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    {Review} THE DARK GAME, by Jonathan Janz

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook Ten writers are selected for a summer-long writing retreat with the most celebrated and reclusive author in the world. Their host is the legendary Roderick Wells. Handsome, enigmatic, and fiendishly talented, Wells promises to teach his pupils about writing, about magic, about the untapped potential that each of them possesses. Most of all, he plans to teach them about the darkness in their hearts.  The writers think they are signing up for a chance at riches and literary prestige. But they are really entering the twisted imagination of a deranged…

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    {Review} THE FAMILY PLOT by Cherie Priest

    Published by Tor Books Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Haunted House, Horror, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eBook SYNOPSIS: From Cherie Priest, author of the enormously successful Boneshaker, The Family Plot is a haunted house story for the ages—atmospheric, scary, and strange, with a modern gothic sensibility that’s every bit as fresh as it is frightening. Music City Salvage is owned and operated by Chuck Dutton: master stripper of doomed historic properties and expert seller of all things old and crusty. Business is lean and times are tight, so he’s thrilled when the aged and esteemed Augusta Withrow appears in his office. She has a massive family estate to unload—lock, stock, and barrel. For…

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    {Review} THE NIGHTMARE GIRL, Jonathan Janz

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Thriller Format: eBook Buy on Amazon 4.5* THE NIGHTMARE GIRL begins with our main character, Joe Crawford, intervening when he witnesses a young mother physically abusing her infant son at a gas station. What he doesn’t count on, is the fact that the abuser and her psychotic mother are part of a long-time cult dealing with the power of fire. Now, Joe has an entire sect of zealots out for his blood–and that of his own family. The pacing of this book was fantastic–page turning every step of the way. There was tangible sense of…

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    {Review} FOREST OF GHOSTS (GhostWriters Book 4), by J.H. Moncrieff

    Published by DeathZone Books Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook Jackson Stone is sick of ghosts. With his love life in shambles, he heads to Romania for a horror writers’ retreat, hoping it will be a break from the supernatural and breathing space from his relationship with medium Kate Carlsson. But as his fellow writers begin disappearing or losing their minds, he realizes he needs Kate’s help.  When Jackson loses his own memory, Kate’s love is the only thing that can bring him back. But she’s falling for the man responsible for the evil in Romania. A man…

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    {Review} ANTARCTIC ICE BEASTS, by Hunter Shea

    Published by Severed Press Genres: Creature Feature, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook The South Pole in winter is one of the deadliest places on Earth. The seven person crew of the US Freedom Base lives alone in months of utter darkness with no hope of help or rescue. A freak storm batters the walls and threatens to expose them to the deadly cold. All they can do is wait…and pray.  The ground quakes. An alien screech rips through the night. There’s something, or someone, lurking outside. Fists bang on the walls. Each tiny crack in the base spells death by hypothermia.  Untold…