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    {Review} THE GIRL WHO TALKS TO GHOSTS (GhostWriters Book 2), by J.H. Moncrieff

    Published by DeathZone Books Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eBook Would you risk everything to save a stranger? Off the coast of Venice lurks Poveglia, the world’s most haunted isle, steeped in centuries of innocent blood. A deranged doctor who took great joy in torturing his patients in life continues to rule his abandoned asylum after death. Few go to Poveglia willingly, but medium Kate Carlsson has no choice. It’s her job. While struggling to retrieve a young girl’s soul, Kate uncovers some shocking truths about the evil on the island that challenges her own convictions and morals—and even her life.…

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    {Guest Post} Author J.H. Moncrieff on writing CITY OF GHOSTS

    Published by DeathZone Books Most of my novels begin with a “What if?”, and City of Ghosts was no different. It was a dark and stormy day, hardly the best time to leave the comfort of my ship to explore a ghost city in China. I’d acquired a bad cold during the three-day cruise down the Yangtze River, and the last thing I wanted to do was wander around in the downpour, sniffling and sneezing, while other tourists jabbed me in the eye with their umbrellas.  However, I did want to write about China, a country I’d fallen madly in love with during that month in 2014, but I’d yet…

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    {Review} A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE, by Josh Malerman

    Published by This Is Horror Format: Paperback Both seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. It sounded like the perfect first date: canoeing across a chain of lakes, sandwiches and beer in the cooler. But teenagers Amelia and James discover something below the water’s surface that changes their lives forever. It’s got two stories. It’s got a garden. And the front door is open. It’s a house at the bottom of a lake. For the teens, there is only one rule: no questions. And yet, how could a place so spectacular come with no price tag? While the duo plays house beneath the waves, one reality remains: Just because a house…

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    {Review} CITY OF GHOSTS (GhostWriters Series Book 1), by J.H. Moncrieff

    Published by DeathZone Books Format: eBook Winner of the 2018 Kindle Book Review Award for Horror/Suspense. On the day the villagers were forced to flee Hensu, not everyone got out alive. Jackson Stone is touring the abandoned Chinese city when he slips away from the group to spend the night, determined to publish an account of his ghostly experiences there. 
Then he meets Yuèhai, a strange, soft-spoken woman who can tell him the city’s secrets—secrets the Chinese government would kill to keep hidden. As Jackson uncovers the truth about Yuèhai and the ghost city, he’s drawn into a web of conspiracy, betrayal, and murder. He must risk everything to save…

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    {Review} THE INVITED, by Jennifer McMahon

    Published by Doubleday Format: eARC A chilling ghost story with a twist: the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter Peoplereturns to the woods of Vermont to tell the story of a husband and wife who don’t simply move into a haunted house–they build one . . . In a quest for a simpler life, Helen and Nate have abandoned the comforts of suburbia to take up residence on forty-four acres of rural land where they will begin the ultimate, aspirational do-it-yourself project: building the house of their dreams. When they discover that this beautiful property has a dark and violent past, Helen, a former history teacher, becomes consumed by the local…