Author: S. D. Vassallo

Black Wings

I just finished reading Black Wings by Megan Hart, and I have to say it was a damned good read.  The premise is one I’ve seen before; genius kid turns evil and cooks up a wicked scheme of some sort or other.  However, while the overall theme might not be original, I thought Hart did…

My Favorite Reads of 2018

Well, it’s the end of the year, and book-wise, 2018 was awesome.  I found many new authors and books and have managed to compile a to-be-read list of novels and collections that will keep me busy for the next couple of years at least.  Looking back, here are some of my favorite stories from the…

Mayan Blue: A Bloody Good Tale

         2018, book-wise, has been an interesting year for me.  I’ve ‘discovered’ lots of new authors and novels I hadn’t heard of before.  As far as horror fiction went, in the past my reading largely consisted of the old stuff, by Lovecraft, Poe, Bierce, Bloch, Blackwood, and other like authors.  My knowledge of contemporary authors…

The Journey Begins…

It’s December, and the end of the year is nigh.  Outside my window, a new day emerges.  The sky is gray with a promise of snow flurries.  A few twisted branches, dark silhouettes in the morning sky, stretch like gnarled fingers outside the window next to my desk. Though the morning seems dull and dreary…