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Need some forbidden literature to read for Banned Books Week?

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Celebrate Your Freedom to Read: September 25- October 1, 2016

D for Degenerate is the forth installment in Iain Rob Wright’s A-Z of Horror series, and the one that has been BANNED from Amazon.

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If you’re anything like me, knowing something has been banned is a huge selling point, and usually the only info I need 🙂 Adding Iain Rob Wright’s name to that fact only upped my obsession level.
Banned from Amazon doesn’t mean banned from existence though. So… never fear my twisted friends! It’s available directly from Iain’s website.

This is the tale of Nicholas Lempit. A con-man, thief, and degenerate. His dark desires have made him a traveler, and tonight’s dalliances lead him to a chance encounter with a kind, old farmer. Arthur is 83 years old, and has been alone since he lost his wife. For almost 20 years it’s been just him, his farm and his horses.
If Lempit can gain Arthur’s trust, he may be able to stay for a while. Lend the old man a hand, keep him company, be close to the object of his furry fantasies…
Arthur has a similar idea – but Lempit might just never leave.

FF’s
*Bonus points to Iain for his cleverly placed nod to Deliverance. Not a blatant reference, just enough to make readers inwardly smile at a very uncomfortable moment.
*Using the term ‘bird’ for a woman doesn’t seem to be as common as it once was. Maybe it’s just a more common UK practice… IDK. Whether it was used deliberately, or just the way the author talks, when I read it in THIS story… I was caught off guard by my chuckle.

Click HERE to get your copy of D IS FOR DEGENERATE from Iain Rob Wright’s official blog for only 99¢.

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O IS FOR ORIFICE by Iain Rob Wright

O is for Orifice (A-Z of Horror 15)O is for Orifice by Iain Rob Wright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.” ~ Helen Keller

Elanor woke up at 7 a.m., and started to get ready for work like any other morning. And, like most mornings, she isn’t surprised to smell weed coming from the neighbor’s apartment. Things started getting weird as she was showering. All of a sudden – she couldn’t breathe! She starts to panic, not surprisingly, and everything gets worse… She knows that she has to get help before she suffocates inside her own body – but she is lightheaded and could lose consciousness before she can find help. Elanor musters up everything she has in her and makes her way to the window before she passes out.
As Elenor’s mom recalls the details, we find out exactly what happened inside the apartment, and the events that led to her daughters condition.

This is a very claustrophobic story, and I had a hard time making it through to the end without having to go outside for some air!

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N IS FOR NIGHTMARE by Iain Rob Wright

N is for Nightmare (A-Z of Horror 14)N is for Nightmare by Iain Rob Wright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Drugs are a bet with your mind.” ~ Jim Morrison

Finally home after an all night booze-and-drug-a-thon, Norman just wants to grab some post party food, (his mouth tastes like alcohol and bad decisions), and crawl into bed for the next 24 hours. The little girl carrying the dead cat might make sleep difficult for him though.
He’s not hallucinating, she’s standing right in front if him in her blue nightgown, and frizzy red hair. This isn’t something that Norman can wake up from, and his nightmare is only beginning.

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M IS FOR MATTY BOB by Iain Rob Wright

“THERE IS A FINE LINE BETWEEN SUPPORT AND STALKING AND LET’S ALL STAY ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THAT.”   ~ Joss Whedon

IRW loves his WRIGHTERS, his true fans. But in the spring of 2015, he met Matty-Bob… a mega fan of Anne Wilkes proportions.
M is for Matty-Bob is the 13th installment in Iain Rob Wright‘s A-Z OF HORROR series, and the satirical short is full of dark humor, easter eggs, and nods to his genre brothers. If you’re friends with ‘the gang‘ on Facebook, you’ll really get a kick out of the way this SS is written, and the characters included.

“Uunnbrrr unnn faaannn…” FANGIRLING – LIKE A BOSS ~ Anne Wilkes, Misery

My one regret about this review is not being able to find the picture of “Matty Bob’s” naked torso with the written lipstick message on it. I KNOW it exists – I saw the pic before reading this book, and it really put Matty Bob‘s character into my memory bank, and almost caused me to block him on Facebook >.< hahahahaha!

The book also includes Matty Bob’s side of the story at the end, and in true HE SAID / SHE SAID form… it makes you wonder who the true psycho really is.

When reached for comment, the author had only this to say…
“DO NOT READ THIS BOOK, IT’S A LIE! I NEVER HAVE MEAT ON MY PIZZA!” ~ Matthew Cash

 

“There’s a girl in the garden. In the garden… there’s a girl.” ~  Shaun of the Dead

This review brought to you by the ‘Iain Rob Wright Protection Society’

 

11/20/2015 UPDATE!!

A huge thank you to Matty-Bob himsilf, Mr. Matthew Cash, for providing me with the coveted ‘torso’ photo!!

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“You are my life, Iain!” ~Matty Bob
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J IS FOR JAWS by Iain Rob Wright

Iain Rob Wright‘s A-Z OF HORROR series continues with it’s tenth installment  –

J IS FOR JAWS

J is for Jaws (A-Z of Horror Book 10)J is for Jaws by Iain Rob Wright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Stop playing with your food.”
~ Every mom, everywhere.

A day of fun in the sun aboard a friend’s yacht sounds like the perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon – until a creature rises from the depths and wants to play, too.
Saving the day, with a little help from the Coast Guard, is usually cause for celebration. But don’t tip those longnecks just yet… playtime isn’t quite over…


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I IS FOR ICE by Iain Rob Wright

I is for Ice (A-Z of Horror Book 9)I is for Ice by Iain Rob Wright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars


That wasn’t any act of God. That was an act of pure human fuckery.”
~ Stephen King
The Final Flu has brought the world to it’s knees, and one doctor remains in the Mettulus Institute for Advanced Science to work on a cure. Doctor Faraday.
It is the year 2056 when Peter is awoken after years of cryo-sleep by the good doctor Faraday, and he soon comes to realize that the HBsAG11 virus isn’t the most dangerous thing in the lab with him.


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H IS FOR HELL by Iain Rob Wright

H is for Hell (A-Z of Horror Book 8)H is for Hell by Iain Rob Wright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Ever had one of those days?
A day where one bad moment starts an unrelenting chain reaction of suck until you just want to head to the top of a clock-tower for some much needed stress relief?
Imagine the Groundhog Day version of your worst day ever – replayed over and over again. That is the Hell in Iain Rob Wright’s eighth installment of his A-Z OF HORROR series, and that is how Barbara is starting to feel.
But, things are about to get much, much worse.

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G IS FOR GENOME by Iain Rob Wright

G is for Genome (A-Z of Horror Book 7)G is for Genome by Iain Rob Wright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Marilyn Monroe, Adolph Hitler, Edgar Allen Poe… Is history doomed to repeat itself? What would Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein think of the world today?
Genetic testing threatens to answer these questions in the seventh installment of Iain Rob Wright’s A-Z of Horror series – G IS FOR GENOME.

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SLASHER: THE ESCAPE OF RICHARD HEINZ by Iain Rob Wright

“Even when she was dead, she was still bitching at me. I couldn’t get her to shut up!” ~ Ed Kemper

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Two days ago, psychopath Richard Heinz killed two guards, and escaped custody while being transported to a local clinic.
Heinz has been obsessed with horror/thriller writer Blake Price for most of his adult life, with Mrs. Price being one of his final victims before capture.
The manhunt for Heinz has led authorities to the writer’s home town, with Officer Hopkins and Dr. Bennett leading the way. They believe that trying to understand the mind of this madman will aid in his capture, but Heinz thinks that there is only one person capable of understanding him – the man whose life he ruined, and whose family he destroyed.
Blake Price may be the only one that can help capture the fugitive alive, can he come face-to-face with the source of his nightmares?

Iain Rob Wright packed a novel’s amount of action, and suspense into this novella. There aren’t many authors who can pull that off without ruining the story.
I want to read more about the history between Blake Price and Richard Heinz – I know there’s a good story there!
Catch up on what’s happening with Blake Price in THE PICTURE FRAME, (be sure to check the end of this book for details on how you can get your FREE copy!).
For more with Officer Hopkins and Dr. Bennett, be sure to check out SOFT TARGET.

Find SLASHER… on Amazon and Goodreads

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A IS FOR ANTICHRIST by Iain Rob Wright

Sixteen at last!
Isaac is finally a man, and he’s ready to celebrate the biggest night of his life. With his two best friends at his side, he’s throwing the party to end all parties – one that people will be talking about for years to come.

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The changes start small – Isaac barely notices that anything is different, at first…
But, his friends can sense something big coming. Something bad.
When it’s over, if there is anyone left to talk about this party of the century, it won’t be about the food, or the games… It will be about the death, and destruction left in the party’s wake.

Well, that and maybe a few lingering hits on the YouTube video of Barbara doing her best Cookie Monster impression, and singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Isaac. ‘Nom nom nom!’

FF:
Look for a hidden Easter Egg when the gang gathers around the TV to watch a horror movie.

A Is For Antichrist is the first book in Iain Rob Wright’s terrifying new A – Z of Horror series. For more information, visit the Official Website of IRW.

A IS FOR ANTICHRIST on Amazon / Goodreads