Dead Reckonings No. 07




  • A Review of Horror Literature
  • Edited by S. T. Joshi and Tony Fonseca





No. 7 (Spring 2010)


Realms of Perilous Delight / Jim Rockhill

Richard Gavin, The Darkly Splendid Realm; Matt Cardin, Dark Awakenings


The Red and the Blue / Scott Connors

H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, A Means to Freedom; Robert E. Howard, The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard and Heroes in the Wind: From Kull to Kane


A Macabre Display / Javier A. Martinez

Jeffrey Thomas, Thirteen Specimens: A Collection of the Bizarre


The Evil That Lurks Inside Us / Jonathan Johnson

Michael Aronovitz, Seven Deadly Pleasures


The Eldritch and the Cosmic / Martin Andersson

S. T. Joshi, ed., Black Wings: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror


Rain, Rain, Everywhere / S. T. Joshi

Ramsey Campbell, Creatures of the Pool and Just Behind You


My Dear Watson, It’s a Zombie Raccoon! / Tony Fonseca

Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes, ed., Zombie Raccoons and Killer Bunnies; John Joseph Adams, ed., The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


Where’s the Plot? / Andy K. Trevathan

L. A. Banks, Undead on Arrival and “Ev’ry Shut Eye Ain’t Asleep”


Living in a Topolganger / Rob Latham

China Miéville, The City & ytiC ehT


B-Grade and Z-Grade / Matt Cardin

Richard Laymon, Flesh and Dark Mountain


Lesser Straub, But Still Worth Reading / Richard Bleiler

Peter Straub, A Dark Matter


Ramsey Campbell, Probably: Restyling for Our Time


Bloodbath and Mayhem / Lisa Nunn

Graham Masterton, Death Mask and Blind Panic


Road Dogs and Iron Dead / S. T. Joshi

Norman Partridge, Lesser Demons


Horrors Down Under / Leigh Blackmore

Felicity Dowker, Phantasy Made Grotesk; Robert Hood, Creeping in Reptile Flesh


The Dead Return and They Have Bite / Van Viator

Edward Lee, The Golem; Ray Garton, Bestial


Less Artful Than Enthusiastic / Robert Butterfield

Gord Rollo, Crimson and Strange Magic


All That Glitters . . .  / Kevin Dole

Ellen Datlow, ed., The Best Horror of the Year, Volume One; William F. Nolan and Jason V Brock, ed., The Bleeding Edge


Post-Columbine and the Gothic / John Edgar Browning

Gary A. Braunbeck, Far Dark Fields


Cautionary Tales / Antoinette Winstead

Dean R. Koontz, Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Dead and Alive; Conrad Williams, Decay Inevitable


A Matheson Sampler / Darrell Schweitzer

Richard Matheson, The Box


The Permeability of Flesh / Vicky Gilpin

Brian Keene, Castaways and Urban Gothic


Lycanthropes and Rotters / Kendra Kuss Ditto

Laurell K. Hamilton, Skin Trade; Cherie Priest, Boneshaker


Scarifyingly Assured / Matt Cardin

John Langan, House of Windows


Weaponized Affluence / Michael Marano

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire


Skipping the Light Fandango / Melissa Ursula Dawn Goldsmith

Michael Long, Beautiful Monsters: Imagining the Classic in Musical Media


Cthulhu in San Francisco / Scott David Briggs

Michael Shea, Copping Squid and Other Mythos Tales


Capsule Reviews



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