• Book Reviews

    {Review} INSIDE THE ASYLUM (A Kathy Ryan novel), by Mary SanGiovanni

    Published by Lyrical Underground Genres: Cosmic Horror, Creature Feature, Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Suspense, Thrillers & Suspense, Women Sleuths Format: eBook From “master of cosmic horror” (Library Journal) Mary SanGiovanni, comes the latest terrifying novel featuring occult specialist Kathy Ryan . . . A mind is a terrible thing to destroy . . . Kathy has been hired to assess the threat of patient Henry Banks, an inmate at the Connecticut-Newlyn Hospital for the Criminally Insane, the same hospital where her brother is housed. Her employers believe that Henry has the ability to open doors to other dimensions with his mind—making him…

  • 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} DOCTOR PERRY, by Kirsten McKenzie

    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.DOCTOR PERRY by Kirsten McKenzie Published by Squabbling Sparrows Press on April 26, 2018 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Pages: 316 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Under the Hippocratic Oath, a doctor swears to remember that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug. Doctor Perry assures his elderly patients at the Rose Haven Retirement Home that he can offer warmth, sympathy, and understanding. Doctor Perry is a liar. Hiding from…

  • Book Reviews,  New Releases

    {Review} FORSAKEN, by Michael McBride

    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.FORSAKEN by Michael McBride Series: A Unit 51 Novel (2) Published by Pinnacle Books on April 24, 2018 Genres: Alien, Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 432 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon “McBride writes with the perfect mixture of suspense and horror that keeps the reader on edge.” —Examiner IT HAS SURVIVED At a research station in Antarctica, scientists discovered a strange and ancient organism. They thought they could study it, classify it, control it.…

  • Book Reviews,  New Releases

    {Review} RETURN TO DYATLOV PASS, by J.H. Moncrieff

    RETURN TO DYATLOV PASS by J.H. Moncrieff Published by Severed Press on March 12, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 186 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon In 1959, nine Russian students set off on a skiing expedition in the Ural Mountains. Their mutilated bodies were discovered weeks later. Their bizarre and unexplained deaths are one of the most enduring true mysteries of our time. Nearly sixty years later, podcast host Nat McPherson ventures into the same mountains with her team, determined to finally solve the mystery of the Dyatlov Pass incident. Her plans are thwarted on the first night, when two…