Tag: folklore

REVIEW: Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

One Christmas Eve in a small hollow in Boone County, West Virginia, struggling songwriter Jesse Walker witnesses a strange spectacle: seven devilish figures chasing a man in a red suit toward a sleigh and eight reindeer. When the reindeer leap skyward, taking the sleigh, devil men, and Santa into the clouds, screams follow. Moments later, … Continue reading REVIEW: Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

REVIEW: The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht

The city of Elendhaven sulks on the edge of the ocean. Wracked by plague, abandoned by the South, stripped of industry and left to die. But not everything dies so easily. A thing without a name stalks the city, a thing shaped like a man, with a dark heart and long pale fingers yearning to … Continue reading REVIEW: The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht

REVIEW: A Kiss from Krampus by Red Hanner

Eighty years ago, a little girl snipped off Krampus' beard and used it to cast a spell on him, leaving him powerless to punish bad children. Now almost no one remembers him or the sting of his birch whip. Two days before Christmas, Moritza stands at her least-favorite grandmother's deathbed, where she learns she's inheriting … Continue reading REVIEW: A Kiss from Krampus by Red Hanner