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Robert Devereaux
Author of Slaughterhouse High, Deadweight, Santa Steps Out, Santa Claus Conquers the Homophobes, A Flight of Storks and Angels, and others. www.robertdevereaux.com has the full story. I've lived in a multitude of places. And I've had the good fortune to have published five or six novels and a few... show more

Author of Slaughterhouse High, Deadweight, Santa Steps Out, Santa Claus Conquers the Homophobes, A Flight of Storks and Angels, and others. www.robertdevereaux.com has the full story. I've lived in a multitude of places. And I've had the good fortune to have published five or six novels and a few dozen short stories.
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Amara's Eden
Amara's Eden rated it 6 years ago
As I was not yet writing reviews when I read this book, I don't have reviews for each of the short stories included in this anthology. So here are my ratings; if I ever reread the book, I intend to add reviews.★★☆☆☆ The Museum of Dr. Moses by Joyce Carol Oates★★☆☆☆ Worse than Bones by Ramsey Campbel...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
I'm sorry to say this is bound to be a cranky review. But then I find nothing more annoying than a mediocre short story anthology. Were The Museum of Horrors a novel, I could have closed it after about 50 pages concluding it wasn't worth my time. But with this, I lurched from story to story hoping t...
dearmfield
dearmfield rated it 7 years ago
From back of cover: Here for the first time in paperback are eighteen original tales of terror and the grotesque Those two underlined words fit three of the tales. The other 15 makes good shorts, but couldn't scare a seven year old. Glad I only bought this for a dollar.These are my favorite and onl...
CheriePie's Books
CheriePie's Books rated it 8 years ago
What do you get when you take the myths of Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny, turn them on their heads, and add in a little bit of naughtiness and perversity? If you said Santa Steps Out: A Fairy Tale for Grown-Ups then you would be correct. This story is both shocking and titilla...
altheaann
altheaann rated it 12 years ago
Often a bit much. I guess I prefer my horror with more aesthetic style and less abuse... some of the stories weren't bad though - some good authors featured. I probably would have liked the book as a whole better if the editor weren't so keen on defining and validating the term "splatterpunk" at eve...
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