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    {Review} DEVOURING DARK by Alan Baxter

    Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter Published by Grey Matter Press on 11.6.18 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Thrillers Pages: 320 Format: ARC, Paperback Buy on Amazon Goodreads DEVOURING DARK is an urban horror novel about a man plagued since childhood by a malevolent darkness that threatens to consume him. After a lifetime spent wrestling for control over this onslaught, Matt McLeod has learned to wield his mysterious paranormal skill to achieve an odious goal: retribution as a supernatural vigilante. When one such hit goes bad, McLeod finds himself ensnared in a multi-tentacled criminal enterprise caught between a corrupt cop and a brutal mobster. His…

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    {Review} IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN by Andy Davidson

    IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN by Andy Davidson Published by Skyhorse on 3/5/19 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 384 Format: ARC, Paperback Buy on Amazon Goodreads One night in 1980, a man becomes a monster. Haunted by his past, Travis Stillwell spends his nights searching out women in West Texas honky-tonks. What he does with them doesn’t make him proud, just quiets the demons for a little while. But after Travis crosses paths one night with a mysterious pale-skinned girl, he wakes weak and bloodied in his cabover camper the next morning—with no sign of a girl, no memory of the night before. When motel-owner Annabelle Gaskin offers…

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    THE RED HOUSE by David J. Thacker

    THE RED HOUSE by David J. Thacker Published by Pendragon Press on 1.1.2010 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 37 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Deep in the woods stands the mysterious Red House. It is a source of fascination to a group of local boys who find that the mystery deepens when they encounter a strange boy nearby. "Captures the ambient fear of growing up, reminding me of Tim Lebbon and Graham Joyce, and at times evokes the spirit of Machen" - Stephen Volk A young group of boys spending the bulk of their summer vacation in the woods meet a new boy named Lawrence. He’s dirty and…

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    OUT BEHIND THE BARN by Chad Lutzke and John Boden

    OUT BEHIND THE BARN by Chad Lutzke, John Boden Published by Createspace Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Supernatural, Weird Tales Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads The boys crept to the window and watched as Miss Maggie carried the long bundle into the barn, the weight of it stooping her aging back. Rafter lights spilled from the barn doors and Davey saw an arm fall from the canvas-wrapped parcel. He smiled. “She got someone!” Both children grinned and settled in their beds, eyes fixed to the ceiling. This was family growth. OUT BEHIND THE BARN is totally original, weird and creepy. I loved it! That said, this is not the…

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    {Cover Reveal} HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SCREAM edited by Christopher Golden

    HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SCREAM by Christopher Golden Published by Blumhouse Books/Anchor Books on 10.23.18 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 384 Buy on Amazon Goodreads ABOUT THIS BOOK... Eighteen stories of Christmas horror from bestselling, acclaimed authors including Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Josh Malerman, Michael Koryta, Sarah Pinborough, and many more. That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is filled with scenes that are unsettling. Marley untying the bandage that holds his jaws together. The hideous children--Want and Ignorance--beneath the robe of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The heavy ledgers Marley drags by his chains.…