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Tons of Reviews for Claude Lalumière!
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Lots of Accolades have come pouring in for Claude Lalumière's OBJECTS OF WORSHIP, as well as some Advanced Love for His New Novella, THE DOOR TO LOST PAGES



Charles Tan just gave OBJECTS a killer review:
http://charles-tan.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-review-objects-of-worship-by.html

There's also another killer review of OBJECTS that recently appeared on Goodreads.
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/149115079

Also, let's not forget to plug that amazing, amazing review of DOOR that recently appeared at Vault of Evil:
http://vaultofevil.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=itsthenewthing&action=display&thread=4199&page=1

And, finally, while not quite a review, Fantasy Book Critic gives some advance love to Brent Hayward, Derryl Murphy, and Claude:
http://fantasybookcritic.blogspot.com/2011/02/more-2011-titles-of-interest-from.html

CZP News February 3, 2011
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First bit of news; two CZP Titles - Brent Hayward's THE FECUND'S MELANCHOLY DAUGHTER and Gemma Files' A ROPE OF THORNS - Are Horror Mall pre-order Bestsellers!

January 2011

 
 
  1. THE DARK ONES by Bryan Smith
  2. IT DRINKS BLOOD by J. F. Gonzalez
  3. SHADOWED by Bill Gauthier
  4. THE LIGHT IS THE DARKNESS by Laird Barron
  5. SMILE NO MORE by James A. Moore
  6. BLEED FOR YOU by Michael Louis Calvillo
  7. SPORE by John Skipp & Cody Goodfellow
  8. THE FECUND'S MELANCHOLY DAUGHTER by Brent Hayward
  9. AMONG THE LIVING by Steve Rasnic Tem
  10. A ROPE OF THORNS: Book Two of the Hexslinger Series by Gemma Files

And Here's a Delicious Review of Douglas Smith's CHIMERASCOPE at Bureau 42!

 

Limited Edition EUTOPIA and DOOR TO LOST PAGES Hardcovers; last chance to order!
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Last Chance to Order The Limited Edition Signed Hardcovers of David Nickle's EUTOPIA and Claude Lalumiere's THE DOOR TO LOST PAGES at Horror Mall!



Get 'Em While You Can (They Disappear on Friday, February 4th)!

First Review of EVERY SHALLOW CUT
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Ed Gorman Gives a Stellar First Review of Tom Piccirilli's EVERY SHALLOW CUT!



"I love the writing here. It is stripped down to a kind of Charles Willeford-Charles Williams simplicity that is all the more effective for its bluntness and accessibility. The dialogue is dead-on. The man's relationship with his dog Churchill could have been the one false treacly note but Tom makes it work perfectly. No cutesy-poo.

Tom Piccirilli has written many fine books and stories but at this point in his career, for me anyway, I would call Every Shallow Cut his masterpiece."

Interview with CZP Author Gemma Files at The Write Thing
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Gemma Files, Author of A BOOK OF TONGUES and the Forthcoming Sequel,
A ROPE OF THORNS,
Interviewed at
The Write Thing blog!



Gemma: "...But like Chess Pargeter, I’ve certainly–at one time or another–been an angry, selfish person who’s made bad decisions dictated by privileging their own pain far above the pain of others; I’ve loved unwisely, and suffered for it; I’ve been betrayed, and betrayed in turn. And like Ash Rook, too, I’ve believed myself a hypocrite, unworthy of forgiveness; I’ve been arbitrarily given power over other people, and reveled in it; I’ve been afraid of death, as well as being terrified of what might (or might not) come after it.

So though some of the characters in A Book of Tongues represent things I only hope may lie somewhere inside me, all of them contain bits and pieces of things I know damn well do, from a capacity for bad temper, bad language and general bad behaviour to a not-so-sneaky liking for big guys with raspy voices and country goth-folk music… These points of similarity in the face of difference always being the only way any of us can imagine ourselves out of our own skins and into someone else’s, really."

First Awesome Review of EUTOPIA is in!
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The First Review of David Nickle's EUTOPIA is Up at Sonar4 Landing, and it's a Good'un!



"The tone [of the book] is more of a pins under your skin feeling, the feeling of a spider walking across your hand, keeping you in a state of ecstatic discomfort . The closer I got towards the end, the more it kept me reading to see how this could possibly be resolved. What higher praise or expectations can you have for a book?"

Sweet Dish on THE CHOIR BOATS
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Ursula Pflug Gives a Great Plug for Daniel A. Rabuzzi's THE CHOIR BOATS!



"The Choir Boats is an ambitious debut, the first in a Chronicles of Yount trilogy. Rabuzzi has done oodles of research as the book is replete with period details of London life. His set pieces are wonderfully drawn, and his characters sympathetic and believable."

Mini Review of WORLD MORE FULL OF WEEPING
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Robert J. Wiersema's Chilling Novella, THE WORLD MORE FULL OF WEEPING, Gets 4 Stars from
The Avid Reader!




"I will say that Wiersema maintains a tense suspense throughout the story. It’s easy to picture yourself in the shoes of both the curious young boy and the terrified father. This is a quick read, but definitely worth it."

Review of IN THE MEAN TIME at The Nervous Breakdown
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The Nervous Breakdown says that Paul Tremblay's short fiction collection, IN THE MEAN TIME "defies expectations"



"[There are] many times where Tremblay takes you by the hand and whispers sweet nothings in your ear, all the while the world falling apart around you . . . . But beyond all of that is the emotion, the humanity of what it must be like to exist in such end days, and it is here that he ratchets up the stories to more than just post-apocalyptic terror . . . Paul Tremblay has put together an original, haunting, and timeless collection, the echoes of which still reverberate between my heart and my head, unwilling to let me go."

A BOOK OF TONGUES Reviewed at The Write Thing
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The Write Thing calls Gemma Files' A BOOK OF TONGUES,
"Darn’ tootin’ evil, blasphemin’, Bible-quotin’, hex-slingin’ gay bandits wreak destruction across pantheons, life, death."




"Files is sparing with her language. Every sentence is elegantly shaped, pared down to the bones with surgical precision. She paints pictures deftly, not belabouring us with descriptive passages, but weaving textures into her action. The book is a genuine pleasure to read, her words aren’t lyrical so much as laden with cadence, shoving themselves through your eyes into your skull and sitting there leadenly."

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