Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Influence book review up at Buzzy Mag

The good people at Buzzy Mag have published another review I wrote for them. It is a review for the horror novel The Influence by Bentley Little. The first little bit and a link is below the cover. Enjoy and don't for get to share the link.

Luck can be a blessing or a curse depending on what type you have. Even those that don’t believe in luck often attribute things to it (e.g. flat tire on the way to work, bad luck? or “ironic” if you are an Alanis Morrissette fan that doesn’t own a dictionary). But what if nothing goes your way, if your whole life everything seemed to go wrong no matter how hard you tried. And what about those that just seem to fall into the perfect job, love comes easy, and they tend to have money lying about. Luck can change, for the better or the worse, depending on the price.

Ross is down on his luck. He lost his engineering job and in this economy can’t catch a break. Before he loses his home, he takes an offer from his cousin, Lita, to move in with her and her husband, Dave. The two raise chickens and bees on a small farm in Magdalena, Arizona. Ross moves into their guest shack but soon realizes that the couple isn’t doing so well. At a New Year’s Eve party most of the town gathers at one of the larger ranches. Ross stays home. Lita and Dave call it an early night. But the rest of the town does what it always does at the stroke of midnight, fires all its guns in the air. Only this year, they shoot something out of the air causing everyone’s luck to change. More...

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