There is a lot to be said about Brian Keene's book Castaways; it was a fast and action-packed read. Keene knows how to bring various classical horror elements together to make a solid and entertaining story. This book is a cross between the television show Survivors, some classical cannibalistic-tribal-island movie that I haven't seen before and a late night Coast to Coast AM crypto zoologist broadcast. There is a brief reference to the Labyrinth Mythos (see previous Keene posts), which is...?
So I was underwhelmed by this one. Maybe I am getting burnt out on Brian Keene, or maybe it was just a filler story just like in TV shows, you know the ones you can live without. So I have discussed the whole Labyrinth Mythos in my previous post and was ranting and raving on how cool it was because it was so mysterious...well in this book it is explained in further detail, maybe too much. I also think if you are going to fight the most bad ass, feared and unnamable being in the universes...
Recently I travelled to Bisbee with my boyfriend Paul and stayed at the charming Shady Dell Trailer Park. We stayed in The Manor, which was a 1950 rare Spartan trailer made by some aircraft company I think. It was gorgeous, the whole inside was lined with blonde wood, vintage decor, complete with a 1950s furnished kitchenette that we could not use due to the new insurance policy. Directly behind us was an old cemetery. I anticipated the cemetery being there so I brought some appropria...?
Just started this one. I collect survival guides and stories.About halfway through this one. Reminds me of my summers in Missouri when I was a kid. I feel like I have to have something classic in the mix.
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