• New Releases

    {New Release} DEAD OF WINTER, Kealan Patrick Burke

    by Kealan Patrick Burke on December 11, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror Pages: 94 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Winter isn’t coming…it’s already here, and with it comes a horror no door can keep out.It’s there in the yard, in the faces of the snowmen a young boy doesn’t remember building. It’s in the oddly empty streets below Santa Claus’s crumbling sleigh. It’s in the unnatural movement of the snow that suffocates a widower’s town, and in the cold eyes of a lonely man’s estranged children. Here, there is no holiday cheer, only spine-chilling fear, in the DEAD OF WINTER.Featuring seven stories, an introduction by the author, and a…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke

    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.Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke Published by Amazon Digital Services on September 12, 2017 Genres: Horror, Dark Fiction Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads In the wake of his infant daughter's tragic death, Steve Brannigan is struggling to keep himself together. Estranged from his wife, who refuses to be inside the house where the unthinkable happened, and unable to work, he seeks solace in an endless parade of old sitcoms and a bottle of bourbon. Until one night he hears a sound from…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} BLANKY, by Kealan Patrick Burke

    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.BLANKY by Kealan Patrick Burke on September 12, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Paranormal, Psychological Horror Pages: 73 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon In the wake of his infant daughter's tragic death, Steve Brannigan is struggling to keep himself together. Estranged from his wife, who refuses to be inside the house where the unthinkable happened, and unable to work, he seeks solace in an endless parade of old sitcoms and a bottle of bourbon. Until one night he hears a sound from…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} Garden of Fiends: Tales of Addiction Horror, edited by Mark Matthews

    Garden of Fiends by Glen Krisch, Jack Ketchum, Jessica McHugh, Johann Thorsson, John F.D. Taff, Kealan Patrick Burke, Mark Matthews, Max Booth III Published by Wicked Run Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Horror Buy on Amazon Goodreads The intoxication from a pint of vodka, the electric buzz from snorting cocaine, the warm embrace from shooting heroin--drinking and drugging provides the height of human experience. It's the promise of heaven on earth, but the hell that follows is a constant hunger, a cold emptiness. The craving to get high is an intense yearning similar to that which is felt by any blood thirsty monster. The best way to tell the…

  • Reading Recommendations

    Paul’s Top 10 Reads of 2015

    by Adam Light, Brett J Talley, Brian Hodge, Edward Lorn, Evans Light, Glenn Rolfe, Gregor Xane, Jason Parent, Jonathan Janz, Kealan Patrick Burke, Ray Wallace, Ronald Malfi, Shane McKenzie, Tim Lebbon Genres: Apocalyptic, Cosmic Horror, Extreme Horror, Horror, Supernatural, werewolves So 2015 winds to a close. And that means it’s time for me to reflect back on what has been a busy (though not insanely so) year of reading. I wound my way through upwards of 150-odd books this year – mostly novels and novellas with the very occasional graphic novel or short story wovem in for good measure. And the following are those that I found to be the…