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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…

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    {Review} THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE, by J.H. Moncrieff

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Police Procedural, Psychological Horror, Suspense Format: eARC People are dying at Strong Lake, and the worst is yet to come. An idyllic weekend camping trip is cut short when Reese Wallace’s friends are brutally murdered. As the group’s only survivor, Reese is the prime suspect, and his story doesn’t make much sense. A disembodied voice warning him to leave the campground the night before? A strange, blackened tree that gave him an electric shock when he cut it down for firewood? Detective Greyeyes isn’t having any of it―until she hears the voice herself and finds…

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    {Review} ONE BY ONE, by D.W. Gillespie

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Format: eARC The Easton family has just moved into their new fixer-upper, a beautiful old house that they bought at a steal, and Alice, the youngest of the family, is excited to explore the strange, new place. Her excitement turns to growing dread as she discovers a picture hidden under the old wallpaper, a child’s drawing of a family just like hers.  Soon after, members of the family begin to disappear, each victim marked on the child’s drawing with a dark black X. It’s up to her to unlock the grim mystery of…

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    {Review} VIOLET, by Scott Thomas

    Published by Inkshares Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eARC For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter. But for ten-year-old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying mother. Three decades later, loss returns—her husband killed in a car accident. And so, Kris goes home to the place where she first knew pain—to that summer house overlooking the crystal waters of Lost Lake. It’s there that Kris and her eight-year-old daughter will make a stand against grief. But a shadow has fallen over the quiet lake town of Pacington, Kansas. Beneath its surface,…

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    {Review} THE INVITED, by Jennifer McMahon

    Published by Doubleday Format: eARC A chilling ghost story with a twist: the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter Peoplereturns to the woods of Vermont to tell the story of a husband and wife who don’t simply move into a haunted house–they build one . . . In a quest for a simpler life, Helen and Nate have abandoned the comforts of suburbia to take up residence on forty-four acres of rural land where they will begin the ultimate, aspirational do-it-yourself project: building the house of their dreams. When they discover that this beautiful property has a dark and violent past, Helen, a former history teacher, becomes consumed by the local…