• Book Reviews

    {Review} SCAVENGER HUNT, by Michaelbrent Collings

    Published by Written Insomnia Press Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Hard-Boiled, Horror, Psychological Horror, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Format: eARC “I already know all your names. As for me… you can call me Mr. Do-Good.”***Five strangers have woken up in a white room.  Apparently chosen at random, they have been kidnapped, drugged… and chosen to play the world’s most high-stakes scavenger hunt. Run by Mr. Do-Good, a madman who ides his identity behind a bloodstained smily-face mask, the contestants are given a series of deadly tasks to complete.  All they have to do to survive is… … complete every task…… on time..… and not break any of Do-Good’s rules. Breaking…

  • 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

    “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

    {Review} X’S FOR EYES, by Laird Barron

    X'S FOR EYES by Laird Barron Published by JournalStone on December 11, 2015 Genres: comedy, Cosmic Horror, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense, Weird Tales Pages: 94 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Brothers Macbeth and Drederick Tooms should have it made as fair-haired scions of an impossibly rich and powerful family of industrialists. Alas, life is complicated in mid-1950s USA when you're child heirs to the throne of Sword Enterprises, a corporation that has enshrined Machiavelli's The Prince as its operating manual and whose patriarch believes, Now I am become Death, the destroyer…

  • Book Reviews,  New Releases

    {Review} PREDATORS, by Michaelbrent Collings

    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.PREDATORS by Michaelbrent Collings Published by Written Insomnia Press on September 4, 2018 Genres: Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Pages: 351 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon "[A]n exciting, visceral, inventive tale of survival in the most primal of settings." - Screamfix "A well written, dark and emotional read..." - Horror Drive-in "[S]cary, gory and suspenseful, and will keep you reading late into the night..." - Monster Librarian ---- She is one of the only…