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A Song For The Void

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Danger, death, and horror abound on the high seas. This is cosmic horror at its absolute finest.

In 1853 on the high seas, during the height of the Opium Wars, a strange comet, lacking a tail, is seen. The celestial body will have an incredible influence over the crew of the HMS Charger, a modern ship pursuing a group of pirates. A doctor with a tragic past, who is struggling with personal demons, will face horrors never before imagined and must use his own experience to pierce into the truth of the strange happenings that surround him.


A Song for the Void is cosmic horror at its finest. The narrative is pulse-pounding and the characters are well developed, three-dimensional people, that the reader cannot help but be interested in. Horrors abound and stakes are high and deadly. At the same time, the historical aspect of the novel is well played and the perfect setting for this type of tale. Horror on the high seas in the vein of the Cthulhu mythos works extremely well here due to the deft handling of the subject matter by author Andrew Piazza.


The pacing is brilliant as the tale starts with exciting chase and battle scenes and it ever increases, making the stakes higher and the outcome more dangerous for the heroes at every turn. The evil faced in the book is well crafted and ominous. There are scenes in the book that will give the reader nightmares. When it comes to horror a reviewer can give no higher compliment than that. This book will scare you. If you love horror, that, after all, is the point.


This is a masterful page-turner that delights and surprises as well as horrifies. It ends with a wholly satisfying conclusion that is pitch-perfect for the story.


If you are a lover of cosmic horror or strange tales by the likes of H. P. Lovecraft and Clive Barker, you won't find a better book out there than A Song for the Void. It's cinematic in scope and personal in the narrative. This is a must-read for any horror fan looking for a story that knows how to scare.

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About the author

Andrew C. Piazza writes. He writes all kinds of things. He'll write on a napkin if it holds still long enough. He is the author of historical horror novels, urban fantasy action adventure novels, short stories, comedy, and everything in between. He lurks under the bed somewhere in Pennsylvania. view profile

Published on July 16, 2020

110000 words

Contains mild explicit content āš ļø

Genre: Horror

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