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Book Review, Horror, Thriller, Uncategorized

The Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach (Review)

Summary: "Eric disappeared when he was three years old. Ben looked away for only a second at the grocery store, but that was all it took. His brother was gone. Vanished right into the sticky air of the Florida Panhandle.  They say you've got only a couple days to find a missing person. Forty-eight hours… Continue reading The Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach (Review)

Anticipated horror book releases 2019
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Most Anticipated Horror Releases of 2019

2018 was a brilliant year for horror and it looks like 2019 is going to be just as exciting with plenty of big scary reads coming our way in the upcoming months. So, here are a few of this year's horror releases that I am excited for: The Familiars by Stacey Halls Release Date: February… Continue reading Most Anticipated Horror Releases of 2019

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Book Review, Horror, Uncategorized

Rats by James Herbert (Review)

  Summary: "It was only when the bones of the first devoured victims were discovered that the true nature and power of these swarming black creatures — with their razor sharp teeth and the taste for human blood — began to be realized by a panic-stricken city. For millions of years, man and rat had… Continue reading Rats by James Herbert (Review)

Book Review, Horror, Uncategorized

Top 5 Reads of 2018

For me 2018 was a slow reading year. I was too busy to meet my GoodReads reading goal for the year and I spent most of my time struggling to find something that really caught my interest. That didnt stop me finding a few gems, so here are the top five books that I read… Continue reading Top 5 Reads of 2018

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Writing Tip: Stuck? This is why you need to skip ahead

Did you notice that I was missing for all of November? If you follow me on Twitter, you will probably know that I was busy taking part in Nanowrimo this year. I just didn’t have the time to meet a daily writing target and blog at the same time. Sorry, not sorry. I have a… Continue reading Writing Tip: Stuck? This is why you need to skip ahead

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Book Review, Horror, Uncategorized

Stephen King Review: Gerald’s Game

Summary: "A game. A husband and wife game. Gerald's Game. But this time Jesse didn't want to play. Lying there, spreadeagled and handcuffed to the bedstead while he'd loomed and drooled over her, she felt angry and humiliated. So she'd kicked out hard. Aimed to hit him where it hurt. He wasn't meant to die,… Continue reading Stephen King Review: Gerald’s Game

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Book Review, Horror

Haunted by James Herbert (Review)

  Summary: Three nights of terror at the house called Edbrook. Three nights in which David Ash, there to investigate a haunting, will be victim of horrifying and maleficent games. Three nights in which he will face the blood-chilling enigma of his own past. Three nights before Edbrook's dreadful secret will be revealed, and the… Continue reading Haunted by James Herbert (Review)

Author Interview

Author Interview: Deborah Sheldon

1.Tell us about yourself and your latest book. I’m a professional writer from Melbourne, Australia. I write short stories, novellas and novels across the darker spectrum of horror, crime and noir. My releases, through several publishing houses, include the horror novel Contrition, the dark literary collection 300 Degree Days and Other Stories, the bio-horror novella… Continue reading Author Interview: Deborah Sheldon


Why horror novels are not scary: A Discussion

“This sounds great, but I am too chicken to read it” “I get scared of horror films, so I am not going to read a horror novel” Does this sound familiar? Is this you? When I restarted this blog last year I wanted to bring attention to one of my favourite dying genres: horror. It… Continue reading Why horror novels are not scary: A Discussion

Book Review, Horror

Stephen King Review: Pet Sematary

Summary: Sometimes dead is better....When the Creeds move into a beautiful old house in rural Maine, it all seems too good to be true: physician father, beautiful wife, charming little daughter, adorable infant son -- and now an idyllic home. As a family, they've got it all...right down to the friendly cat. But the nearby… Continue reading Stephen King Review: Pet Sematary