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by Susan Smith-Josephy

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Book Info: Genre: Cryptid short stories/horror
Reading Level: Adult
Recommended for: fans of cryptid stories, short suspenseful pieces, any of the authors involved
Trigger Warnings: murder, killing

My Thoughts: This is a really fun book of short stories, all tied together with prologue, epilogue, and segments between the chapters. The first couple stories felt Lovecraftian to me; there was a steampunk story set in an alternate dimension, and even a parody of a cooking show (my favorite of the bunch). Not much I can tell you without spoiling things. The only problem is there were some nitpicky editing errors, such as “canon” being used instead of “cannon” and a man being consistently described as “blonde”. Still, not something the layperson would necessarily pick up on. Great bunch of stories for fans of cryptids, or just people who enjoy a well-told, short, suspenseful story, and all proceeds go to charity! Can't beat that!

Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book in e-book format from one of the authors who has a story in this anthology in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

Synopsis: The Creatures of Myth and Legend

Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabra. These are the names whispered by villagers and sailors and adventurers around the world. They fill the imagination with wonder and drive ordinary men mad in their quest to tame them.

Join the Kindle All-Stars as they set off in search of the unseen. Journey with them into the heart of imagination itself, where the jungle grows dark and when something moves against you beneath the surface of the water, you dare not look.

All Profits Donated to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Featuring:
"Carnival of Cryptids Pts. 1-9" by Bernard Schaffer
"ABC" by Tony Healey
"Six-Gun Diplomacy" by William Vitka
"Where is Captain Rook?" by Jeff Provine
"The Cage" by Simon John Cox
"The Ogopogo Club" by Susan Smith-Josephy
"Oh, My Darling of the Deep Blue Sea" by Doug Glassford
"The Paring Knife" by Matt Posner

For lovers of cryptozoology, bigfoot, loch ness monster, sea monsters, cryptids, cryptid hunters, and more! ( )
  Katyas | Dec 22, 2013 |
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