Queen of Blood

by Charles Nuetzel What looked like a history-making meeting is turning into a nightmare. A signal from outer space has recently been discovered, and soon after evidence of an alien ship landing on Mars follows. An expedition is launched to recover what is thought to be an alien spacecraft and rescue any survivors. The already... Continue Reading →

The Dogs (Vintage Horrors #4)

by Jerrold Mundis "Christ, it's only a dog, not a science-fiction monster." "Tell that to the public." A rural government facility, attempting to maximize the potential of the modern canine, loses one of its German Shepherd puppies due to theft, and the thief soon loses the puppy (due to theft) which is then abandoned on the... Continue Reading →

The Slime Beast (Vintage Horrors #3)

by Guy N. Smith Safety here. Death there. No warning. This review’s going to be written in the first person because it’s got to be crystal clear, all the way through, that these are my own opinions on this extreme version of camp horror and that there must be many people out there who enjoy this... Continue Reading →

A Hell of a Woman

by Jim Thompson I told her the world was full of nice people. I'd have hated to try to prove it to her, but I said it, anyway. Dolly, a man who’s been mistreated by life and can never catch an even break, hustles through his life as a bottom rung door-to-door salesman in a... Continue Reading →

Black Wings Has My Angel

by Elliot Chaze He smiled awfully and left, and she came in and shut the door and there we were in the room together, just like that. We weren’t—and then we were. An escaped convict has successfully blended in to a low-profile, modest income job when he cashes in, deciding to live a little, and... Continue Reading →

Rendezvous in Black

by Cornell Woolrich “I haven’t an enemy in the world.” “No man can safely say that until after his death.” A young man meets the love of his life every day at 8 p.m. in front of the local drugstore. One days he’s running a couple of minutes late, and when he arrives she’s been... Continue Reading →

The Complete Slayers

by Paul Cain This is going to be a lot of fun, even if it doesn’t work. Fast One (novel) Kells, a tough guy, gun-for-hire and one man army, is asked to enter into a partnership with a city crime boss in order to stave off rivals due to Kells’ heavy reputation. A bloodbath is... Continue Reading →

Some of Your Blood

by Theodore Sturgeon It is, it is, it really is fiction. Unless you’ve had it ruined for you, and I’m not going to do so, you can’t possibly expect what you’re in for with this novel. Even a brief story synopsis will be detrimental to those who’re interested, so you get only the broadest stroke:... Continue Reading →

The Black Path of Fear

by Cornell Woolrich A bullet either stopped you or it didn’t; either way, what difference did it make? Scotty, a down-on-his-luck homeless man gets a job as a driver for a wealthy Miami man when he returns the rich man’s lost wallet, money intact. Scotty falls in love with the man’s wife and they escape... Continue Reading →

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