prognosis was never cured by the work that somehow cured Glinn—and Garza, because he wasn’t given an appropriate send-off for a decade of loyal service other than a gold Rolex. But when they realize they can uncover the solution to a rare artifact called the Phaistos Disc under Glinn’s nose, they both jump at the chance to go on one last…

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City of Endless Night [BOOK REVIEW]
Jul20

City of Endless Night [BOOK REVIEW]

With Constance Green in a remote monastery, Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast finds life to be unbearably dull and flavorless—until he’s “punished” by being assigned to the death and decapitation of a dot-com socialite by his boss, who’s still not over Pendergast’s behavior in the last tale.

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A Godless Line [ALBUM REVIEW]
Jun20

A Godless Line [ALBUM REVIEW]

Hailing from Cleveland, OH, Key to the Mint is a post-punk/new wave band that formed in early 2015 out of the defunct shoegaze/noise band Privacy//Policy. Former members of P//P, Rich Kundracik and John Alexander, joined with vocalist Joel Anger and developed their previous post-punk sound into the more melodic new wave. A Godless Line is the group’s sophomore release.

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Verdict on Crimson Fields: World of Prime #4 [BOOK REVIEW]
Jun15

Verdict on Crimson Fields: World of Prime #4 [BOOK REVIEW]

After realizing the portal to earth can’t be achieved at the level of prophet unless he has no interest in returning to Prime, Christopher elects to stay behind so that he can raise himself to the highest level of tael user when he can open a portal that goes two ways to the realm of man. But to do that he’ll have to prove to the current king that he’s not a traitor due to the alliances he made with the Ulven Men and Elves…

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Judgment at Verdant Court: World of Prime #3 [BOOK REVIEW]
Jun08

Judgment at Verdant Court: World of Prime #3 [BOOK REVIEW]

After The mother of a dead Druid shows up at his base of operations, Christopher is forced to agree to track down an old friend who killed her daughter. With the help of her tracker son, D’Kan (that Christopher had resurrected against his people’s wishes), they mount an expedition into the darkest reaches of the wilderness. Cannan—the fugitive being sought—had been Christopher’s loyal protector until he had been gifted a black-infused ring which preyed upon him and twisted him to the dark side. If they can track him down and keep him alive long enough to remove the ring, only the unlikely…

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Gold Throne in Shadow: World of Prime #2 [BOOK REVIEW]
Jun01

Gold Throne in Shadow: World of Prime #2 [BOOK REVIEW]

After dying at the hands of mysterious torturers and being brought back to life by a Saint of the Lady, Christopher finds himself required to prove himself to the King with a new assignment. The exploration of this assignment reveals more fully the presence of different color powers that are at war with the White throughout the kingdom and beyond, most notably the greed-run Yellow church and a black-aligned Sorcerer.

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The Sword of the Bright Lady: World of Prime #1 [BOOK REVIEW]
May25

The Sword of the Bright Lady: World of Prime #1 [BOOK REVIEW]

When Christopher Sinclair—a mechanical engineer from Arizona—wakes up in a medieval society on another planet in the distant post-apocalyptic future, he at first believes he’s going mad. However, the more he tries to fight the realization, the more the reality of his straits sink in.

Unable to speak the native language, despite being surrounded by other humans, he quickly errs by enraging a mystic nobleman who has the right to claim his head. When the mysterious Church of the Bright Lady intervene on a technicality, he’s given the choice between ignominious death or going on a spirit quest…

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Blood Orbit [BOOK REVIEW]
Apr20

Blood Orbit [BOOK REVIEW]

When a rookie cop named Eric Matheson shows up on the corporately held world of Gattis, he wanders into a brutal slaughter that could destroy two of the three native races of Gattis if it’s mysterious circumstances aren’t solved in a single week.

To prevent corporately motivated genocide, he’s forced to team up with a cybernetically enhanced investigator named Inspector J.P. Dillal. Unfortunately, his native birth and unholy technology make him a pariah to the others in the police force, while his mixed racial background make him an outcast to the native populations.

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Escaping the Grave [ALBUM REVIEW]
Apr07

Escaping the Grave [ALBUM REVIEW]

Hard at work horrifying the masses since 2005, Grave Robber have been anything but idle. Combining bouncy, catchy percussion with riffs and guitar solos as sharp as Dracula’s fangs, Grave Robber’s rugged and raunchy releases – Be Afraid, Inner Sanctum, Exhumed, You’re All Gonna Die and Straight to Hell – have garnered these horror rockers well deserved press from acclaimed punk and metal outlets alike for a good reason. Seven years and fourteen drummers since their last LP, they’re finally back to haunt the masses with Escaping the Grave!

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There Was Death [ALBUM REVIEW]
Jan22

There Was Death [ALBUM REVIEW]

After two experimental/ambient albums, UK doom metal band My Silent Wake releases their first metal album since Damnatio Memoriae (2015). Set for a release sometime in mid-February, There Was Death will be the band’s tenth studio album, and contains some of their heaviest stuff to date with guest doom metal legend Greg Chandler of Esoteric, providing some growls and additional keys.

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The Hunted: Encore [SERIES REVIEW]
Jan13

The Hunted: Encore [SERIES REVIEW]

Megan is a vampire hunter, and teamed up with the bumbling Ned, the half-breed Andrew and a few others, they look to take down the bloodsuckers, but not before busting a move or breaking into song!

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