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Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin

Synopsis (from Goodreads): When struggling riverboat captain Abner Marsh receives an offer of partnership from a wealthy aristocrat, he suspects something’s amiss. But when he meets the hauntingly pale, steely-eyed Joshua York, he is certain. For York doesn’t care that … Continue reading

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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Product info (from Goodreads): What does the legend of Vlad the Impaler have to do with the modern world? Is it possible that the Dracula of myth truly existed—and that he has lived on, century after century, pursuing his own … Continue reading

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Movie review: Afflicted (2013) directed by Derek Lee, Clif Prowse

Movie info: Childhood friends Clif Prowse and Derek Lee have decided to venture all over the world to film their travel web series “Ends of the Earth”. Derek is making the trip in spite of his doctor’s advice, as he … Continue reading

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Movie review: Dracula Untold (2014) directed by Andy Cockrum, Gary Shore

Synopsis: A new version of the old Dracula story. This time poor, little Vlad Tepes is presented as a seriously good chap — ‘saccharine-sweet, goody-two-shoes, cuddly-kittens-in-a-basket’ good. He is relatively handsome, he is a family man, he loves his wife … Continue reading

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Series review: Black Sun’s Daughter part 01-05 (Unclean Spirits, Darker Angels, Vicious Grace, Killing Rites, Graveyard Child) by M.L.N. Hanover

Series synopsis: Jayné (Zha-nay) Heller is a drop-out college girl practically friendless, jobless and alienated from her upright, conservative family. Her father threw her out when she decided to study at a secular uni, not the one he, a devout Christian fundamentalist, … Continue reading

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Movie review: Byzantium by Neil Jordan

Synopsis: Clara (Gemma Alterton), a hardworking lap-dancer in a night club,  and her daughter, Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan),  are two female vampires. They live precariously, ready to run to another place whenever they sense any danger – they can be long-lived but … Continue reading

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Review: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Book info: Genre: paranormal thriller Target audience: adults Form: pdf e-book Synopsis:  The plot of this novel revolves around Charles Talent Manx, his enemy Vic (Victoria) McQueen and her family. Both Vic and Manx have the same gift – a … Continue reading

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The Kingmakers (Vampire Empire #3) by Clay Griffith, Susan Griffith

Book info:Form: pdf format, e-bookGenre: steampunk with vampiresTarget audience: YASynopsis (from Goodreads): The epic Vampire Empire trilogy rushes to a conclusion of honor and love, hatred and vengeance, sacrifice and loss. A war to the death. Empress Adele has launched … Continue reading

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