Blurbs & Reviews
After the Burn
- Review of After the Burn by PaperbackHorror.com.
- Review of Hell Hollow by Alex Trelander for the San Francisco Book Review.
- Review of Hell Hollow, by Blu Gilliand for Dark Scribe.
- Published on the Dark Scribe website on September 22, 2009.
- Review of Hell Hollow, by Publishers Weekly.
- Published on the Publishers Weekly website on September 14, 2009.
- Review of Hell Hollow, by Kent Allard.
- Published on the Dead in the South blog on September 2, 2009.
- Review of Hell Hollow, by Famous Monsters of Filmland.
- Published on the Famous Monsters of Filmland site on August 20, 2009.
The Sick Stuff
Midnight Grinding and Other Twilight Terrors
- Review of Midnight Grinding, by Vince A. Liaguno.
- Published on the Dark Scribe website.
- Review of Midnight Grinding, by Denise Dutton.
- Published on the The Green Man Review website.
- Review of Midnight Grinding, by Andrew Monge.
- Published on the Horror Drive-In website on March 24, 2009.
- Review of Midnight Grinding, by Kent Allard.
- Published on the Dead in the South blog on March 9, 2009.
- Review of Midnight Grinding, by Publishers Weekly.
- Published on the Publishers Weekly website in March 2009.
- Review of Midnight Grinding, by Famous Monsters of Filmland.
- Published on the Famous Monsters of Filmland site on March 3, 2009.
- Review of Flesh Welder, by Shannon Riley.
- Published on the Dark Scribe website on April 1, 2008.
- Review of Flesh Welder, by Kent Allard.
- Published on the SkullRing.org website on April 5, 2008.
|“‘Flesh Welder,’ by Ronald Kelly, is a gritty, unique and very well-told
story by a writer whose reappearance on the horror scene is a very welcome
occasion, indeed. This little book is a true genre gem.”
|— T.M. Wright|
|“Ronald Kelly is a natural storyteller — a magician with words. I
wouldn’t miss anything he writes!”
|— Cemetery Dance Magazine|
|“Ron Kelly is an important talent in the horror field. His work is dark
and swift with a Southern accent. Watch for him!”
|— Joe R. Lansdale|
|“Kelly writes with a voice and style all his own, and is making a
serious move into the top ranks of the genre.”
|— Mystery Scene|
|“Kelly writes colorful, cannonading outdoors horror that creeps into the
pit of your belly like a fanged muzzle and doesn’t let go! It is the
best kind of all-out attack of terror, because Kelly does his homework
and knows how to make the incredible credible.”
|— J.N. Williamson|
|“Ronald Kelly is a remarkable entertainer with a literary voice to
|— Locus Magazine|
|“Kelly writes with a Southern literary flair. His tales of rural horror
are palable and highly anticipated by fans of the genre!”
|— The Nashville Banner|
|“Ronald Kelly is another of Tennessee’s talented novelists. I am
impressed with the mainstream literature writing style which he uses in
his horror genre fiction.”
|— Nashville Life Magazine|
|“FEAR is an entertaining coming-of-age novel. It has miracles,
adventure, love, death, triumph, and tragedy. Kelly throws alot of
creepy ingredients into this particular stew and serves up an utterly
|— Overlook Connection|
|“FEAR is Ronald Kelly’s biggest novel to date!”|
|— Science Fiction Chronicle|
|“With FEAR, Kelly shows what he does best, and that’s tell an
enthralling story, one filled with characters you actually care about,
and lots of weird creatures and menace. He choses to write tales of
terror the old-fashioned way, devoid of the pretensions and posturing
found in so much of today’s horror fiction.”
|— Afraid Newsletter|
|“Tennessee author Ronald Kelly plays up Southern locales and characters
to their fullest gothic potential. His tales are pure entertainment!”
|— Publishers Weekly|
|“Kelly is the Master of Southern Horror!”|
|— Midnight Express Newsletter|