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    GUEST POST by Doris V. Sutherland

    Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Erotic Horror, Extreme Horror Here is the third in our series of five guest posts reviewing the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards’ Nominees. The content and opinions presented here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of the Horror After Dark team. 2019 Splatterpunk Award Reviews: Best Collection Welcome back to this five-part series reviewing the finalists for the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards. The previous instalments have covered Best Short Storyand Best Novella; it is now time to take a look at the category that celebrates single-author collections… Walking Alone: Short Stories by Bentley Little The twenty-seven stories in this collection can be divided into two categories.…

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    {Review} Drop Dead Gorgeous by Donald Allen Kirch

    by Donald Allen Kirch on 2.5.16 Genres: Bizarro, Crime, Dark Fiction, Erotic Horror, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Thriller Pages: 166 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads "Would you like to hear a story?" The man couldn't help himself. His captor was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. Her powerful eyes held his attention and made him forget that she had him confined in a basement; his hands and feet bound with duct tape. His heart raced as he meekly nodded his head 'yes' to the question. After getting past the terror and discomfort, he reasoned that there was nothing to worry about. He would be missed. He had…

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    {Review} The Angel and the King of Cruel by W.T. Shad

    by W.T. Shad Published by Coccinella Publishing on 11.1.15 Genres: Bizarro, Contemporary, Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Erotic Horror, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror Pages: 255 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Out of the Lilac City comes a powerful narrative to rival the finest fiction written today. A cult classic Horror/Mystery. A crime novel of notoriously violent proportions. Sensational, dark and disturbing, this poetic, raw study of the human condition promises to emerge as a literary monument. Enter at your own risk. Lilac City. A place where the corruption runs as deep as the hell the city represents for so many. Certainly for Stevie, the prostitute, junkie, protagonist…

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    {Review} The Sadist’s Bible

    by Nicole Cushing Published by 01Publishing on 4.5.16 Genres: Cosmic Horror, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Erotic Horror, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Gay Literature, Horror, Psychological Horror Pages: 87 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads How well do you know the people you chat with on a social network? Thirty-seven year old Ellie Blake is about to find out. Her Bible Belt community wouldn't dare accept her if she came out as a lesbian. Her husband, her pastor, and her neighbors would be scandalized by such a disclosure. But Ellie's desire for another woman's intimate touch grows stronger with each passing day, as does her desire to be dominant – to tell…

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    {Review} Voices of the Damned by Barbie Wilde

    by Barbie Wilde Published by Scary Tales Publications on 10.31.15 Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Erotic Horror, Extreme Horror, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Supernatural Pages: 224 Format: eARC Goodreads Enter into the mind of Barbie Wilde whose disturbing interior world teems with the voices of rebellious female demons, devilish witches, semen-hungry neo-vampires, raging gods and home invaders, the fiends of sleep paralysis, pint sized storefront preachers with a whiff of sulfur, body horrors of the most grotesque kind, clandestine aliens and Zulu zombies. These truly are the Voices of the Damned: Eleven short horror stories from Barbie Wilde, actress (Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Death Wish 3) and dark crime-horror…