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    {Review} CREATURES OF WANT & RUIN, by Molly Tanzer

    CREATURES OF WANT AND RUIN by Molly Tanzer on November 13, 2018 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Suspense Pages: 352 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Amityville baywoman Ellie West fishes by day and bootlegs moonshine by night. It’s dangerous work under Prohibition—independent operators like her are despised by federal agents and mobsters alike—but Ellie’s brother was accepted to college and Ellie’s desperate to see him go. So desperate that when wealthy strangers ask her to procure libations for an extravagant party Ellie sells them everything she has, including some booze she acquired under unusual circumstances. What Ellie doesn’t know…

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    {Review} STIRRING THE SHEETS, by Chad Lutzke

    STIRRING THE SHEETS by Chad Lutzke Published by Bloodshot Books on April 13, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Weird Tales Pages: 130 Format: eBook, Paperback Buy on Amazon An elderly funeral home worker, struggling with the loss of his wife, finds an unnatural attraction to a corpse at work resembling his late bride in her younger years. A story of desperation, loneliness and letting go. STIRRING THE SHEETS is the first novella I have read by author Chad Lutzke. After finishing this one in a single sitting, I am so glad I already have two additional books of his in my TBR pile to read next! I’ll…

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    Elevation by Stephen King Review

    Elevation by Stephen King Published by Simon and Schuster on October 2018 Genres: Fiction Pages: 146 Format: Audiobook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Stephen King reads his latest novel—plus a bonus story, “Laurie,” unavailable in book form! Although Scott Carey doesn’t look any different, he’s been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. Scott doesn’t want to be poked and prodded. He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis. In the small town of Castle Rock, the setting of many of King’s most…

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    {Review} HELL: The Possession and Exorcism of Cassie Stevens, by Tom Lewis

    HELL: The Possession and Exorcism of Cassie Stevens by Tom Lewis on October 9, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural Pages: 375 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Something Evil is Inside Cassie Stevens Teenager Cassie Stevens died in a crash on her way home from a party. She’s revived twenty minutes later, but during her brief period of death, something more horrifying than death had happened. Cassie soon experiences the presence of something around her; something evil, and foul. Sometimes she catches glimpses of it as a shadow in the corner of her eye. Other times it’s a horrific face she sees in reflections.…

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    {Review} THE RUST MAIDENS, by Gwendolyn Kiste

    THE RUST MAIDENS by Gwendolyn Kiste Published by JournalStone on November 16, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller, Weird Tales Pages: 218 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Something’s happening to the girls on Denton Street. It’s the summer of 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio, and Phoebe Shaw and her best friend Jacqueline have just graduated high school, only to confront an ugly, uncertain future. Across the city, abandoned factories populate the skyline; meanwhile at the shore, one strong spark, and the Cuyahoga River might catch fire. But none of that compares to what’s happening in their own west side neighborhood. The girls Phoebe and Jacqueline have…