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    {Review} The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror by William Meikle

    by William Meikle Published by Crystal Lake Publishing on 12.9.17 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Writers never really die; their stories live on, to be found again, to be told again, to scare again. In Victorian London, a select group of writers, led by Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker and Henry James held an informal dining club, the price of entry to which was the telling of a story by each invited guest. These are their stories, containing tales of revenant loved ones, lost cities, weird science, spectral appearances and mysteries in the fog of the old…

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    {Review} THE JOB, by William Meikle

    THE JOB by William Meikle Published by Crossroad Press on October 6, 2017 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural Pages: 65 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Dave Wilson is down on his luck, with gambling debts coming due. He takes on a risky burglary at a Scottish country house, but the job goes badly wrong, and all too soon Dave is embroiled in a fight he wants no part of—an ages-old battle for ownership of the house. Opposing factions are at work, and both want Dave's help. There are demons to fight, both metaphorical and literal, and there are hard choices to be…

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    {Review} The Dunfield Terror by William Meikle

    by William Meikle Published by Darkfuse on 4/7/15 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Sci-Fi Pages: 162 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads It starts with a strange glowing fog that arrives at the height of a snowstorm. A terror from the past has returned, bringing with it death and destruction that threatens to overrun the town. The old stories tell of a post-war experiment gone wrong, one that opened the way for the fog--or whatever was behind it--to begin its reign of terror. A small team of workmen are the last hope to keep their town alive through the long, storm-filled night. But the many horrors that await them are…

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    {Review} The Dunfield Terror by William Meikle

    by William Meikle Published by Darkfuse on April 7th 2015 Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural Pages: 162 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads It starts with a strange glowing fog that arrives at the height of a snowstorm. A terror from the past has returned, bringing with it death and destruction that threatens to overrun the town. The old stories tell of a post-war experiment gone wrong, one that opened the way for the fog—or whatever was behind it—to begin its reign of terror. A small team of workmen are the last hope to keep their town alive through the long, storm-filled night. But the many horrors that await them are…

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    {Review} The Plasm by William Meikle

    by William Meikle Published by Dark Regions Press on July 28, 2014 Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi Pages: 115 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads An interesting melding of sci-fi and Lovercraftian-infused horror, William Meikle’s The Plasm follows two narrative threads and a set of characters that become embroiled in a mystery which has existed for over a hundred years. There are derelict spaceships, doomed salvaging efforts, men in black type military figures, and a link to something beyond human reckoning which could ultimately doom us all … To be fair, this one is probably heavier on the sci-fi than is normally my cup of tea, but Meikle’s prose is as economical…