Blog Archives

Short Take: “The Sea Below,” William Meikle

Rating: 4 out of 5 William Meikle’s horror adventure The Sea Below is the sequel to his The Land Below. In that book, two men wanted to search for a treasure supposed to be underground. They hired a “bodyguard,” who

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Short Take: “The Auld Mither,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s The Auld Mither is a short, fun horror read constructed around a Scottish town’s hushed folktale about an old hag that stalks the area. George Duncan is planning on bolstering and enlarging his

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Short Take: “Operation Yukon,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Operation: Yukon is the 11th book in his wonderful S-Squad series. These are fun military-versus-monsters tales with a squad of Scottish lads who get a reputation for being monster magnets. I urge you

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , ,

Review: “Operation North Sea,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 Operation: North Sea is the latest “S-Squad” book from William Meikle. This is a series with plenty of military-vs-monsters fun with a touch of horror (occasionally a hint at cosmic horror), and a touch of

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Short Take: “The Land Below,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 In William Meikle’s horror/adventure novella The Land Below, ex-military man Daniel Garland gets talked into going caving with Ed and Thomas Ellington, as their guard. Ed is looking for a lost treasure in Austria, left

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Review: “Ramskull,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Ramskull is an intense cosmic horror tale. In 1494, Alexander Seton, on order from the King, visits the site where an abbey will be built so he can find out why the crew

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Short Take: “Fungoid,” William Meikle

Pros: A fungal apocalypse with a touch of cosmic horror! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s (novella? Short novel? Not sure which) Fungoid introduces us to a fungal apocalypse. Jim Noble is on hand when the first

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

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.

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

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

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , ,

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.

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Archives