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    {Review} X’S FOR EYES, by Laird Barron

    X'S FOR EYES by Laird Barron Published by JournalStone on December 11, 2015 Genres: comedy, Cosmic Horror, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense, Weird Tales Pages: 94 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Brothers Macbeth and Drederick Tooms should have it made as fair-haired scions of an impossibly rich and powerful family of industrialists. Alas, life is complicated in mid-1950s USA when you're child heirs to the throne of Sword Enterprises, a corporation that has enshrined Machiavelli's The Prince as its operating manual and whose patriarch believes, Now I am become Death, the destroyer…

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    {Review} THE FOLCROFT GHOSTS, by Darcy Coates

    THE FOLCROFT GHOSTS by Darcy Coates Published by Black Owl Books on January 10, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 248 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Tara and her brother Kyle are sent to stay with their estranged grandparents. May and Peter Folcroft seem warm and loving at first, and the house, hidden in the base of the mountains, is idyllic. But strange things keep happening. Figures watch them through the fog. Objects move on their own. Tara begins to believe the unbelievable... that the house could be haunted. When a storm cuts the phone line, May shifts from doting to…

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    {Review} REBECCA, by Daphne du Maurier

    REBECCA by Daphne du Maurier Published by Little, Brown and Company on December 17, 2013 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 449 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Rebecca is a work of immense intelligence and wit, elegantly written, thematically solid, suspenseful.." --Washington Post "Daphne du Maurier created a scale by which modern women can measure their feelings." --Stephen King Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's…

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    {Review} THE MOOR, by Sam Haysom

    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 MOOR by Sam Haysom Published by Unbound Digital on May 8, 2018 Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 224 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon "There's a delightful bit of sleight-of-hand at the heart of the novel that I particularly enjoyed." -- Owen King, co-author of Sleeping Beauties It begins with a ghost story around a campfire. Teenagers out on a walking trip, trying to act brave in front of each other. But as the walk gets…

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    {Review} ENTER THE NIGHT, by Anthony Izzo

    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.ENTER THE NIGHT by Anthony Izzo Published by White Knuckle Books on April 28, 2018 Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 195 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon They came to the mountain to hunt ghosts. They ended up as prey. The Iron Mountain Asylum once housed the criminally insane. The worst of the worst. Four men escaped the asylum and were never caught. The legends grew. Some said they lived on the mountain, killing anyone who crossed their path.…