Book Review: The Life of Death by Lucy Booth

We have all said it. At the very least, thought it. "I would sell my soul for....". But would you? Really? It's the year 1590. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Murray hangs in her cell, inching closer to death. She listens to the excruciating screams of women outside, their flesh fueling the fire that roars intensely around the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Pale Ones by Bartholomew Bennett

The Pale Ones is an atmospheric stroll through 117 pages of quiet horror. This book doesn't shock or disgust, it carefully and slowly picks away at the emotions creating a gradual sense of unease, caution, and distrust. As our narrator embarks on the equivalent of a pub crawl for book buyers at the behest of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Heart of Glass by Ivy Ngeow

A gritty and twisted love letter to 80s disco pop culture that boasts a whole lotta hustle. Imagine Pretty Woman, Goodfellas and Flash Dance rolled into one and you'll get a sense of the vibe flowing from Heart of Glass. Chicago 1980. Li-an Donohue’s luck changes the instant she meets a mysterious Italian businessman in... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Mongrel by Seán O’Connor

If there’s one thing I love more than horror fiction it’s a good auld gothic tale. The Mongrel by Seán O’Connor is a satisfying (Irish) stew of terror, atmosphere, and monsters of the four-legged kind! A disapproving father, disillusioned husband and, a naïve pregnant young woman. This could be any Victorian period drama set in... Continue Reading →

#MySisterMyself by @Jill_Treseder -‏ Book Review

Hungary, 1956. Russian tanks brutally crush the revolution against the Communist regime. Sisters Katalin and Marika escape Budapest with their family and settle in London. However, the past is not so easily left behind. Their father is a wanted man, and the sisters’ relationship hangs in the balance. Their futures are shaped by loss. For... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Lost Highways from Crystal Lake Publishing

Lost Highways – Dark Fictions From The Road launches today Crystal Lake Publishing has quickly become one of my favourite indie horror imprints over the last year and their most recent publication Lost Highways - Dark Fictions From The Road, edited by D. Alexander Ward cements them in my top 5 horror publishers that I will... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The First One You Expect by Adam Cesare

When he's not holding down a dead-end job or lurking in his mother's basement, Tony Anastos spends his time shooting ultra-low-budget horror flicks. After meeting his sexy fame-hungry coworker Anna, he sees an opportunity to launch his career into cult stardom. But when Tony's plan to jolt their next film's Kickstarter into overdrive calls for... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Nightmare Room by Chris Sorensen

A jaw-dropping ghost story that may even frighten the ghosts! A boy in a basement, a man in a booth and a darkness that threatens to swallow them both. New York audiobook narrator Peter Larson and his wife Hannah head to his hometown of Maple City to help Peter's ailing father and to put a... Continue Reading →

Book Review: There are monsters here by Cameron Chaney

Being part of the book community on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube has thrown so many new and upcoming horror authors my way that it just blows my mind! I love scrawling through feeds, reviews, twitter convos and finding that little nugget hidden away in the corner of the internet where the masses will never find... Continue Reading →

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