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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: The Butcher of the Forest by Premee Mohamed

Veris Thorn has seen death. She had survived the war and the tyranny that never ended. As a woman nearing forty, she knows suffering. It is why she cherishes her remaining family and keeps...

Ghost Station

REVIEW: Ghost Station by S.A. Barnes

S.A Barnes’ Ghost Station follows Dr. Ophelia Bray, a psychiatrist who needs time to let fervor over the public suicide of one of her patients subside. While many people might move into pure research,...

House of Bad Memories

REVIEW: House of Bad Memories by Michael David Wilson

Michael David Wilson takes family dysfunction to a terrifying new level in House of Bad Memories, a horror novel that will leave your head spinning and stomach churning. Denny loves his infant daughter, May,...

REVIEW: Deviant #1 by James Tynion (W) and Joshua Hixson(A)

Deviant #1 written by James Tynion IV, art by Joshua Hixson, is, on the surface, a perfectly delightful slasher comic (delightful in the sense it is pitch perfect horror).  All the elements (some which...

Review: Last to Leave the Room by Caitlin Starling

Last to Leave the Room is the new dark speculative fiction by Caitlin Starling, the USA Today bestselling author of The Death of Jane Lawrence, which seamlessly blends science fiction and horror into a...

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...

REVIEW: Mothtown by Caroline Hardaker

Caroline Hardaker’s Mothtown is haunting, atmospheric and wonderfully uncanny. It is a novel unlike any other, tiptoeing that fine line between obsession and the supernatural with great skill, leaving the reader feeling uneasy until...

REVIEW: Looking Glass Sound by Catriona Ward

Looking Glass Sound is Catriona Ward’s deeply unsettling literary horror that will lure readers in with its charming coming-of-age façade but leave them entangled in a web of metaphysical dread. From the retro cover...

REVIEW: Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis is not at all what you think. Marketed as a YA Horror novel, you would think that maybe this might be a campy horror story. Perhaps with a 1980s...