Music and Malice in Hurricane Town by Alex Bell

Stripes Publishing produce a consistently reliable stream of excellent spooky young adult novels and Alex Bell is always a good read. We really liked her tale of the witchbottle possessed pub in The Haunting and the  malevolent china dolls of Frozen Charlotte  and its Gothic Horror prequel Charlotte Says really creeped us out. Alex's latest... Continue Reading →

VampyrVidar AKA Vidar the Vampire – Preview

It's all happening in Scandinavia, hot on the heels of Escaping the Dead comes Norwegian horror comedy Vampyr Vidar (or Vidar the Vampire for English speakers) Vidar Haarr is a 33-year-old, single and sexually frustrated farmer. Vidar leads a Christian, monotonous and strenuous working life on his mother's farmstead in the Western outskirts of Norway.... Continue Reading →

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

'What are we going to do with him? I mean it's not like the old days when we could chuck them in the Thames alongside all the other tubercular floaters' such are the problems faced by the modern vampire couple. Only  Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton) are not exactly modern themselves, they are... Continue Reading →

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