Category Archives: grathic novels

Return of the Revenge of the creature from the Friday Reviews

Ardent followers of this fine ongoing series of ever more obscure ramblings of the paranoid conglomerate of emotional baggage that collectively refers to itself as Mark Hayes, will be aware I have a regular feature on a Friday where I do a few quick reviews of several books all in one go. If your definition of regular is once in a blue moon, probably twice a year at best, and frankly not always on a Friday Continue reading

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A Semblance of Hope

This may be a familiar experience, it may not, but I often find myself intrigued by the idea of ‘another perspective’. Everything I write, everything I read, everything I watch, the world it self and every aspect of life in … Continue reading

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And then two come at once…

It’s like buses… You wait around for ages for a book release then two come at once… catch you unawares and you have to do a little self promotion… In case you were unaware, the first of my A Ballad … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020#32

An on going series of a quote a day from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them… Today … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #29

An on going series of a quote a day from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them… Of … Continue reading

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The Indie Christmas List…

Christmas is coming, the annual festival of shiny barbarism and excess, and in theory at least good will and giving. Surprising as I doubt you find it, one of my favourite gifts to give or receive at Christmas are books. … Continue reading

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November ‘Hopeless’ reviews#1

  New England Gothic By Nimue Brown , illustrated by Tom Brown I am, as some readers may be aware, an unapologetic a fan boy when it comes to Tom Browns art, Nimue Browns writing and the world of Hopeless … Continue reading

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Steampunk and Clocks: Indie October guest post By M. Holly-Rosing

What is it about steampunk and clocks? Where ever you look you see time pieces and their requisite gears churning away reminding us of the inevitable march of time.  It is a curious thing really, to be able to see … Continue reading

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How to kill a hundred people: A Indie October guest post by Nimue Brown

Let me begin by explaining Hopeless Maine. It started life as a graphic novel series set on an imaginary island off the coast of Maine. There’s now a role play game, prose books in the offing and other things in … Continue reading

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New England Gothic: A hopeless kickstarter…

Other girls believed there were monsters in the woods. If that were true, they paid Annamarie no attention. Sometimes she felt disappointed by this. This is going to be an odd review, because I am reviewing something i haven’t finished … Continue reading

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