• Skeletons In The Attic book cover by Michael Gore
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    Guest Review: Skeletons In The Attic by Michael Gore

    Today we welcome Madeline Irish to Horror After Dark with a guest review! Madeline is a reader, writer, lover, and dirty fighter. By day, she is a YA librarian in a town near Salem, Massachusetts; by night, she splits her hours between reading fabulous horror, suspense, and psychological fiction, deconstructing horror movies and wondering why she didn’t major in film criticism. She enjoys cooking things she will always add more salt to once they are on the table. Thanks for joining us, Madeline! Synopsis With fifteen dark and twisted tales, the mortician is back to terrify you once again. The author of the hit horror anthology, Tales From a Mortician,…

  • Book Cover: Siphon by A.A. Medina
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    Guest Review: Siphon by A.A. Medina

    Today we welcome Lesley-Ann from Housewife of Horror with a guest review of A.A. Medina’s SIPHON. Thanks for sharing with us, Lesley-Ann! Synopsis THERE IS AN URGE INSIDE YOU… Dr. Gary Phillips, the resident hematopathologist at Claybrook Medical Center, is a lonely man struggling with the duress of an all work and no play lifestyle.  Burdened with an unhealthy infatuation with his co-worker, a burning disdain for his boss, and an abusive relationship with his grandfather, Gary just can’t catch a break. That is, until a workplace accident ushers in a bizarre, but empowering experience that evokes a new sense of self, forcing repressed memories to surface while encouraging him…

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    Guest Review: Seduced by the Symbiote by Ashley Knott

    Today we have a bit of fun to liven up the place because as much as we love darkness here at HAD, one needs to lighten things up every now and again. And who better than Lilyn from Sci-fi and Scary to give us a dose of sarcasm and humor? Today she shares a little monsterporn. We hope you enjoy her review and if you feel inspired please feel free to submit your own! Synopsis Seduced by the Symbiote is a science fiction horror story of a tentacle alien monster and a fertile female!  Arianny is the captain of a deep space salvage vessel. She’s lonely, down on her luck…

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    {Guest Review by S.E. Casey} Creeping Waves by Matthew M. Bartlett

    Creeping Waves by Matthew M. Bartlett Published by Muzzleland Press on April 8, 2016 Genres: Horror, Weird Tales Pages: 274 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Goodreads Where is the real Leeds? How does one get there? Is it floating on the air-words and music you can almost reach out and grab like wriggling worms of sound and ether? Is it in the carnival that seethes under the corrupted church, drawing the lost along shadowy corridors and through the strangely angled Funhouse doors to the place where the city fathers perform secret rites with the goat-headed masters of the dark? Do you seek the Real Leeds? Venture out to a secluded…

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    {Review by Tony Jones} Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

    Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King, Richard Chizmar Published by Cemetery Dance Publications on May 16, 2017 Genres: Horror Pages: 175 Format: Hardcover Buy on Amazon Goodreads The little town of Castle Rock, Maine has witnessed some strange events and unusual visitors over the years, but there is one story that has never been told... until now. There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day in the summer of 1974 twelve-year-old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs, which are held by strong (if time-rusted) iron bolts and zig-zag up the cliffside. At the top…