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    GUEST REVIEW: Julie Gooding reviews DUST DEVILS, by Jonathan Janz

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Horror Western, Paranormal, Suspense, Thriller, vampires Format: eBook When traveling actors recruited his wife for a plum role, Cody Wilson had no idea they would murder her. Twelve-year-old Willet Black was just as devastated the night the fiends slaughtered everyone he loved. Now Cody and Willet are bent on revenge, but neither of them suspects what they’re really up against. For the actors are vampires. Their thirst for human blood is insatiable. Even if word of their atrocities were to spread, it would take an army to oppose them. But it is 1885 in the wilds of New…

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    GUEST POST by Doris V. Sutherland

    This is the first of a series of five guest posts reviewing the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards’ Nominees. The content and opinions presented here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of the Horror After Dark team. 2019 Splatterpunk Award Reviews: Best Short Story Welcome to the first in a series of posts that will cover every single nominee for the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards! Due to be presented at KillerCon Austin on Saturday August 17, the awards celebrate horror fiction of the more extreme variety. To kick things off, let us take a look at the six contenders for the title of Best Short Story… “Virtue of…

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    {Guest Review} The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman

    Today we welcome Madeline Irish back to share her thoughts on Carol Goodman’s WIDOW’S HOUSE. 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 again, Madeline! If you have an original review you’d like to share with Horror After Dark please click HERE! Synopsis This chilling novel from the bestselling, award-winning…

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    Book Reviews,  Guest Reviews

    {Guest Review} The Amnesia Girl by Gerri R. Gray

    Today we welcome Isobel Blackthorn to share hers thoughts on Gerri R. Gray’s THE AMNESIA GIRL. Thanks for sharing with us, Isobel! You can learn more about Isobel at her website. If you have an original review you’d like to share with Horror After Dark please click HERE! Synopsis Filled with copious amounts of black humor, Gerri R. Gray’s first published novel is an offbeat adventure story that could be described as One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest meets Thelma and Louise. Flashback to 1974. Farika is a lovely young woman who wakes up one day to find herself a patient in a bizarre New York City psychiatric asylum. She has…

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    {Guest Review} Creamed by Cave Creatures by Chelsea Chaynes

    Today we have another visit from Lilyn of Sci-fi and Scary! She’s sharing another review of what we lovingly refer to as “monsterporn”. We hope you enjoy her review and if you feel inspired please feel free to submit your own right here! Synopsis Lina had waited four years to enter this cave, and her doctorate depended on it. But the deeper she goes, the scarier it gets, until a horde of cave monsters have their way with her… in the dark. Warning, this graphic and horrifying 5000 word story is for mature audiences only. It contains scenes of cave monster sex, pregnancy, and other scary situations and erotic scenes. Amazon…