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    {Review} Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

    by Blake Crouch Published by Crown on 7.26.16 Genres: Contemporary, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 352 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.” In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows. His wife is not his wife. His son was never born. And…

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    {Review} The Night Parade by Ronald Malfi

    by Ronald Malfi Published by Kensington on 7.26.16 Genres: Apocalyptic, Contemporary, Dark Fiction, Dystopian, Psychological Horror, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Pages: 384 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads First the birds disappeared. Then the insects took over. Then the madness began . . . They call it Wanderer's Folly--a disease of delusions, of daydreams and nightmares. A plague threatening to wipe out the human race. After two years of creeping decay, David Arlen woke up one morning thinking that the worst was over. By midnight, he's bleeding and terrified, his wife is dead, and he's on the run in a stolen car with his eight-year-old daughter, who may be the…

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    {Guest Review by Maxine (Booklover Catlady)} The Litter by Kevin R. Doyle

    by Kevin R. Doyle Published by Night to Dawn Magazines & Books on February 13, 2015 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 300 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Karen Bannister is coming off a really bad year. Estranged from her father and her fiancé dead, she finds solace in her work with the city’s indigent, destitute, and lost. Then something, something savage and brutal, appears and begins preying on those she works to save. Now, from the depths of her own personal tragedy, Karen has to find the strength to lift herself up and, with the help of an unexpected ally, fight back against the darkness that threatens to overwhelm those…

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    {Review} ODD ADVENTURES WITH YOUR OTHER FATHER, Norman Prentiss

    by Norman Prentiss Published by Kindle Press on May 31, 2016 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gay Literature, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Thrillers & Suspense Pages: 217 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Because one of her fathers died when she was very young, much of Celia's family knowledge comes from stories her surviving father narrates—road-trip adventures from the mid-80s that explore homophobia in a supernatural context. As she considers these adventures (a rescue mission aided by ghostly hallucinations; a secluded town of strangely shaped inhabitants; a movie star with a monstrous secret), Celia uncovers startling new truths about her family's past. ODD ADVENTURES WITH YOUR OTHER FATHER, by…

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    {Guest Review by Mario Guslandi} The Haunted Tropics: Caribbean Ghost Stories

    by Martin Munro (Editor) on October 6, 2015 Genres: Horror Pages: 228 Buy on Amazon Goodreads "This book brings together some of the region's leading contemporary authors, from the anglophone, francophone and hispanophone Caribbean, as well as the United States and Canada, and constitutes a unique, transcultural anthology in which living authors evoke the dead, the undead and the dying, the ghosts that haunt their experiences and their works as modern writers of the Caribbean"-- ***The content of this review/article does not reflect the official opinion of Horror After Dark or its Team Members. Responsibility for the information and views expressed in this review/article [therein] lies entirely with the author(s)…