5 Scary Villains In Horror Literature

Horror books usually need a strong protagonist and for the brightness of even the brightest hero there must be a villain who is dark enough to dull that heroic light. Here’s a list of five  notable villains in horror reading. Mr Hyde – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Lewis Stevenson) Being …

Great Retro Reads 2 – The Beaver Book of Horror

When I was about 10 years old in 1977 Her Majesty the Queen was celebrating her Silver Jubilee on the throne of England and a book entered my life and changed it forever; it introduced me to the world of horror, the paranormal and horror story telling. That book was The Beaver book of horror …

Improve Your Well-Being: Buckets, Drains & Radiators

Many people in search of happiness fail to realise that the people we surround ourselves with in life have a huge bearing on our lives and on our perspective on the world and life in general. Today I hope to share with you a very effective method I use to make every single day as …

50 More Inspirational Book Related Quotes

My previous post featuring book related quotes was very popular so I thought it only fair to supply you, dear reader with a further 50 book related quotes. As I said earlier, I have always loved the smell of books whether the inky paper smell of new books or the earthy dusty smell of old …

5 Dean Koontz Books Not To Miss

Here I present my favourite five books from Dean Koontz. As always, these are my personal choices made from books I have personally read and enjoyed: I know not everyone will agree with my choices but that’s what makes reading books such a personal experience. “Dean Koontz is an American author. His novels are broadly …

5 Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

Women have always featured strongly in the telling of good horror tales but the emphasis of the female role has shifted over the years. Until quite recently the female role was simply that of a a helpless victim to be saved and usually won as a prize by the leading man. The countless re-spawning of generic slasher-movies …

5 Dark Books For The Brightest Summer Holidays

Even while on summer holiday, during the brightest summer day some of us require some dark literature to get through the day until dusk returns once more to herarld the darkness of the night. Here we offer a selection of reading for the darkest of souls during the brightest of days. Summer of Night By …

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