“Lee Markham’s The Truants is a welcome and memorable addition to the vampire subgenre, full of original ideas and some nightmarishly vivid imagery.”
“There are mysteries men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part.”
It is the mid-1930s. Rumania has been invaded by Germany; SS officers are in control of Brasov and surrounding towns. Townspeople are brutalized and arrested, disappearing, never to return.
“a delightful sampler of the grotesque and absurd.”
“Curran has taken the horror master ’s sense of inherited dread and given it a second and tighter twist . . .
“Brian Moreland deftly blends Algonquian legend with Catholic belief, creating a spiritual plague and a villain that are more chilling than the scariest creations of either belief system.