fbpx

Author Archive: EamonnMurphy

Eamonn Murphy is a science fiction, fantasy, horror and graphic novel reviewer who writes a bit. https://eamonnmurphywriter.wordpress.com/welcome-2/

rss feed Facebook Twitter

Author's Website

Voyeurs Of Death by Shaun Jeffrey (book review).

January 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Voyeurs Of Death by Shaun Jeffrey (book review).

‘Voyeurs Of Death’ is a single author collection by Shaun Jeffrey from 2007 featuring very short stories, most of which have appeared previously in some other horror magazine or anthologies. This means that some editor paid good money for them and was confident they would please the punters which is the best recommendation you can […]

Read More

Shrouded By Darkness: Tales Of Terror edited by Alison L.R. Davies (book review).

January 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shrouded By Darkness: Tales Of Terror edited by Alison L.R. Davies (book review).

‘Shrouded By Darkness: Tales Of Terror’ is a charity horror anthology released in 2006 which featured a few big names such as Neil Gaiman and Ramsey Campbell, alongside other not so famous but nonetheless talented and award-winning writers. All of them donated the stories freely to raise money for DebRA, a charity working on behalf […]

Read More

Jack Kirby Collector Seventy-Five: Kirby & Lee: Stuf’ Said: The Complex Genesis Of The Marvel Universe Expanded Edition (magazine review).

January 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jack Kirby Collector Seventy-Five: Kirby & Lee: Stuf’ Said: The Complex Genesis Of The Marvel Universe Expanded Edition (magazine review).

The Jack Kirby Collector # 75 is a special book-sized issue entitled ‘Kirby And Lee: Stuf’ Said!’ and this is a new slightly expanded edition of that same book. It’s an attempt by publisher John Morrow to tell the history of the creation of Marvel Comics in the words, mostly, of Stan Lee and Jack […]

Read More

Falling Up (The Flying Crooked Series Book 2) by Geoff Nelder (ebook review).

January 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Falling Up (The Flying Crooked Series Book 2) by Geoff Nelder (ebook review).

The follow up to ‘Suppose We’, ‘Falling Up’ is the second book in ‘The Flying Crooked’ series. In ‘Suppose We’, titled after the spaceship, four human colonists arrived in the Kepler system and landed on Kepler-20h to explore and assess its suitability for human colonisation. The crew consisted of a two-fisted American Commander named Penn, […]

Read More

Shadows West by Joe R. Lansdale and John L. Lansdale (book review)

December 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shadows West by Joe R. Lansdale and John L. Lansdale  (book review)

‘Shadows West’ consists of three screenplays written by Joe R. Lansdale and his elder brother, John L. Lansdale. They are all weird westerns but were never made into films, the fate of many screenplays. First up is ‘Hell’s Bounty’ which is set in the typical 1880s western town of Falling Rock, Wyoming Territory. It opens […]

Read More

Future Science Fiction Digest 5 (emag review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest 5 (emag review).

After a foreword by editor Alex Shvartsman, ‘Future Science Fiction Digest 5’ starts the stories rolling with ‘A Prayer To The Fundamental Dos’ by Filip Wiltgreen. First-person narrator James is performing a service in the temple when the doors slide open and an urchin enters. There are three ‘presences’ in the temple already: Weygand, an […]

Read More

Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

This novella, ‘Hyenas’ by Joe R. Lansdale, is a ‘Hap And Leonard’ story, part of a long-running series. Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are two tough private investigators willing to stray outside the strict boundaries of the legal code. Hap is married to the beautiful Brett and Leonard is a gay black man. When Leonard […]

Read More

The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 21 edited by Stephen Jones (book review).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 21 edited by Stephen Jones (book review).

‘The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror: Volume 21’ is a large collection of weird stories published in the year 2009. It’s 2019 as I write this belated review but good fiction doesn’t date. Wheeling out his big guns early, editor Stephen Jones presents ‘Throttle’ by Joe Hill and Stephen King. Written for an anthology […]

Read More

Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

November 14, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

‘Million Eyes: Extra Time’ is a sort of prequel to the upcoming ‘Million Eyes’ trilogy by C.R. Berry, the first of which will be released early in 2020. This book, now available as a free download from publisher Elsewhen Press, features a dozen short stories set in the ‘Million Eyes’ universe, which is very like […]

Read More

Albert Einstein: The Poetry Of The Real by Manuel Garcia Iglesias (graphic novel review).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Albert Einstein: The Poetry Of The Real by Manuel Garcia Iglesias (graphic novel review).

Graphic novels are branching out to tell true stories, including biographies. ‘Albert Einstein: The Poetry Of Real’ is the life story of the most famous scientist of our time. The book uses the device of a framing story that has Einstein telling a student about his life. The first panel is captioned ‘Ulm, German Empire, […]

Read More

error

Enjoy scifi? Please spread the word :)

SFcrowsnest