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Johannes Cabal the Detective: There's a Dirigible on the Cover, What More Do You Want?

If there’s one thing I enjoy, it’s horror stories. If there’s one more thing I like, it’s murder mysteries. If there’s one last thing I like, it’s dirigibles. 916 more words


After the End of the World--New novel creates alternate history of world under Nazi rule

Review by C.J. Bunce

In After the End of the World, author Jonathan L. Howard pens the second book in a series featuring his two heroes, bookstore owner Emily Lovecraft, fictional descendant of horror writer H.P. 656 more words

Comics & Books

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer - Like Johannes' Zombies, Flawed but Functional

Hi again, and welcome back to the Spooky Cor- no, wait. Hmm. Let’s try that again, shall we?

Hi again, and welcome to something-analogous-to-but-not-quite-as-spooky-as-the-real-Spooky-Corner! I’m here today to review Johannes Cabal the Necromancer, by Jonathan L. 980 more words


The Necromancer

Author: Jonathan L. Howard

Genre: Fantasy, Humor

Publishing year: 2009

Johannes Cabal has never pretended to be a hero of any kind. There is, after all, little heroic about robbing graves, stealing occult volumes, and being on middling terms with demons. 829 more words



It’s going to be very difficult to review Jonathan L. Howard’s new book, After the End of the World, not because it’s a difficult book to read (far from it!), but because it’s so bizarre (yet so much fun), it’s hard to explain exactly what the charm of the book is. 565 more words


Read Recently -- November 2016 -- Bros before Zombies

The Brothers Cabal by Jonathan L. Howard

Spoiler warning: the beginning of this novel spoils the end of the last Cabal novel, Johannes Cabal: the Fear Institute, as well as the end of the first novel. 751 more words

Read Recently -- October 2016 -- Cabal

Johannes Cabal The Detective: a novel by Jonathan L Howard

The second Cabal novel begins in media res, with Johannes Cabal in a cell beneath Harslaus Castle in the nation of Mirkarvia, somewhere in Eastern Europe (I found myself wondering, when reading the first book as to whether Cabal’s world was meant to be our history or another world, rather like ours, but with some important differences. 998 more words