• 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…

  • Reading Recommendations

    “BEST BOOKS READ IN 2018”, by Kimberly

    Genres: Bizarro, Creature Feature, Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Ghost, Gothic, Haunted House, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Southern Gothic, Supernatural, Suspense, Thrillers, Thrillers & Suspense, Victorian, Weird Tales Format: eBook **Each year I average between 150-200 reviews, so I like to post a list of the year’s “Best Books Read” from my personal selection of reads.  These are not necessary books that were published in this calendar year (although many are), but books that I chose to read, and that left a strong impression on me–standing out from among the rest.  This particular year was a tough one, as my overall count was lower,…

  • Book Reviews,  New Releases

    {Review} MISS ABIGAIL’S ROOM, by Catherine Cavendish

    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.MISS ABIGAIL'S ROOM by Catherine Cavendish Published by Crossroad Press on July 8, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Southern Gothic, Supernatural, Suspense Pages: 93 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon It wasn’t so much the blood on the floor that Becky minded. It was the way it kept coming back… As the lowest ranking parlor maid at Stonefleet Hall, Becky gets all the dirtiest jobs. But the one she hates the most is cleaning…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} SHILOH, by Philip Fracassi

    SHILOH by Philip Fracassi Published by Lovecraft eZine Press on April 25, 2018 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Southern Gothic, Supernatural Pages: 70 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon For two days in the year 1862, the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War held theatre in southern Tennessee – a patch of land called Shiloh. Thousands of soldiers on both sides of the conflict lost their lives, and tens of thousands more were badly injured. For twin brothers Henry and William, infantry soldiers in the Confederate Army, the battle held more than the horrors of war. It was a portal to something beyond mankind, where…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} LINDEN MANOR, by Catherine Cavendish

    LINDEN MANOR by Catherine Cavendish Published by Crossroad Press on January 11, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Gothic, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Southern Gothic, Supernatural, Thriller, witch Pages: 93 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Have you ever been so scared your soul left your body? All her life, Lesley Carpenter has been haunted by a gruesome nursery rhyme—“The Scottish Bride”—sung to her by her great grandmother. To find out more about its origins, Lesley visits the mysterious Isobel Warrender, the current hereditary owner of Linden Manor, a grand house with centuries of murky history surrounding it. But her visit transforms into a nightmare…