Master of the Moors
Publish date: October 1st 2008
Publisher: Necessary Evil Press
Pages no: 297
Edition language: English
This book is definitely a departure from other books that I have read by Burke, which are modern in style as well as theme. This is an homage to the great Hammer Horror films (or Universal Films if you see it that way) that I watched as a kid where werewolves prowl the moors. Atmospheric. Gothic....
This is an old school, gothic type horror story, complete with terrified villagers running around with torches in the foggy, craggy terrain. It's fast paced, it's fun and the characters are believable. The enemy is hard to define and that's one of the best parts of the ride. The ending snuck up on ...
Master of the Moors is a chilling blend of old school with a contemporary edge. Burke brings the moors to life; you can literally feel the tendrils of fog envelop you in this authentically atmospheric werewolf tale.
I haven't read the final version ... I read the version he posted to a Yahoo! group as he was writing it. It was a real page turner! I plan to read the final version someday ... it was that good.