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Randolph "Dilda" Carter

A rant about books, horror, and the weird.  I sometimes take on my love/hate relationship with goodreads and Amazon.

Currently reading

Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories
Ray Bradbury, Charles Beaumont, William Shatner
Progress: 140/336 pages
Pavane
Keith Roberts

Homecoming

Homecoming - Matthew J. Costello Above average slasher/thriller. Nothing supernatural here. Costello does a nice job with a unique plot. Multiple strands coming together for a nice payoff. I thought he might do something REALLY unique but that didn't happen. Good nonetheless. Characterization and plot are key in this type of story. We've got to identify with the characters in this type of novel. In addition everything needs to drive the plot forward. Costello controls both of these masterfully.This isn't a literary masterpiece but a good story well told.