Browsing Archive: July, 2017

NEW REVIEW: Steve Cotterill - Weird Ales: Another Round (2016)

Posted by Chris Hall on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, In : New Review 


Who likes weird and imaginative fiction?  Who likes beer?  Who likes horror?  If the answer to all three are “me, me and me” then you might want to get your grubby mitts on a copy of Steve Cotterill and Theresa Derwin’s second anthology in their booze-fuelled ‘Weird Ales’ series, this one entitled ‘Weird Ales: Another Round’ (2016).

As always, DLS Reviews is here to give a full, story-by-story dissection…

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NEW REVIEW: S.T. Gulik - Birth (2016)

Posted by Chris Hall on Friday, July 21, 2017, In : New Review 
Next up over at DLS Reviews we have a full dissection of Irish absurdist author S.T. Gulik’s debut novel ‘Birth’ (2016) which forms the first part in his ‘Chakra Kong Trilogy’.

I think this quote from the review pretty much sums it up…

“If you imagine a weirdly uncensored episode of ‘Futurama’ that’s been written by Duncan Bradshaw, or some other strangely eccentric Bizzaro writer, then you’re going to be edging in the right direction of what Gulik has to offer.”


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NEW REVIEW: Guy N Smith - Various Crabs Chapbooks (2009)

Posted by Chris Hall on Monday, July 17, 2017, In : New Review 
One of the things that DLS Reviews has been attempting to do is catalogue some of the more obscure or limited publications.  One author who has had a number of incredibly limited publications and ‘fan convention only’ offerings over the years is Guy N Smith.

Slowly but surely DLS Reviews will be reviewing each and every title, as a way of not only providing an in-depth dissection of the publications, but also documenting their existence.

As such, the following chapbooks have all now been ad...
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NEW REVIEW: Adrian Chamberlin - Darker Battlefields (2016)

Posted by Chris Hall on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, In : New Review 
Who doesn’t love a bit of cross-genre fiction?  Especially when one of those genres is horror, right?!

Edited by British author Adrian Chamberlin - a veritable master in the field of historically set horror fiction - ‘Darker Battlefields’ (2016) offers up six unnerving horror novellas that explore the supernatural underbelly of war in all its dark and deviant glory.
 
DLS Reviews gets its blood-encrusted hacksaw out for a full, story-by-story dissection of the six-headed beast…


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NEW REVIEW: Justin Jordan & Simon Spurrier - Crossed Volume 11 - Badlands (2015)

Posted by Chris Hall on Sunday, July 2, 2017, In : New Review 
DLS Reviews pushes on with the bloodsoaked dissections of the ‘Crossed’ graphic novels.  Next up have ‘Crossed Volume Eleven: Badlands’ (2015) under the scalpel…and it’s a beauty.  Expect more carnage and mayhem and over-the-top gore.  Absolutely textbook ‘Crossed’.


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NEW REVIEW: Daniel Marc Chant - Burning House (2014)

Posted by Chris Hall on Saturday, July 1, 2017, In : New Review 
Daniel Marc Chant’s debut novella ‘Burning House’(2014) gets a full and thorough dissection over at DLS Reviews…


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