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    {Review} IN THE RIVER, by Jeremy Robert Johnson

    IN THE RIVER by Jeremy Robert Johnson Published by Amazon Digital Services on August 4, 2017 Genres: Horror Pages: 137 Format: eBook, Paperback Buy on Amazon "In the River is a brilliant offering; the pain and strange beauty of it will wash over you and sweep you away."―Scream Magazine "Gripping, horrifying, surreal...Think The Old Man and the Sea meets The Pearl meets Pet Sematary...But, dare I say it, In the River takes you to even darker places..."―Verbicide An intensely moving tale of survival and madness along the river's edge. A father and son fishing lesson become a nightmarish voyage to the sea in this visionary testament to the lengths we…

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    {Review} Where Stars Won’t Shine by Patrick Lacey

    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.WHERE STARS WON'T SHINE by Patrick Lacey Published by Grindhouse Press on January 5, 2019 Pages: 190 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon I'll be seeing you. That's the note left behind for Ivy Longwood when infamous killer Tucker Ashton murders her boyfriend. Several years later, after Tucker vanishes from his jail cell, Ivy travels to Ashton's hometown of Marlowe, Massachusetts. Not for closure or therapy. She's being called there. Steered by forces beyond her control. What she'll find is not the quiet suburban…

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    {Review} THE BONE WEAVER’S ORCHARD, by Sarah Read

    THE BONE WEAVER'S ORCHARD by Sarah Read on February 1, 2019 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Suspense Pages: 165 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon He's run away home. That's what they say every time one of Charley Winslow's friends vanishes from The Old Cross School for Boys. It's just a tall tale. That's what they tell Charley when he sees the ragged grey figure stalking the abbey halls at night. When Charley follows his pet insects to a pool of blood behind a false wall, he could run and let those stones bury their secrets. He could assimilate, focus on his studies, and wait for his…

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    {Review} THE BLACK HOTEL: A Supernatural Thriller by Renee Wakefield

    THE BLACK HOTEL: A Supernatural Thriller by Renee Wakefield Published by Independently Published on October 11, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 229 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Welcome to Black Hotel. A haunted hotel... with no ghosts When overweight dreamer Jack stumbles on work at Black Hotel, he believes he has found the perfect job. With no guests, the hotel pays him to sit about all night and do nothing. He doesn't even mind when he discovers the hotel is haunted. What upsets him is that no one believes him. But as the past and future collide and the hauntings escalate, Jack has to…

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    {Review} THE CORMORANT, by Stephen Gregory

    THE CORMORANT by Stephen Gregory Published by Valancourt Books on April 28, 2013 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 147 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon '[An] artful first novel, reminiscent of the tales of Poe . . . Gregory uses a low-key style and subtle lyricism to build an atmosphere of nightmarish horror in a tale that could become a classic.' - Publishers Weekly '[A] first-class terror story with a relentless focus that would have made Edgar Allan Poe proud.' - New York Times '[N]o summary can do justice to the subtlety of Gregory's first novel, with its fresh, vivid, sensual prose and its superb descriptive and evocative…