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  • The Purge
    Movie review: The Purge
    In the future all crime is legal once a year for 12 hours during an event called The Purge. After locking themselves in their home, the Sandin family is ready to ride out the night when an unknown thrill-killer and his crew come knocking at the...
  • 'Peeping Tom'
    DVD review: 'Peeping Tom'
    An early entry in the exploration of voyeurism and obsession in the horror genre, 'Peeping Tom' warrants a viewing. How is that for irony?Our story begins with an unseen figure approaching a prostitute and going back to her place. He then...
  • A Walk Among the Tombstones
    Private eyes are watching you
    A Walk Among the Tombstones is not just another action film that has helped re-invigorate Liam Neeson’s career. Yes, there are some fight scenes but generally this movie is a thriller/mystery. Though the same could be said of the last film...
  • Jeffrey Ballam
    Review: Out of the Past, by Jeffrey Ballam
    Jeffrey Ballam's first romance novel, Out of the Past, is a welcoming and enjoyable ride. Albeit somewhat stereotypical, the camp story is endearing and certainly makes the light reading experience more attainable to the masses.Currently...
  • Donna Galanti, author
    Interview with Donna Galanti, author of ‘A Hidden Element’
    Donna Galantiwrites murder and mystery with a dash of steam as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is the author of books 1 and 2 in the paranormal suspense Element Trilogy,A Human ElementandA Hidden Element, the short story collectionThe...
  • 'Before I Go to Sleep' by S. J. Watson: Now a movie with Nicole Kidman
    'Before I Go to Sleep' by S. J. Watson: Now a movie with Nicole Kidman
    "Before I Go to Sleep" by S. J. Watson has been compared to a Hitchcock movie. It's true that for most of the book, the story is both strange and suspenseful.Christine wakes up every morning with no memory of where she is or who is...
  • Donna Galanti, author
    Profile: Donna Galanti, Author of ‘A Human Element’
    Donna Galantiwrites murder and mystery as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is an International Thriller Writers Debut Author of the paranormal suspense novelA Human Element, the short story collectionThe Dark Inside, and the...
  • The Hard Way
    Book Review - 'The Hard Way' by Cathi Stoler
    Gamblers are a fickle lot. If there's even a hint of a suggestion that a place is jinxed, they'll up and run like nobody's business, never to return. So when a contest winner from Women Now magazine is murdered at the newly opened...
  • 'The Purge:  Anarchy' movie poster
    'The Purge: Anarchy' expands the boundaries of chaos
    Writer/director James DeMonaco crafts the next terrifying chapter to his highly successful thriller ‘The Purge’ in his newest motion picture, ‘The Purge: Anarchy.’In the film, the New Founders of America invite citizens to...
  • 'Sky Zone, The Crittendon Files,' by Creston Mapes
    'Sky Zone, The Crittendon Files,' by Creston Mapes
    Creston Mapes explores the influence of "political correctness," the power of faith and the reality of terrorism in Sky Zone the conclusion to the "Crittendon Files" trilogy. Whether read as part of the fiction series or as a...
  • Sky Zone: The Crittendon Files, by Creston Mapes
    'Sky Zone,' by Creston Mapes
    Creston Mapes explores the influence of "political correctness," the power of faith and the reality of terrorism in Sky Zone the conclusion to the "Crittendon Files" trilogy. Whether read as part of the fiction series or as a...
  • Vanished from Dust by Shea Norwood
    Lessons of Friendship in Shea Norwood's Paranormal Mystery "Vanished from Dust"
    Dark figures lurking in the shadows surely aren’t something you would feel comfortable seeing, but the situation can become even more complicated and saddening when others think you are insane because of the things you see. Eric Stark, the...
  • Murdered: Soul Suspect
    'Murdered: Soul Suspect' looks good on paper, but lacks execution
    Murdered: Soul Suspectplays out much like an interactive movie. Developed by Square Enix and Airtight games, the game stars Ronan O'Connor, a detective with a bad past who seems to have a tattoo for everything he has went through. Set in the...
  • Black Rose writer, Brea Behn, talks about the apocalypse
    Black Rose writer, Brea Behn, talks about the apocalypse
    Tell us about your new release. What is it about, and what inspired you to write it? 'Wolves in the Woods' is a young adult, dystopian with a touch of romance. What it is really about is survival. The main character, Braelin, loses...
  • Sleep No More by Aprilynne PIke
    'Sleep No More' by Aprilynne Pike: Fantasy thriller
    "Sleep No More" by Aprilynne Pike is a young adult novel that carefully combines fantasy and suspense to create a story that is filled with mystery and excitement.Pike cleverly keeps some of the backstory hidden until the climax, and the...