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 →

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Horror author Adam Nevill chats briefly with mamalovestoread

In a mega fan-girl moment I recently had the opportunity to shoot Adam Nevill, author of The Ritual, a quick-fire round of questions and he was happy to oblige with some answers. Here's what he had to say... mamalovestoread: From page one Under a Watchful Eye creeped me the hell out. Have you ever had... 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 →

Author Interview: Erin Sweet-Al-Mehairi

Having taken a little blogging break recently, what better way to get back into the swing than with an author interview. I was delighted to have the chance to speak with Erin Sweet-Al-Mehairi a while back and ask her some questions about what makes the literary cogs in her head keep on ticking. Before we... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Breathe.Breathe by Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi

National poetry month may have concluded for yet another year but I'm making a commitment to include more poetry in my TBR from now on. Now, let's be clear, I'm not about to rush out and invest in the greatest works of William Wordsworth, I believe we should all read what we love, too many... Continue Reading →

I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist

"A heartbreaking and horrifying horror from the author of Let the Right One In. Molly wakes her mother to go to the toilet. The campsite is strangely blank. The toilet block has gone. Everything else has gone too. This is a place with no sun. No god. Just four families remain. Each has done something to bring... Continue Reading →

Women in Horror Month

Throughout the month of February, I will be running my new blog series to coincide with the 9th annual Women in Horror Month. I'll be posting on my blog every day during February and will be bringing you the best of all things horror from female talent in literature, movies, TV, the blogging community and... Continue Reading →

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