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Short Take: “Not What They Seem,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Not What They Seem: Three Cryptozoological Stories (The William Meikle Chapbook Collection 39) contains three more of his spooky paranormal stories. His stories are very consistent, so I always know I’ll enjoy them.

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Short Take: “Operation Congo,” William Meikle

Pros: Still loving this series! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Operation Congo (S-Squad Book 9) is a delightful continuance of his monster-fighting Scottish military squad stories. They’ve been all the way around the world, fought giant

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Review: “Songs of Dreaming Gods,” William Meikle

Pros: Cosmic horror with unusual nuance Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s cosmic horror novella Songs of Dreaming Gods introduces Inspector John Green, a police officer who has spent the last two months recovering from being stabbed.

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Short Take: “Green Door,” William Meikle

Pros: I just love this strange world Meikle has developed Cons: A little confusing Rating: 4 out of 5 I’ve read quite a few novellas by William Meikle at this point, although none from his Sigils & Totems/Midnight Eye books.

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Review: “The Unspoken,” ed. William Meikle

Pros: Elegant stories about and adjacent to the subject of cancer Cons: Typical anthology issue that not every story works for every reader Rating: 4 out of 5 William Meikle edited the anthology The Unspoken, a collection of horror stories–some

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Short Take: “The Hole,” William Meikle

Pros: Captivating tale of destruction! Cons: Two of the female characters Rating: 4 out of 5 William Meikle’s The Hole introduces us to a small town that’s about to deal with a big disaster. Residents, including 20-year-old drunkard Fred Grant,

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Short Take: “The Long Sleep,” William Meikle

Pros: Delightful short mystery Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Mostly I’ve read William Meikle’s creature-features and cosmic horrors. This time I decided to read one of his Sherlock Holmes tales: The Long Sleep: A Weird Sherlock Holmes Adventure.

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Review: “The Exiled,” William Meikle

Pros: Original take on faerie abduction myths Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s The Exiled is a creative mélange of horror, thriller, and a sort of quasi-urban fantasy. Police officer John Grainger is called to the scene

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Review: “Into the Black,” William Meikle

Pros: Lovecraftian horror with an occasionally whimsical flair Cons: Slightly repetitive Rating: 4.5 out of 5 I seem to be on a roll with William Meikle books lately; they’re perfect for when I want horror, but not depressing. Into The

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Review: “Bug Eyed Monsters,” William Meikle

Pros: These stories are addictive Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Bug Eyed Monsters: A Creature Feature Collection is an anthology that covers a wide array of creepy, rampaging beasties. One story in particular (Into the Valley

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