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REVIEW: The Wicked by Douglas Nicholas

The Wicked is the second instalment in the late Douglas Nicholas’ Something Red series. I picked up this novel since I greatly enjoyed the language and originality of the first instalment in the series...

My Best Friend's Exorcism

REVIEW: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix is a nostalgic trip to hell and back with best friends, Walkmans, and New Coke. It is as fun as the title suggests.  “She could decide how...

REVIEW: The Children God Forgot by Graham Masterton

The Children God Forgot by Graham Masterton is a terrifying story that pulls many of the different horror levers.  The story starts with pain, visceral stabbing pain in a woman’s belly. The woman in question...

Unusual Threats in Horror: Creating True Fear in Readers

It was Edgar Allan Poe who started me writing horror stories. A motherly lady in Croydon library gave me a copy of Tales Of Mystery And Imagination when I was nine years old and...

REVIEW: The Second Bell by Gabriela Houston

I’ve been excited about this book at least since the day it received its offer of publication, and now it’s about to come out and I finally got to read it. So to say...

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #5

Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #5 is the end of the first story arc of the series and possibly the entirety of it depending on sales. I suppose we’ll find out when and...

a head full of ghosts

REVIEW: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

A Head Full of Ghosts by horror master Paul Tremblay is an experience which I would sum up as, “What the hell happened?”  A Head Full of Ghosts is about the familial strife of...

REVIEW: Fiends of Nightmaria by Steven Erikson

I received a review copy of The Fiends of Nightmaria in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Steven Erikson and Tor Books. The Fiends of Nightmaria is a 112-page novella that is...

REVIEW: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, is a masterfully-executed slow-burn horror novel. Noemí Taboada is a young, sly socialite. Though she appears flighty, she has a solid backbone and is cleverer than people often take...

REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 4 by Mike Mignola

In his introduction to BPRD: Plague of Frogs Vol. 4, editor Scott Allie refers to it as an ‘honest-to-God graphic novel’ rather than another omnibus. This is more-or-less correct: the three component parts fit...