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    {Review} It Waits Below by Eric Red

    by Eric Red Published by Samhain Publishing on 2nd September 2014 Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller Pages: 265 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads   Laying eyes on It Waits Below on the Netgalley site, I had no idea it was written by THE Eric Red. “Who?” you may have just wondered. Well, none other than the screenwriter behind two of my favourite films from my teenage years, THE HITCHER (the 1986 one with Rutger Hauer not *shudder* the remake) and NEAR DARK (directed by Kathryn Bigelow). So I got fairly excited to learn he had made the transition from the silver screen to the written page. Interestingly then, It Waits…

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    Dark Entries by Robert Aickman

    by Robert Aickman Published by Faber & Faber Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror This was a strange, but interesting collection! I’ve been hearing from a number of other readers I trust that Robert Aickman’s stories are fantastic. I was recently presented with the opportunity to pick up a few of his collections for free, and I jumped at the chance. Since Dark Entries won the September Monthly Read poll at the Literary Horror group on Goodreads, I started this one first. These are NOT horror stories. Some of them hardly even seem to be stories at all…they’re more like windows that look briefly on to some strange portion of someone’s…

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    {Review} Crooked House by Joe McKinney

    on October 13, 2013 Genres: Supernatural Pages: 164 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Richard and his wife Sarah are offered a place to live, for free, at a time when they are struggling to stay afloat. Bills are piling up and this opportunity seems to be just the thing that can help them get back on their feet. Upon arriving at their new home, Sarah, Richard, and their daughter, Angela, begin to have mixed feelings. Strange things keep happening, but Richard seems to accept and overlook them. He can’t understand why his family doesn’t get the predicament they are in. Will Crooked House be the family’s saving grace or…

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    {Review} Dead Works by Anthony Hains

    by Anthony Hains Published by Damnation Books LLC on 8/14/14 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller Pages: 144 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon   Dead Works was a short novel of supernatural and and psychological horror. Eric is a graduate psychology student jumping through the various hoops that such a doctor must, before becoming officially licensed. As such, he has his own clients to see, but he is required to periodically bring some of his cases before a group of other students and a supervisory psychologist. He chooses to bring two very strange cases to the group and discovers a link between them. Himself. I liked how this story was…