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The Housemates: A Novel of Extreme Terror by Iain Rob Wright
4.0 out of 5 stars Very hard to put down, 2 Jan 2014
I've heard a lot about Iain Rob Wright's books and this was the one that most caught my eye so I was very pleased to discover that it met my expectations.
Think Saw meets Big Brother with plenty of gore and an extremely compulsive narrative. I'm sure you'll find yourself saying, 'Just one more chapter', just like I did.
The housemates were the usual mix of fame hungry wannabes you see on every season of Big Brother, but there was more to them than first met the eye. It's hard to say more without spoiling anything, but the realisation of what was going on made the story even more addictive.
The main character, Damien, was well-written as were the action sequences. There were… Read more
Screamscapes (Unabridged) by Evans Light
Screamscapes (Unabridged) by Evans Light
This was a cool collection with some great stories in.
Crawlspace and Mole People were my favourites, both creepy as hell and very hard to put down.
The Package showed off Evans's talents as a comedy writer, with a laugh out loud tale of a well-known celebrity and an ill-advised body modification.
Whatever Possessed You, Dark Curtains and Black Door were also cracking reads, leaving you unsure as where they're going to end up.
All in all a great collection that I would recommend to others.
Toes Up by Adam Light
Toes Up by Adam Light
I had read a few of the stories in this collection, and was excited to read a new story of Adam's: 'Serving the Spirits' as well as giving the others a re-read.
There's something addictive about Adam's work, the surreal, Outer Limits style of 'Gone' and 'Way Out of Here' make for intriguing and creepy reads while the more immediate and gruesome 'Continuance Agency' and 'Serving the Spirits' give the collection a nice change of pace.

I'd rate them as follows:
'Taken' - A strange tale with a nice twist at the end. 4/5
'Gone' - A haunting tale that I found very subtle and moving. Some nice clues as to the outcome, but by the time it clicks, you've already missed a… Read more

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