• Reading Recommendations

    Kimberly’s “Top Five Collections/Anthologies of 2018”

    Genres: Alien Contact, Bizarro, Cosmic Horror, Creature Feature, Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, General, Ghost, Gothic, Haunted House, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Mystery & Detective, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi, Southern Gothic, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook **These are my personal “Top Five Collections/Anthologies of 2018”.  These are collections that I have READ in 2018, not necessarily published in that year (although many were).**   THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER, by Calvin Demmer:  This collection of flash fiction stories was brought to my attention by fellow reviewers.  I honestly never thought much about “flash fiction” before.  If anything, I was under the assumption…

  • Book Reviews

    [Review] Bone White by Tim McWhorter

    Bone White by Tim McWhorter Published by PlotForge, Ltd. on 2015-08-01 Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, General, Horror, Mystery, Suspense, Teen Slasher, Thriller, Thrillers Pages: 280 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads New Paris, Ohio has a problem … Teenage girls are disappearing, leaving panic in the small town. Luke and Garrett, two high school seniors, escape from the growing paranoia with the well-worn routine of a fishing trip. But when their boat breaks down and the storm of the century rolls in, they’re forced into a different sort of refuge … One that may cost them their lives. A riveting tale of terror and perseverance. Listen, I love…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} PHANTOM EFFECT, Michael Aronovitz

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Phantom Effect by Michael Aronovitz Published by Start Publishing LLC on 2016-02-02 Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, General, Ghost, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Thriller Pages: 292 Format: ARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Jonathan Martin Delaware Deseronto is a six-foot-five serial killer with a problem. He’s stuck out on I-476 in a heavy November rainstorm with two flat tires and the dead bodies of a cop and a co-ed named Marissa Madison in his trunk. Desperate to get off the…

  • Author Interviews

    {Author Interview} William Meikle Chats with Horror After Dark!

    Genres: Cosmic Horror, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, General, Horror, Mystery, Mystery & Detective, Occult & Supernatural, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Horror After Dark welcomes William Meikle! Author of over 20 novels and hundreds of short stories published in 13 countries, we are incredibly honored to chat with him today! Thank you, Willie! A Few Writing Questions: I’m going to start with questions from a few of my HAD teammates, who are very excited to have an interview with you going up.  Jon Recluse wants to know: HAD:  You have brought to life so many characters: Carnacki, Sherlock Holmes, plus all the different flavors of yourown creations……the Derek Adams and Augustus Seton stories,…

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    {Review} SEEING EVIL, by Jason Parent

    I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Seeing Evil by Jason Parent Published by Red Adept Publishing, LLC on 2015-08-04 Genres: Crime, Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, General, Mystery & Detective, Police Procedural, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers Pages: 232 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Fate in plain sight. Major Crimes Detective Samantha Reilly prefers to work alone—she’s seen as a maverick, and she still struggles privately with the death of her partner. The only person who ever sees her softer side is Michael Turcotte, a teenager she’s known since she…