Get that tagline: "His Evil Eye Will Turn Mardi Gras Into a Carnival of Blood!" It's his evil eye we have to worry about?! Spellcaster (Zebra 1989) probably is not going on my to-be-read pile.
Yeah, I can just hear that editorial meeting: "The Force? The Force. Hmm, The Force....? Nope, doesn't ring a bell; it'll be the perfect title for a horror novel!" Funny review here.