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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 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} MARY: The Summoning (Bloody Mary, Book 1), by Hillary Monahan

    Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense, Young Adult Format: eBook There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her. Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them–Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna–must link hands, follow the rules . . . and never let go. A thrilling fear spins around the room the first time Jess calls her name: “Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary. BLOODY MARY.” A ripple of terror follows when a shadowy silhouette emerges through the fog, a specter trapped behind the mirror. Once is not enough, though–at…

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    {Review} POSSESSION: The Exorcist’s Apprentice 2, by Mark Lukens

    Published by Amazon Digital Services Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Paul and Danny are called to an emergency investigation in North Carolina where Trish, who is six months pregnant, believes that her husband’s brother, Seth, may be possessed by something evil. Seth has come to stay with Trish and Roger after leaving New York City, where an antique store owner was murdered and a small demonic statue was stolen. As supernatural events mount, Trish begins to believe that Seth may have taken the statue. Danny doesn’t want to go to North Carolina. He has grown closer to Cassie,…