Once in awhile there are novels that we read not knowing what exactly it is that we are picking up. Many times this can lead to a lot of eye-rolling, groaning, and eventually giving up on the story entirely. But there are also those very few and far between stories, the ones that we read on a whim, or a recommendation, or based solely on the author’s name that wind up taking us by surprise. Like a right hook to the chin, these stories dazzle readers and remind them why it is they read the genre they chose interest in in the first place. So was the case with Douglas Clegg’s (“NAOMI”, “THE MACHINERY OF NIGHT”) newest novel “NEVERLAND” that was released yesterday. A novel that I went into based solely on my enjoyment of the author’s previous works…Read on for the full review.
All month long we have been bringing you news on bestselling horror author Douglas Clegg’s (“NAOMI”, “THE MACHINERY OF NIGHT”) newest story titled “NEVERLAND” that was released today. The author has been called many things in his career, from the future of horror literature, to the Godfather of the ‘e-book’ movement. And all of that might be nice, but most importantly Doug is a very talented writer. “NEVERLAND” has been nothing but huge success among critics everywhere, and it is already being compared to such classics as “TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD”. Last month we were able to catch up with Doug and talk to him one on one about the title. If you make the jump beyond the break you can read what he has to say about the book, the ‘e-reader’ movement, and more.
In case you missed the memo on Douglas Clegg’s newest horror effort, ‘NEVERLAND’, that is set to drop April 13th, you can make the jump and read the entire press release for the title to get you up to speed. But if that isn’t enough we also have your first look at the teaser trailer for the book. Read on for all the details. “Imaginative games are not always innocent . . . and when Beau travels to the Retreat, his grandmother’s forbidding home on Gull Island off the Georgia coast line, resigned to a boring family vacation, he finds that his cousin, Sumter, has other plans.”
Douglas Clegg has been referred to as the Godfather of the ‘E-Book’ movement having made a name for himself in with his E-Published serial titled ‘NAOMI’ that garnered him high praise among readers and critics alike. Since then he has written several horror classics such as “THE MACHINERY OF NIGHT”, “ISIS”, “BASTARD SON”, “THE NIGHTMARE CHRONICLES”, and many others earning himself a Bram Stoker and Shocker award along the way. Now Doug is at it again as he looks to release his newest story ‘NEVERLAND’ this April. Read on for the skinny.