Haven: The Complete Fourth Season - DVD

CoverAudrey Parker, a FBI special agent is sent to Haven, Maine. She quickly starts to realise that Haven is not a normal town, but a refuge for people who possess paranormal powers. Unfortunately, most of the powers are destructive, collectively known as The Troubles. Not only is the town strange, but Audrey soon starts to feel that her memories may not be her own. She discovers that the Troubles have a twenty-seven year cycle and each time they do she reappears, with a new personality. With the help of the chief of police, Nathan and Duke, Audrey battles to keep the town safe while trying to find a way to end the Troubles forever... [click here...]

 

Bates Motel - Soundtrack review

CoverVarèse Sarabande Records release Chris Bacon's score for Bates Motel. Produced by Universal Television for A&E, Bates Motel is a television series drama inspired by Hitchcock’s genre-defining film, Psycho. This is a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates's relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit... [click here...]

 

Penny Dreadful - Soundtrack review

CoverVarèse Sarabande Records release Abel Korzeniowski's score fot Penny Dreadful. The Showtime television series features some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama... [click here...]

 

Afterparty - Book review

CoverDesigner drugs are the great new hope for the future of pharmacology. Already students use drugs to enhance their concentration and intelligence, but what would happen if you designed a drug which gave you your own personal Jesus. Lyda Rose, resident of a mental hospital holds a dark secret. When a young girl is admitted claiming a direct connection with God, Lyda’s worse fears are realised. The girl kills herself when she feels abandoned by God, but Lyda knows that, in reality, the girl is suffering from withdrawal from the drug Numinous and she knows this because she helped create it... [click here...]

 

Robotics;Notes: Part 1 (Episodes 1-11) - DVD

CoverKai and Aki dream of building a giant fighting robot based on a super-popular anime, but that's going to be impossible if they don't get more members into their school's Robot Research Club. They'll take anyone they can talk - or force - into joining them, including an eccentric robotics champion with a secret identity and a l33t video-game designer who's spent one too many late nights online. Finally, their goal looks like it's within reach.But when a sentient AI program tells Kai about mysterious documents hidden on the internet, things start to get strange for everyone. As the club members track down the secret messages, they realise that the information might be far bigger - and more dangerous - than they expected... [click here...]

 

California (Hardback)

CoverAmerica is in its last death throws. The country suffers extreme weather and human beings default stance, of making a problem into a tragedy, have brought the country to its knees. The rich have retreated into enclosed towns, where their wealth proves some protection. In the cities things continue to break down, including the rule of law. Cal and Frieda flee the crumbling Los Angeles, trying to find safety by living in the wilderness. However, the imminent arrival of a baby changes everything, and they must head back towards what is left of civilisation in search of help... [click here...]

 

Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods - Book

CoverThe Percy Jackson series of books and the two films have a storyline based around a character which is part god and part human, Percy is a Demi-god. Using Greek Myth around which to base his stories, Rick Riordan was tapping into a rich vein of existing storytelling and whilst many of the gods appeared, Riordan only had a short time in which to introduce them and their place in the pantheon, so the next logical step was to use his main character, Percy Jackson to tell the gods backstory... [click here...]

 

World of Trouble - Book review

CoverWhat do you do if you know that the world is going to end, when you know the date at which an asteroid will collide with the Earth blotting out the sun? For Detective Hank Palace the answer is simple, continue to do your job and find your lost sister. With only fourteen days left until the end of the world groups of people are dealing with it in different ways. Some have succumbed to anarchy, other have sought out lost loves. Some dig holes in which to hide whereas others prefer a short life of denial... [click here...]

 

The Brahan Seer - Book review

CoverThe life and prophecies of Coinneach Odhar are hidden behind a veil of oral tradition and conflicting historical fact. In Scotland he is as famous as Nostradamus for predicting both technological advances and calamitous events. In an effort to make some sense of the tradition, Douglas Thompson has written The Brahan Seer... [click here...]

 

Alien Abduction - DVD review

CoverA couple, along with their elder daughter and son, and younger autistic son, embark on a camping holiday at Brown Mountain in North Carolina. After camping at their first stop point, the kids see spherical lights in the night sky. The boy captures them on a camcorder which he always has with him. The next day, they drive to the next site, but the satellite navigation takes them down an endless winding road. They are almost out of fuel when they reach a tunnel, blocked with long-abandoned cars. The father and boys go looking for help, but are accosted by not-quite-seen creatures. The father is taken, and the boys are forced to run away to warn the others. Suddenly, they are on the run in the woods from beings which can only be aliens. A lone man living in the hills could mean their salvation or their end... [click here...]