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    {Review} IN THE RIVER, by Jeremy Robert Johnson

    IN THE RIVER by Jeremy Robert Johnson Published by Amazon Digital Services on August 4, 2017 Genres: Horror Pages: 137 Format: eBook, Paperback Buy on Amazon "In the River is a brilliant offering; the pain and strange beauty of it will wash over you and sweep you away."―Scream Magazine "Gripping, horrifying, surreal...Think The Old Man and the Sea meets The Pearl meets Pet Sematary...But, dare I say it, In the River takes you to even darker places..."―Verbicide An intensely moving tale of survival and madness along the river's edge. A father and son fishing lesson become a nightmarish voyage to the sea in this visionary testament to the lengths we…

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    {Review} STIRRING THE SHEETS, by Chad Lutzke

    STIRRING THE SHEETS by Chad Lutzke Published by Bloodshot Books on April 13, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Weird Tales Pages: 130 Format: eBook, Paperback Buy on Amazon An elderly funeral home worker, struggling with the loss of his wife, finds an unnatural attraction to a corpse at work resembling his late bride in her younger years. A story of desperation, loneliness and letting go. STIRRING THE SHEETS is the first novella I have read by author Chad Lutzke. After finishing this one in a single sitting, I am so glad I already have two additional books of his in my TBR pile to read next! I’ll…

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    {Review} THE RUST MAIDENS, by Gwendolyn Kiste

    THE RUST MAIDENS by Gwendolyn Kiste Published by JournalStone on November 16, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller, Weird Tales Pages: 218 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Something’s happening to the girls on Denton Street. It’s the summer of 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio, and Phoebe Shaw and her best friend Jacqueline have just graduated high school, only to confront an ugly, uncertain future. Across the city, abandoned factories populate the skyline; meanwhile at the shore, one strong spark, and the Cuyahoga River might catch fire. But none of that compares to what’s happening in their own west side neighborhood. The girls Phoebe and Jacqueline have…

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    {Review} REBECCA, by Daphne du Maurier

    REBECCA by Daphne du Maurier Published by Little, Brown and Company on December 17, 2013 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 449 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Rebecca is a work of immense intelligence and wit, elegantly written, thematically solid, suspenseful.." --Washington Post "Daphne du Maurier created a scale by which modern women can measure their feelings." --Stephen King Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's…

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    {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…