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New Review: On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite
Monday, December 20, 2010  8:34:00 AM

by George Wilhite



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Niteblade ezine's recent review of On the Verge of Madness

On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite contains echoes of H. P. Lovecraft that reverberate through the short stories throughout, but with a fresh approach and lively dialogue. The nine short stories in the volume weave a colorful—and sometimes bloody—collage of the macabre, raising fear in a unique voice.

The first three tales follow the same storyline. The book starts off with a foreword by Arthur Chaldean about his nephew Victor’s disappearance after his wife went missing. Arthur found a collection of notebooks that comprised Victor’s journal, and Arthur provides the narrative necessary after each series ends, lending an air of realism to the story. When the diary begins, the expectation has been forged so brilliantly one can’t wait to find out what ensues.

In “Checks and Balances,” an alcoholic named John must face the toughest part of Alcoholic Anonymous’s twelve-step program, step eight: apologizing to those he’d hurt when drunk. Some forgive him easily, others hold a grudge, but none are waiting to tear him apart like his wife. On the way to her house, he’s tempted to crawl back into the bottle and must match wits with a sinister force offering an easy way out. In “The Gangster’s New Clothes,” a hit man finds out what it’s like to step into his victims’ shoes. Literally.

On the Verge of Madness left me mostly satisfied from beginning to end with clever storytelling and strong characters that made me care. Only one story, “A Plea from the Cradle,” didn’t blow me away and left me scratching my head. Still, way over 500 is a great percentage, and I recommend this tome to all horror aficionados.
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 More News about George Wilhite
Musa Announces George Wilhite's Silhouette of Darkness - 10/3/2012 12:12:00 PM

Musa Publishing Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop - 5/24/2012 4:08:00 PM

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… George Wilhite, editor of Monster Gallery - 4/21/2012 10:21:00 AM

Monster Gallery now available - 11/28/2011 11:21:00 AM

Contest to Win a FREE copy of Monster Gallery signed by Jeffrey Thomas - 8/22/2011 3:18:00 PM

New story published in anthology avail for Kindle and Nook - 6/27/2011 3:11:00 PM

New Flash Story in Liquid Imagination Issue 9 - 6/1/2011 10:41:00 AM

Panic Press Soup of Souls contains new Wilhite story - 4/7/2011 10:30:00 AM

Swarm by George Wilhite published in new anthology - 3/9/2011 8:14:00 AM

Dark Dispatches edited by George Wilhite - 3/3/2011 3:26:00 PM

2/27/2011 -- Shells Walter interviews George Wilhite - 2/27/2011 9:34:00 PM

Science Gone Mad edited by George Wilhite - 2/10/2011 9:48:00 AM

Weird City Edited by George Wilhite - 1/30/2011 6:37:00 PM

New Anthology Release: Something from the Attic 2 - 1/24/2011 9:15:00 AM

Terminal Frost to appear at Yesteryear Fiction Feb 7, 2011 - 1/18/2011 9:05:00 AM

Stories Published in New Anthologies - 1/4/2011 3:11:00 PM

Daily Bites of Flesh 2011 Available on Kindle - 12/26/2010 8:09:00 AM

Daily Bites of Flesh 2011: George Wilhite's The Leftovers the lead tale - 12/8/2010 10:28:00 AM

Dark Things II to feature Now Playing by George Wilhite - 11/24/2010 2:35:00 PM

Creatures of Wonder appears in Static Movement ezine - 11/4/2010 3:20:00 PM

New Review: On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite - 8/28/2010 11:44:00 AM

Are We There Yet? -- a new story published in Flash! - 8/20/2010 2:55:00 PM

Bitten By Books Review: On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite - 7/26/2010 3:35:00 PM

George Wilhite's Blues in A Minor included in Haunted anthology - 6/24/2010 1:38:00 PM

The Gangster's New Clothes now an audiobook by Well Told Tales - 7/30/2009 5:27:00 PM

INTERNATIONAL READERS--Spinetinglers Publishing - 4/24/2009 3:21:00 PM







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