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    “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,…

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    {Review} CHILDGRAVE, by Ken Greenhall

    CHILDGRAVE by Ken Greenhall Published by Valancourt Books on November 7, 2017 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Victorian Pages: 276 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon When photographer Jonathan Brewster’s four-year-old daughter Joanne tells him about her new invisible friends, he doesn’t think too much about it. But then he sees them for himself: weird and uncanny images of the dead appearing in his photographs. The apparitions seem to have some connection to Childgrave, a remote village in upstate New York with a deadly secret dating back three centuries. Jonathan and Joanne feel themselves oddly drawn to Childgrave, but will they survive the horrors…

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    {Review} THE VALANCOURT BOOK OF HORROR STORIES: Volume Two, edited by James D. Jenkins and Ryan Cagle

    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.THE VALANCOURT BOOK OF HORROR STORIES: Volume Two Series: Volume Two Published by Valancourt Books on October 2, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Victorian Pages: 292 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Valancourt Books has earned a reputation as one of the foremost publishers of lost and rediscovered classics, reissuing more than 400 unjustly neglected works from the late 18th century all the way to the early 21st. In this second volume of rare…

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    {Review} ELIZABETH: A Novel of the Unnatural, by Ken Greenhall

    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.ELIZABETH: A Novel of the Unnatural by Ken Greenhall Published by Valancourt Books on April 2, 2017 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Girls & Women, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Victorian Pages: 127 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon “If you were to go into your bedroom tonight – perhaps by candlelight – and sit quietly before the large mirror, you might see what I have seen. Sit patiently, looking neither at yourself nor at the glass. You might notice that the image…

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    {Review} DEVIL IN THE DARKNESS, by Archie Roy

    THE DEVIL IN THE DARKNESS by Archie Roy Published by Valancourt Books on October 9, 2016 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Victorian Pages: 192 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon En route to their honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands, Paul and Carol Wilson lose their way in an unseasonable blizzard and are forced to take shelter in remote Ardvreck House. But this sprawling, dilapidated Victorian mansion, with its reputation as the scene of violent unsolved mysteries, is also playing host to an eclectic and mysterious group of people who are engaged in a bizarre experiment. It soon becomes clear that even more threatening…