Author Archives: danielshumphreys

The Silence (2019) Review

Fair warning: I’m going to spoil the identity of the monsters in Netflix’s original film The Silence. If only because going by the trailers you’d assume that they’re bats. Advertisements

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Shazam! review

The family and I lucked into another sneak peak last night, and got to see Shazam two weeks before its official release date. I grew up reading Batman and The Punisher, but Captain Mar … err, Shazam, will always hold … Continue reading

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Man plans, God laughs

When I first started my writing career, I had some pretty firm goals in mind. I wanted to put out regular content (check) while working my day job. For the past two-and-half years, that’s gone pretty well. In my head, … Continue reading

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Playing hooky and back to the grind

Last week, my wife and I committed one of the more controversial and horrific acts that parents can do: we took our kids out of school to go on vacation. Whether this is a good or bad thing, I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Meet Saint Tommy

Several reviewers have noted Paxton’s tendency toward acting the Boy Scout in the first two books. To some extent, that tendency is turned a bit upside down in the next book but … that would get into spoiler territory and … Continue reading

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Disclaimer: I don’t do cookbooks

In Stephen King’s novel┬áThe Dark Half, writer Thad Beaumont is terrorized by the living embodiment of his pen name, a doppelganger calling itself George Stark. Evil duplicates are nothing new in genre fiction; Jordan Peele’s follow-up to Get Out,┬áthe film … Continue reading

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In the can

Book 3 of the Paxton Locke series, Come, Seeling Night — is complete. On to the next one.  

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