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Meet the Guy Behind ‘Final Girls’. Martel Sardina Not long ago, this reviewer decided that it was time to face her fear of the Zuni fetish doll from the film, Trilogy of Terror.

While the jury is out on whether or not that was a wise decision, the DVD did contain an interview with Richard Matheson which I decided jaack watch to see if I could learn something about the craft of writing from one of my literary heroes.


If it did, Kilborn would have wasted a great premise.

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There are so many things Kilborn does right in terms of craft. This reviewer particularly enjoyed the seamless transitions when Kilborn shifted viewpoint characters.

The story unfolds at a fairly fast pace. Kilborn doles out details and backstory only when strictly necessary, which successfully keeps the reader turning pages.

The fast pace makes it very easy for readers to get caught up in the action. However, given time to really think about it, I may have to take Kilborn to task for some of the events that occurred.

They have, but from the pen of his alter ego, acclaimed mystery writer, J. Jack Daniels series about a Chicago cop who chases serial killers. It will be interesting to see whether or not his mystery fans have the fortitude to withstand the level of graphic violence and gore that Jack Kilborn is sure to become renowned for. Purchase Afraid by Jack Kilborn. View Printer Friendly Version.

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Fantasy Book Critic: “Afraid” by Jack Kilborn (Reviewed by Robert Thompson)

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