book review, historical fiction, history

Review: The Terror by Dan Simmons

  The Terror by Dan Simmons tells the bleak, brutal tale of the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition in which the HMS Terror and HMS Erebus sought to traverse the Northwest Passage. While historically we know that all those on the expedition perished likely from starvation, exposure, scurvy, cannibalism, etc, Simmons offers a horror/supernatural twist to… Continue reading Review: The Terror by Dan Simmons


Review: The Strain

I know vampires and zombies are really beaten to death these days, but Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan's The Strain has it where it counts. Because these subjects are now overdone, I read this book based on my appreciation for Guillermo's great, imaginative film work. I also purposely did not read anything about this… Continue reading Review: The Strain