Chapter IV

Mitch stood at the port side looking at the calm ocean, land appeared on the horizon signalling the ships approach into the Gulf of Guinea. He enjoyed the past 22 days on the Dunbar, most of the weeks at sea Mitch entertained himself in the mid-level accommodations reserved for first class passengers, Michael on the…

Chapter III

The heat beating down through the trees was unbearable, sweat dripped from Mumba Nkusa’s head wrap into his eyes  making the grueling task at hand even more difficult than it already was. He dared not move to wipe the sweat away for fear that the men with guns would accuse him of lax behavior resulting…

The Rat Under The Stairs

Robert Michael slowly walked the sidewalk of his Brooklyn neighborhood, four blocks away he started to dread the oncoming approach silently pleading to find a note from his wife saying she wasn’t ever coming home. He knew she was attending night class which Robert felt as a waste of money, draining his precious funds on…

Chapter I

She could smell the oncoming approach first, felines and most carnivorous mammals have a very distinctive smell. Every animal in the jungle has a definitive scent, reptiles though are hardest to detect since their essence is camouflaged with the jungle’s and can’t be tracked until directly on you. Jane Weaver crouched over her freshly killed gazelle…

The Girl Next Door: Adult Monsters

Before I even picked up a Jack Ketchum novel I understood the graphic nature and painful material of his books, so I was instantly intrigued and excited to read The Girl Next Door. Once I put it down I felt deeply alarmed, I really respected the book but decided that I could never bring myself…

Hope is left in The Ruins

Isolation is a scary word, it induces many feelings and frightening thoughts depicting unnerving situations of varying panic and terror. Every person alive would like to think that if ever in a dire situation they could arise to the occasion and be the  best version of themselves possible, that instincts would allow them to survive…

NOS4A2: Boogeyman Evolved

Recently I watched Horns staring Daniel Radcliffe, I won’t go into plot specifics but I found the movie decent at best but couldn’t help to think that the book would be so much better. The necessity for plot development required a cohesion of character insight and elaboration to better appreciate the structure of the story, in which…