Friday, October 5, 2012


Ian Kezsbom, Lisa Gail Green, Leslie Rose
Fuzzbom Publishing
79 pp.

Journeys of Wonder is a new anthology of genre fiction. We’ve assembled three talented writers to bring you five chilling tales that are guaranteed to keep you up at night – or at least make you turn on the lights. Featured in this first volume: The Door: Six people are stuck in a room with no memory of how they got there while a fear of the unknown keeps them from opening the only exit they have. Blackout: A terrifying tale of a young woman whose memory is shattered and a creepy neighbor who is not all that he seems. Infinity: Two brothers, forced to travel through time to save the world from an unspeakable evil, have little idea of what they have actually gotten themselves into. Eye of the Wolf: A young girl struggles against the power of the full moon as she tries to hide her deadly secret from her family. Afterdeath: In a future where our journey beyond death is no longer a mystery, the promise of eternal love waits, unless you break the rules.


This little volume packs a surprising punch of intrigue and supernatural suspense. The stories, while each unique and often unnerving, have a kind of Twilight Zone feel to them. They are skillfully written, and boast endings that you don't see coming. It is difficult to say which story I enjoyed most, but if I had to pin one down I'd have to say that "Blackout" gave me the creeps, especially the last line. Yikes! And that's a good thing.

With Halloween just around the corner, Journeys of Wonder is a "must read." And it's affordable, too! My only question is, when is volume 2 coming out? Well, if you're interested in the answer, check out the Journeys of Wonder blog. News of its release is coming soon.


  1. Awesome review, Laurisa! Great point about the creep factor this close to Halloween :)

  2. Wow, Laurisa, thanks for the super review. I'm with you, Blackout made me get a nightlight.