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    {Review} WYLDING HALL, by Elizabeth Hand

    WYLDING HALL by Elizabeth Hand Published by Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy on July 14, 2015 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 146 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon A Shirley Jackson Award–winning short novel of unexpected terror from the highly acclaimed author of Waking the Moon. When the young members of a British acid-folk band are compelled by their manager to record their unique music, they hole up at Wylding Hall, an ancient country house with dark secrets. There they create the album that will make their reputation, but at a terrifying cost: Julian Blake, the group’s lead singer, disappears…

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    {New Release} DEAD OF WINTER, Kealan Patrick Burke

    by Kealan Patrick Burke on December 11, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 94 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Winter isn’t coming…it’s already here, and with it comes a horror no door can keep out.It’s there in the yard, in the faces of the snowmen a young boy doesn’t remember building. It’s in the oddly empty streets below Santa Claus’s crumbling sleigh. It’s in the unnatural movement of the snow that suffocates a widower’s town, and in the cold eyes of a lonely man’s estranged children. Here, there is no holiday cheer, only spine-chilling fear, in the DEAD OF WINTER.Featuring seven stories, an introduction by the author, and a…

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    {Review} UNMEMORY, by Kristi DeMeester

    UNMEMORY by Kristi DeMeester Published by Tallhat Press on 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense Pages: 40 Format: Paperback Goodreads An original, 9,000-word short story by Kristi DeMeester, with 10 illustrations by Yves Tourigny. A university student attempts to track down the briefly-glimpsed Christmas film which traumatized her as a child. UNMEMORY is the first I have read from author Kristi DeMeester. This chapbook struck me as being as complete as any novella, in regards to how well we get to “know” the main character, Ashleigh. We begin with a glimpse of her as a young girl, and how her home life and values were organized…

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    {Review} THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER, by Calvin Demmer

    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 SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER by Calvin Demmer Published by Unnerving on June 5, 2018 Genres: Apocalyptic, Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Noir, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Suspense Pages: 83 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon The world’s fate lies with a comatose young girl; an android wants to remember a human she once knew under Martian skies; men at sea learn that the ocean is a realm far different from land, where an unforgiving god rules;…

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    {Review} PREDATORS, by Michaelbrent Collings

    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.PREDATORS by Michaelbrent Collings Published by Written Insomnia Press on September 4, 2018 Genres: Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Pages: 351 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon "[A]n exciting, visceral, inventive tale of survival in the most primal of settings." - Screamfix "A well written, dark and emotional read..." - Horror Drive-in "[S]cary, gory and suspenseful, and will keep you reading late into the night..." - Monster Librarian ---- She is one of the only…