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REVIEW: The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson

The Loop is a freaky story: a little bit War of the Worlds, a little bit Stranger Things, and a little bit, huh?  Have you ever heard of Turner Falls, Oregon? A typical little city with...

REVIEW: When Things Get Dark edited by Ellen Datlow

When Things Get Dark is a new anthology edited by Ellen Datlow. Datlow is a well-respected anthologist, who has won plenty of awards, including the Shirley Jackson Award three times. This made her the...

An Interview with Graham Masterton

Graham Masterton, known to be one of the lions of the horror genre and one of its most celebrated novels, is also one of its most prolific writers, with over 40 novels spanning multiple...

REVIEW: Wonderland by Zoje Stage

Wonderland is a chilling and captivating horror tale that follows the point of view perspective of Orla, a former formidable ballet dancer who never quite reached the lofty heights of stardom. After her retirement,...

The Case for Conflict

In discussions about the genres of horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and the distinctions that set them apart, it becomes abundantly clear that these three genres are also easily blended together. However, posting about...

REVIEW: The Children God Forgot by Graham Masterton

The Children God Forgot starts with pain, visceral stabbing pain in a woman’s belly. The woman in question wakes up in the hospital, completely confused. She finds out she is pregnant, which is impossible....

REVIEW: Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw

Brooding and dark, Nothing but Blackened Teeth drew me in and kept me off-balance. Always on the precipice of scary, it never quite tipped over. Instead, it stayed an eerie book, one that has...

REVIEW: The Dying Squad by Adam Simcox

Add a little detective drama to a fun, imaginative urban fantasy (arguably rural fantasy, as its real-world elements take place largely in the quiet Lincolnshire landscape) exploring the afterlife, memory, identity and justice, and...

REVIEW: The Last House On Needless Street by Catriona Ward

The Last House On Needless Street is the latest work from award-winning horror author, Catriona Ward. While the novel certainly flirts with the horror genre, it could perhaps be equally considered a dark entry...

REVIEW: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

In thinking of the title of this book, The Final Girl Support Group, where a support group is by its nature a safe and comforting idea, instead, think about what it means to have been...