SNAFU An Anthology of Military Horror [E–pub/E–book]
SNAFU An Anthology of Military Horror E–pub/E–book
Vote 12 Blackwater by Neal F Litherland A spec ops commando on a mission o rescue a girl in a misty seaside Monster Factory town from Esoteric Order of Dagon cultists andhe sea creatures Djinn they worshipA lovecraftian action packed pastiche with a few good momentsLittle Johnny Jump Up by Christine Morgan When Soldiers in an artillery detachment start seeing a kid previouslyrampled and killed by panicked mules Sinful Treats (Club Velvet Ice, they became accustomedo it and Curious Affairs at Midnight (Englefield, the boy becames a mascot of sortsEssentially Casperhe friendly ghost on a Civil War battlefield but it was a Annie and Simon touching and deliciously creepyaleCovert Genesis by Brian W Taylor A Delta Force suad on a mission As Raparigas Cintilantes to recover and repair a downed C 17 is hit by something and falls down from skyoo Sgt Watkins finds himself fighting for his life against alien worms Rebel (The Renegades, taking over people s brains andurning The Lost Queen them into screaming blu eyed mind controlled freaksA nice gory action packed story but it was like reading first chapter of a longeraleBug Hunt A Joe Ledger Adventure by Jonathan Maberry 12Predator meets X Fikes when spec op Joe Ledger and his Praying With The Saints team are caught between serbian mercenaries looking for a bioweapon and giant spiders from outer space or mars if you are a David Bowie s fanA not bad at all novella and it reminded me I purchased a Joe Ledger book years agohat s waiting The China Doll (Killmaster, to be read somewhere on my library s bookshelvesSpecial Operations Interview PTO 14 by Wayland Smith A niceale about american and japanese soldiers against Oni on a Pacific island in WWII if you are an anime and japanese folklore fanCold War Gothic by Weston Ochse A nice supernatural Cold War Home on the Ranch tale set in 69 San Francisco with spies ghosts and vampire gheishasNot bad at all andhe Box Man was a deliciously creepy character but I m not The Trouble With Bullies too much a fan of first person pov narrative storyline was far from interesting and inhe end Special Unit 77 was just another Hellboy s BPRD or Brian Lumley s E Branch from Necroscope sagaMaking Waves by Curtis C Chen Submarine USS Bowfine s mission Lover Be Mine (Legendary Lovers, to wake up a kaiju and unleash it against Japan ends withwo Elder Gods destroying Hiroshima and NagasakiA funny little gem of an alternative history ale and he setting with magic using people and lovecraftian monsters reminded me a lot When Death Comes Knocking the Cast a Deadly Spell 1991 movie a fan favourite of mineThe Fossil by Greig Beck A niceale spanning from pre history o he future with neanderthals La verdadera historia timeravellers little people and men in black with an hilarious Predator easter egg in Deaths Acre the ending Sooner or later haveo read its expanded version later released from Rag Doll the author as a stand alone novellaA Tide of Flesh by Jeff Hewitt Historical fiction meets zombie apocalypse genre in an action packed goryale about british soldiers on garrison in colonial India defending a fort against waves of walking dead corpses monkeys igers and elephantsAlmost five bloody stars for me but he feeling of reading someting like an extract from a longer novel was a real disappointing oneDeath at 900 Meters by Tyson Mauermann American Sniper meets 30 Days of Night when an american snipers Ghosts of a Chance (The Hardy Boys team chasingheir kill record in Ira clashes against some vampiresNo Amazon.com: Using Microsoft Excel and Access 2016 for Accounting eBook: Glenn Owen: Kindle Store twists and characters needed fleshing but it was not bad at allHoldinghe Line by Eric S Brown Three men in a National Guard unit fight for Lsc Human Diversity their live in a Sasuatch Apocalypse when swarms of no hidden Bigfoot Bigfeet declare war against humanityLovedhe gory ending but his was probably he shortest and weakest Letter to My Mother tale collected inhis anthologyThela Hun Gingeet by David Benton and WD Gagliani Green berets jungle combat 43 Ways to Make a Good Marriage Great trained Bushmasterseam is looking for missing soldiers and Charlie s nests along Joshi Mousou Shoukougun, Vol. 9 the border between Laos and Thailand They end finding oit something better left hiddenEssentially a mix of Predator Jacob s Ladder a d Groundhog Day with asian ghosts and a strong lovecraftian vibeThe Shrine by David W Amendola A Nazi German Panzer division and some SS scavenging inside an old russian church end up awakening an elder lovecraftianhing fallen from stars One of best stories collected in his anthologyPtearing All Before Us by Steve Ruthenbeck 12A. War is hell Soldiers fight o survive They fight each other and Fortune Cookies Are Better in Bed (SIS Case Files they fighthe demons inside Sometimes hey fight real monsters This book collects stories of
Party of US cavalrymen hunting Indians Native Americans ends up meeting a creature out of mythA not bad weird western ale but spoilering Ishis Tale of Lizard the monster s identity inhe Navy SEAL Security (Brothers in Arms, title was not a good move at allA Time of Blood by Kirsten Cross Her Majesty s Bravo Unit of Parachute Regiment Pathfinders is having a nightraining on Salisbury Plain but Kiss Me Deadly (Bewitch the Dark things go not as planned andhey end up awakening an angry god slumbering and starving for slaughterA creepy bloody short gem Blank White Page Songs in Marvin in the Kooky Spooky House the Key of White by James A Moore A soldiers versus apaches fight blows in full rage around Silver Springsown in Colorado because ofa bunch of US cavalrymen Restoring Your Spiritual Passion tryingo have Ace (Brian Lexi, their fun with some unwilling suaws andheir officer closing an eye a couple of pale riders enter The Island of Excess Love (Love in the Time of Global Warming, the frey bringing death withhemWeird western at its best with gunshots Indian Wars a secret conflict between Skinwalkers and a sorcerer wiho can speak with ghosts Former undertaker Lucas Slate an albino Hillel turning into something monstrous and his pard Jonathan Crowley an immortal sorcereralking with dead people and drawing his powers from supernatural beings are an hell of a duo and I just have Kill Shakespeare Volume 1 to read abouthem as soon as possible I won Peepland Vol. 1 t ratehis as I am Flipping the Script: Bouncing Back from Life's Rock Bottom Moments the publisher but damnhere are some great stories in here Military fiction of any sort is not really my go Stripped (Happy Endings, to whateverhe genre it is part of I find Star Force (Star Force, that very little of it is ofhe standard of The Forever War or Life During Wartime or Spiritual Warfare Prayers the Regenerationrilogy It s far Just brass No. 37 - Three Brass Cats arranged for Brass Ensemble - 1, Mr. Jums / 2, Black Sam / 3, Borage too often war porn all abouthe deadly The Riddle of the Drum toys and full of characters from a bad John Wayne movie However I m glad I joined The fear ofhe unknown is what horror as a genre has always chosen How Sleeps the Beast. to exploit andhis anthology Hotwife Addiction takeshose fears and puts it down in a military landscape In other words it unleashes hese horrors onto men and women rained for warThese are Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes Coaches the stories and what I made out ofhem Blackwater A spec ops Murphys Law (Molly Murphy, team faces off against monsters fromhe sea Not a very cohesive story although it does have a few moments 2 stars Little Johnny Jump Up The civil war era and a benevolent little ghost This is no horror story but one where Awakening of a Jehovah's Witness: Escape from the Watchtower Society the ghost eases outhe horrors for matplotlib Plotting Cookbook the characters 3 stars Covert Genesis Here again it is spec ops buthe monsters Tortured they face are rather uniue and different from allhe others in Natural History, Volume VII (Loeb Classical Library No. 393) this anthology A little high onhe gore factor coupled with fast paced action 3 stars Bug Hunt I am not familiar with his character Joe Ledger so was not used o his staccato sentences and gung ho attitude Although making a guess about Small Talk this character would be rather premature I did feelhat he is yet another stereotype of Shqipja dhe Sanskritishtja the American GIhat Saundra the media would have us believe The story was an interesting one but it did lack cohesion at uite a few places Somehings did not sit Sengoku Jidai. Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu: Three Unifiers of Japan too right andhat affected Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update Board Preparation the enjoyment factor 2 stars Special Operations Interview PTO 14 A US marine on patrol in a Japanese island stumbles on a scene straight out of Japanese mythology Here againhere isn Love and Other Train Wrecks t much of horror and comparably it is a bland story 2 stars Cold War Gothic Reminiscent of Mike Mignola s BPRD placed in a cold war setting The Americans cross swords withhe Russians and Handle With Care (Special Delivery, the weaponshey use are all supernatural in nature An interesting addition into The Never Girls Collection the mix washe box man a character worth remembering uite an atmospheric ale 3 and half stars Making Waves I knew here was a Ctulhu impostor in here somewhere and here it was WWII submarine warfare magic Americans Elder Gods and general mayhem Interesting Echo des Blutes twisto The Horseman (The West Country Trilogy, the Hiros Disclaimer I received a courtesy copy ofhe book in exchange for a fair and honest review I went into SNAFU with high expectations and wasn Genocide t disappointed I am a huge fan of allhings Maberry and had been following Under the Mat the release date ofhis book since he first announced his participation I never miss a chance o spend ime with Joe Ledger and Echo Team and he short outing included in his anthology Bug Hunt was another stellar breakout That said Measurement for Evaluation in Kinesiology the other authors both big names in miltaryhorror andhe new recruits did a great job of bringing Ncient myths The Rocker That Rescues Me timeravelers horrors in Two Legged Snakes the old west andhe soldiers who fight The Vanished Bride (Brontë Sisters Mystery them Featuring some ofhe best writers working in Quest for the Golden Hare the fieldoday his book inc.
He heat from page o page There were stories The Husbands Secret that spanned from pre historyo Does the Feeling Go Both Ways? the future but a majorityook place in post Civil War era Poodle theaters behe World Wars 1 and 2 Vietnam or he near modern ops of Maberry s Echo Team I found Weston Ochse s Cold War Gothic Jeff Hewitt s A Tide of Flesh Neal Litherland s Blackwater and Walyand Smith s Special Operations Interview PTO 14 stood near he summit with Maberry s Quake (Quake tale yet allhe stories were worth he ime o read Some stories had a little world building reuired o pay out he story and even he ones A Love for Leah (Amish of Pontotoc that weren necessarily my favorites were still an enjoyable rideI d like Aplastic Anemia to see collections inhis same vein from editors Geoff Brown and Amanda J Spedding The stories were eclectic in settings brisk in The Portable Dante the action presented interspersed withhe build up of dread I went in hoping for from page 1I ll be looking forward Body Of Truth to a SNAFU 2 or Catch 666 or whatever another volume ofhese Classical Mythology tales would be called Based onhis volume it d be a day 1 purchase Buy Diablo (Texans, this one with confidence of money well spent Blank White Page by James A Moore Whatever makes youhink a few buildings brings about a civilized human being I have a soft spot for weird westerns Review copyMy expectations were not Tommys Bestest Adventure that high forhis anthology Although I love horror in all it s many forms I ve never been hat big a fan of he military story Well I needn Love Me Tenor (Perfect Harmony, t have worried at all SNAFU An Antholo Good book of short stories The Greig Beck story was my personal favorite like all of his work I also likedhe Jonathan Maberry Joe Ledger adventure and will be finding his other books Also enjoye Little Johnny Jump Up by Christine Morgan4 stars FantasyExcellent beginning for Wives Cheating, Husbands Watching Vol. 2 (Wives Cheating, Husbands Watching this collection featuring a canon unit duringhe US Civil War This is a Fortune Favors the Wicked (Royal Rewards terrific ghost storyhat zips right along The only hing hat keeps it from being a 5 star story is My Wife the Beauty Queen that it was pretty much on rails without surprises The writing is excellent howeverCovert Genesis by Brian W Taylor3 stars FantasyThis is a decent first encounter story but it doesn provide any answers or a real ending The open endedness of it doesn La folle rencontre de Flora et Max t bother me as much but it just feels weird for weirdness sakeBug Hunt by Jonathan Maberry5 stars Science FictionThis is a Joe Ledger story where Ledger and hiseam from The Lady Who Saw Too Much (Soul Survivor, the Department of Military Sciences areasked In Too Deep to recover a very bad weapon from some Russian mercenaries inhe Pacific Northwest Then hings get crazy when hey all encounter giant spiders from outer space As with his other books I ve read Seven Times the Sun this is a solid adventure story with a couple neat wrinkles It s not dissimilaro Grigory Rasputin the movie Predator without being derivativeSpecial Operations Interview PTO 14 by Wayland Smith3 stars FantasyThis is inhe form of a Hit Man transcript of an OSS interview of a US Marine during WWII inhe Pacific He witnessed a Japanese soldier battling a big blue demon It s an okay storyCold War Gothic by Weston Ochse4 stars FantasySet in 1969 San Francisco Ten Days this one is about an undercover government bureauhat specializes in occult creepies In Hearthkeeper this instance it s vampire geishas Sohat was funMaking Waves by Curtis C Chen5 stars FantasyA WWII story set aboard Defeat In Malaya, The Fall Of Singapore (Ballantines Illustrated History of World War II, campaign book No 5) the submarine USS Bowfin This is a world where magic is an everydayhing as it begins with a spell Thwarting Cupid to allow a specialisto Rules in Rescue (Blackhawk Security teleport aboard I uite liked how Chen integrated magic intohe world as well as how he makes you Bloody Sunday (Luke Jensen: Bounty Hunter, thinkhis will involve Godzilla like kaiju but pivots instead view spoilerIt s actually Cthulhu esue Elder Gods hide spoiler SNAFU is one of Again those special anthologies where every story fitshe mould Each work has its own special hook or pull Red Hot Revenge that keeps you reading andhen wanting The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez OBrien to readhe nextThe only story without a direct focus on Journey into Violence (The Kerrigans: A Texas Dynasty the military washe last Blank White Page Songs in What She Wants the Key of White by James A Moore That said it fit well intohe anthology and is an amazing haunting You Have Not Many Fathers taleOverall I would ratehis as one of he best horror anthologies I have ever read easily worthy of my 5 star review I await he next edition with barely contained anticipation as well as Iron Tigers the recently announced SNAFU Heroes. Ludes works from Jonathan Maberry Weston Ochse Greig Beck and James A Moore who leadhe way with a contingent of emerging authors Working Girls to backhem up Fight or die.
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