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    {Review} THE FINAL RECONCILIATION, by Todd Keisling

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.THE FINAL RECONCILIATION by Todd Keisling Published by Crystal Lake Publishing on February 3, 2017 Genres: Cosmic Horror, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Lovecraftian, Occult & Supernatural Pages: 106 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Thirty years ago, a progressive rock band called The Yellow Kings began recording what would become their first and final album. Titled “The Final Reconciliation,” the album was expected to usher in a new renaissance of heavy metal, but it was shelved following a tragic concert that left all but…

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    {Review} WHISPERS: Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Whisperer in Darkness”, by Kristin Dearborn

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.WHISPERS: Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's "The Whisperer in Darkness" by Kristin Dearborn Published by Lovecraft eZine Press on November 9, 2016 Genres: Cosmic Horror, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Sci-Fi Pages: 98 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon A tale inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's The Whisperer in Darkness... Hurricane Irene tore through the dark, wood-choked Vermont hills. In its passing, the rivers bled thick with fallen trees, wildlife carcasses, and, if you looked closely, stranger things. Sarah Sorrell made the mistake of looking very closely…

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    {Extra} My Top 20 Books of 2016, & Top 5 Anthologies/Collections

    Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction *Since I average 225 books/collections a year, I’ve highlighted the Top 20 Novels/Novellas that stood out for me in 2016.  Following that is my Top 5 Anthologies/Collections of the year. MY TOP 20 NOVELS/NOVELLAS OF 2016 1. CHILDREN OF THE DARK, Jonathan Janz–emotional, coming-of-age, and fantastic characterization all across the board.  This one stood out in so many areas that I had to list it as my #1. 2. UNIDENTIFIED, Michael McBride–the latest novella by Michael McBride; need I say more? (Available for purchase soon!) 3. LITTLE DEAD RED, Mercedes M. Yardley–a “fairy-tale” style novella, where the subject matter is anything BUT!  This was the first…