Reviews and Recommendations by Mel Odom, Professional Writer

Archive for the ‘Genre: Horror’ Category

CHASING THE DEAD by Joe Schreiber

November 6, 2007

Chasing the Dead is a sleek bullet of a suspense/horror novel. I know that both of those genres exist independently of each other, but sometimes have elements of the other within them, but this book is first one, then the other in a blend like I haven’t seen before. I picked the book up because […]

DUMA KEY by Stephen King (coming Jan. 2008)

September 27, 2007

Stephen King’s new novel, Duma Key, arrives in stores nation-wide in January 2008. As soon as it was announced, readers began trying to guess what the book would be about. The title itself is highly interesting. My first guess was that the novel would be about a key, like a door key. Or maybe a […]


September 27, 2007

Pulp magazines – periodicals published on paper so poor that pulp debris in the form of wood chips was actually present on many of the pages – had their heyday in the 1930s and 1940s. During those years, they were the most popular form of portable entertainment available. People lined up every month at the […]