• Author Interviews

    {Interview} Matt Godfrey, (Narrator Extraordinaire), Chats with Horror After Dark!

    by Matt Godfrey Genres: Contemporary, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror   I somehow had the pleasure of getting to know Matt Godfrey and his work through Goodreads and through Valancourt Books. (Click to read our interview with Valancourt.) I don’t remember exactly how we met but since then, I’ve listened to many of Matt’s excellent narrations, the latest of which, Blackwater by Michael McDowell, is a true delight! Since Matt is from Alabama, he was the perfect, logical choice for this book, set near the banks of the Perdido River in Perdido, Alabama. Speaking of Alabama, please join me as I get to know Matt and…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} Spungunion by John Boden

    Spungunion by John Boden Published by Dynatox Ministries on 10.31.17 Genres: Dark Fiction Format: Paperback Goodreads Spungunion: (pronounced: Spun-Gun-Yun) noun; 1.) a dish made from rotting road kill, usually a skunk or a opossum. The more fragrant or maggoty, the better. 2.) Something that's been on the road for a long and unfortunate time... This is the story of Deke Larch, a widowed trucker who has lost everything and is struggling to find his place in a world and the person who took it from him. That journey puts him in touch with strange characters and bizarre places. Deke had always felt like he operated on the fringe of society,…

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    {Review} THE VALANCOURT BOOK OF HORROR STORIES: Volume Two, edited by James D. Jenkins and Ryan Cagle

    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 VALANCOURT BOOK OF HORROR STORIES: Volume Two Series: Volume Two Published by Valancourt Books on October 2, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Victorian Pages: 292 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Valancourt Books has earned a reputation as one of the foremost publishers of lost and rediscovered classics, reissuing more than 400 unjustly neglected works from the late 18th century all the way to the early 21st. In this second volume of rare…

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    {Review} Bad Apples: Five Slices of Halloween Horror

    Bad Apples by Adam Light, Edward Lorn, Evans Light, Gregor Xane, Jason Parent Published by Corpus Press on September 5, 2014 Genres: Horror, Dark Fiction Pages: 227 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads The five freshest voices in horror will make you reconsider leaving the house on October 31st with these all-new Halloween tales: * A brother and sister creep out of the darkness with bags full of deadly tricks in Gregor Xane's THE RIGGLE TWINS. * A boy with a misshapen skull just wants to be normal in Evans Light's PUMPKINHEAD TED. * A group of thrill seekers learn that looking for terror is a whole lot more fun…

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    {Review} THE UNHALLOWED (The NightStalkers Book 2), by Monte Plaisance

    THE UNHALLOWED by Monte Plaisance Series: The NightStalkers Book 2 Published by Amazon Digital Services on October 1, 2016 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural Pages: 222 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Zach is the invisible kid at Central High School. When he meets a new kid named Val who shows him how to have fun and be free, Zach can't believe his luck. But Val is not what he seems. By manipulating Zach’s desire to have friends, Val lures Zach into a much darker world of the unknown and for an extremely dark purpose. THE UNHALLOWED (The NightStalkers Book 2), by Monte Plaisance, is the…