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    {Review} SUBHUMAN, by Michael McBride

    SUBHUMAN by Michael McBride Series: A Unit 51 Novel (1) Published by Pinnacle Books on October 31, 2017 Genres: Alien, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Thriller Pages: 400 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon THEY ARE NOT HUMAN. At a research station in Antarctica, five of the world’s top scientists have been brought together to solve one of the greatest mysteries in human history. Their subject, however, is anything but human . . . THEY ARE NOT NATURAL. Deep beneath the ice, the submerged ruins of a lost civilization hold the key to the strange mutations that each scientist has encountered across the globe: A misshapen skull in Russia. The…

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    {Review} Blackwater: The Complete Saga by Michael McDowell, narrated by Matt Godfrey

    Blackwater: The Complete Saga by Michael McDowell, Matt Godfrey Published by Valancourt Books on 10.9.17 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Southern Gothic, Supernatural Pages: 800 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and eager to marry Oscar Caskey, the eldest son of Perdido's first family. But her beautiful exterior hides a shocking secret. Beneath the waters of the Perdido River, she turns into something terrifying, a creature whispered about in stories…

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    {Review} DARK HALLOWS: 10 Halloween Haunts, edited by Mark Parker

    DARK HALLOWS: 10 Halloween Haunts Published by Scarlet Galleon Publications LLC on October 14, 2015 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Weird Tales Pages: 170 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Halloween just got a whole lot darker... DARK HALLOWS: 10 Halloween Haunts is a wonderfully chilling collection of creepy tales that will have readers up late into the night--but only if they leave a light on! This new offering from Scarlet Galleon Publications and Editor Mark Parker, includes stories from industry luminaries and new voices alike: Brian James Freeman, Al Sarrantonio, Robert Morrish, Norman Partridge, Ronald Malfi, Aaron Dries, Adam Cesare, Mark Parker, and Lisa Morton.…

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    {Review} THEY RISE, by Hunter Shea

    THEY RISE by Hunter Shea Published by Severed Press on January 4, 2016 Genres: Creature Feature, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 159 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Some call them ghost sharks, the oldest and strangest looking creatures in the sea. Marine biologist Brad Whitley has studied chimaera fish all his life. He thought he knew everything about them. He was wrong. Warming ocean temperatures free legions of prehistoric chimaera fish from their methane ice suspended animation. Now, in a corner of the Bermuda Triangle, the ocean waters run red. The 400 million year old massive killing machines know no mercy, destroying everything in their path. It will take Whitley,…

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    {Review} THE JOB, by William Meikle

    THE JOB by William Meikle Published by Crossroad Press on October 6, 2017 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural Pages: 65 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Dave Wilson is down on his luck, with gambling debts coming due. He takes on a risky burglary at a Scottish country house, but the job goes badly wrong, and all too soon Dave is embroiled in a fight he wants no part of—an ages-old battle for ownership of the house. Opposing factions are at work, and both want Dave's help. There are demons to fight, both metaphorical and literal, and there are hard choices to be…