With ‘A Hatful Of Shadows’ Ayre promised ten tales of horror, sci-fi and darkness…and that’s exactly what you get. Although the stories are all fairly short, even for short stories, they each deliver a solid slice of their chosen genre. Indeed, each and every offering has its own strength and uniqueness. There’s an impressive variety between each story, with Ayre adapting and modifying his style of writing with each tale. The end result is a collection that keeps you engaged and entertained throughout. And it’s a collection that showcases the sheer versatility of this excellent new voice in dark fiction...(more)
From Guy N Smith’s gigantic flesh-hungry crabs in ‘Night Of The Crabs’ to James Herbert’s swarming hordes of savage black rats in ‘The Rats’; creatures on the rampage have always been a sure-fire premise for delivering an action-packed and nail-biting pulp horror novel.
Over the years, horror authors have produced novels utilising a veritable array of creatures. DLS Reviews offers up an impressively comprehensive list of these novels, broken down by the various species of rampaging beastie.
Whether it’s a zombie outbreak, a post-nuclear dystopian world, a plague epidemic, a massive natural disaster or an extra-terrestrial threat... end of the world fiction will always catch the imagination of its readers. Although this is certainly not a complete list, DLS Reviews does however offer up an impressive list with accompanying reviews of a large number of post-apocalyptic novels. And the list will keep on growing until the end if days...