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 →

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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 →

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 →

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 →

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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