Tag Archive: KIm Newman

Mar 16

Who should win the inaugural James Herbert Award?

Here is a chilling reminder of the finalists (and a link to my frightening reviews): M.R. Carey, The Girl with All the Gifts (Orbit) Nick Cutter, The Troop (Headline) Frances Hardinge, Cuckoo Song (Macmillan) Andrew Michael Hurley, The Loney (Tartarus Press) Josh Malerman, Bird Box (Harper Voyager) Kim Newman, An English Ghost Story (Titan Books) …

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Mar 08

Book Review: An English Ghost Story by Kim Newman

What’s It About It’s a haunted house story featuring a dysfunctional family set in Somerset in the late 90s. Should I Read It? Unfortunately no. I’ve always been a big fan of Newman’s work.  Everyone talks about Anno Dracula and the subsequent novels, which are good, but in my mind can’t compare to the anarchic madness …

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