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REVIEW: Even Though I Knew the End by C.L. Polk

Demons, angels and dangerous bargains meet in C.L. Polk’s brilliant novella Even Though I Knew the End, set in a vividly drawn 1940s Chicago and featuring a sapphic romance and sinister blood magic. When...

REVIEW: The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror Volume Three by Paula Guran

The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror (Volume 3) is the latest installment in Paula Guran’s annual compilation of top short stories published over the preceding year. Despite its name, this is actually Guran’s...

An Interview with Karen Heuler

Karen Heuler’s latest novel, The Splendid City, is something truly special. It tells the story of a young witch, Eleanor and her cat, Stan, who is in reality an annoying man… whom she dealt with...

REVIEW: Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young is the perfect book for what I needed this week. A compelling mystery with a strong romantic element, witchy influences and a good dose of betrayal and moral...

REVIEW: The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean

The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean starts with a twenty-nine-year-old being refused booze at a corner shop because she does not have ID. As a young looking twenty-nine-year-old who still gets carded on a...

REVIEW – Crowbones by Anne Bishop

Crowbones by Anne Bishop is another excellent addition to The Others series. I have read my fair share of urban fantasy, romantic, tragic, or otherwise. As a reader and reviewer, it has become a...

REVIEW: Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff

I received an advanced review copy of Empire of the Vampire in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Jay Kristoff and Harper Voyager. Minor spoilers may follow. “It was the twenty-seventh year...

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...