John Milton

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Location: Glasgow, Scotland
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Voracious consumer of horror.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,235 - Total Helpful Votes: 669 of 796
The Hole by William Meikle
The Hole by William Meikle
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Sleepy American town, strange things start to happen. Sounds familiar, right? You’d be right. However, that generic synopsis relates to ‘The Hole’ by William Meikle and in reality, is an entirely inadequate description to cover this novella length horror adventure tale.

Kicking off proceedings with the hums, headaches and nosebleeds described, this small town is soon gripped by fear and panic as massive sinkholes and crevasses start to swallow up their town. Little do the townsfolk know, this is just the beginning of the horror for them and they are confronted with that which they fear the most...

Despite having the feel of a classic drive-in movie with plenty of… Read more
Creepers by David Morrell
Creepers by David Morrell
Before discussing this title, let’s talk about what attracted me initially to this book: the author’s name emblazoned across the top. David Morrell is synonymous with what is his most famous creation: Rambo. Stumbling across this book, my interest was immediately piqued when I saw Morrell’s name attached to what appeared to be a horror novel and indeed, an endorsement from Stephen King, calling ‘Creepers’: “Chilling and hypnotically readable”. Do you know what? The Master of Horror was right...

‘Creepers’, as the synopsis provided states, focuses on a group of urban explorers as they embark on a covert investigation of a long abandoned hotel in a rundown area of New Jersey… Read more
Impact by Adam Baker
Impact by Adam Baker
I’ve never hidden my appreciation of the Outpost series from Adam Baker. Having read the first book Outpost back in the autumn of 2011, I’ve been hooked ever since and was eager to scoop up ‘Impact’, the fourth book in the series, as soon as possible.

For the uninitiated, the synopsis provided is an adequate introduction to the book itself and indeed, the book functions perfectly well as a standalone title, requiring no knowledge of the previous entries in the series. However, for those who have had the privilege of reading any or all of the preceding titles, the author here expands on his Outpost universe in a number of ways, including revealing more about the nature and origins… Read more

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