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REVIEW: The Troop by Nick Cutter

Fight, flight, freeze, and fawn are natural human responses to threats. The possibility of outrunning the bogeyman, fighting off the rapid animal, or seeking shelter during a tornado; all these defenses mean hope. The...

REVIEW: All Who Wander Are Lost by Gemma Amor

Let Gemma Amor be your guide in All Who Wander Are Lost, a new anthology of destination horror stories that lead the reader across adventures on five different continents from northern Norway all the...

REVIEW: FERAL by Gemma Amor

The five-word blurb for Gemma Amor’s blistering new short story, FERAL, is as fitting as it is succinct: “Meet Margot. She’s had enough.” The opening scene of FERAL channels Franz Kafka’s classic novella, The...

The Archive Undying

REVIEW: The Archive Undying by Emma Mieko Candon

Deft of prose and evocative imagination, Emma Mieko Candon’s The Archive Undying unfolds an uncannily prescient promise: “When an AI god dies, its city dies with it.” This opening line sets the tone for...

The Folly

An Interview with Gemma Amor

Gemma Amor is the Bristol-based Bram Stoker and British Fantasy Award nominated author of thirteen published books. Her books include Cruel Works of Nature, Dear Laura, White Pines, Girl on Fire, Six Rooms, Grief...

An Interview with Seth Dickinson

Seth Dickinson first astounded (and broke the hearts of) readers when they burst onto the scene with their 2015 debut novel, The Traitor Baru Cormorant, a fiery and unapologetic look at imperialism, rebellion and the...

The Last Haunt

REVIEW: The Last Haunt by Max Booth III

The Last Haunt by Max Booth III is a chilling novella about an extreme haunted house known as McKinley Manor. Located in the small town of Pork Basket, Texas, visitors to McKinley Manor are...

REVIEW: Exordia by Seth Dickinson

Exordia—Seth Dickinson’s latest offering to the SF/F gods—begins not with a bang, or a whimper. Instead, it begins with a Michael Crichton quote. “The most likely consequence of contact is absolute terror.” Once you...

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REVIEW: Delicate Condition by Danielle Valentine

Delicate Condition is the emotionally fraught Adult Horror debut of bestselling YA Horror writer, Danielle Valentine. The book, pitched as a feminist update to Rosemary’s Baby, is already making waves, having been chosen as...

REVIEW: The Once Yellow House by Gemma Amor

Religious occultism collides with the color yellow in Gemma Amor’s latest horror novel, The Once Yellow House. The Bram Stoker Award-nominated author adopts an entirely epistolary format for The Once Yellow House, with the...