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    {Review} THE CORRUPTION OF ALSTON HOUSE, by John Quick

    Published by Silver Shamrock Publishing Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Haunted House, Horror, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eARC Katherine’s life has been on a downhill turn, filled with tragedy and heartbreak. When she bought Alston House in the small Tennessee town of Poplar Bend, she hoped it would be the chance to turn things around, center herself again, and get serious about her art. True, it was a risk buying a house virtually sight unseen through the internet, but she knew it needed some extensive renovations, so what could go wrong?What the real estate agent never told her was that Alston House had a history that was…

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    {Review} LUCIFER’S MANSION: A Hellsworld Hotel Prequel, by Matthew Vaughn

    Published by Amazon Digital Services Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Haunted House, Horror, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Teen Slasher Format: eARC It’s Halloween night and for one small town it means the opening of the first haunted house attraction in their community, Lucifer’s Mansion. A strange new family named The Harrington’s moved into an old school house and transformed the building over the summer. Now, on a warm October night, the place has opened to the public. Everyone’s excited to get in to Lucifer’s Mansion, but how many of them are actually coming out? Lucifer’s Mansion is a dark and extreme story set a few years before…

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    {Review} BOTTLED, by Stephanie Ellis

    Published by Silver Shamrock Publishing Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eARC The house was his, an unwanted and unwelcome inheritance. As a child, Tyler Torrence spent many miserable hours beneath its roof, hating his grandfather and the man’s housekeeper, Mrs. Waites. His only escape during those visits had been via the impossible bottles created by his granddad; bottles holding miniature worlds in which he could lose himself for hours. Sometimes however, he sensed something else living in the house and in the bottles and when he returned home, he took the nightmares with him.Now an adult, Tyler decides one last visit…

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    {Review} BEYOND THE GATE (A Kathy Ryan novel), by Mary SanGiovanni

    Published by Lyrical Press Genres: Alien Contact, Cosmic Horror, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Women Sleuths Format: eARC Kathy Ryan’s work as an occult investigator often leads her to the outskirts of society, law, and even reality…Knowing that other dimensions exist is one thing. Venturing into them is quite another. In the course of its experiments, Paragon Corp—a government-sourced theoretical physics research institute—has discovered a supposedly empty alternate world. There is strange, alien flora but seemingly no sentient beings…just a huge, abandoned city that a team of scientists is sent to explore. Then the scientists disappear. Kathy Ryan is hired…

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    {Review} SCAVENGER HUNT, by Michaelbrent Collings

    Published by Written Insomnia Press Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Hard-Boiled, Horror, Psychological Horror, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Format: eARC “I already know all your names. As for me… you can call me Mr. Do-Good.”***Five strangers have woken up in a white room.  Apparently chosen at random, they have been kidnapped, drugged… and chosen to play the world’s most high-stakes scavenger hunt. Run by Mr. Do-Good, a madman who ides his identity behind a bloodstained smily-face mask, the contestants are given a series of deadly tasks to complete.  All they have to do to survive is… … complete every task…… on time..… and not break any of Do-Good’s rules. Breaking…