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    {Review} CASTLE OF SORROWS, by Jonathan Janz

    CASTLE OF SORROWS by Jonathan Janz Published by Samhain Publishing on July 1, 2014 Genres: Horror Pages: 346 Format: Hardcover Buy on Amazon You can’t escape the creature in the catacombs! A year ago composer Ben Shadeland traveled to the Sorrows, a reportedly haunted island off the California coast, to find inspiration for a horror movie music score. Instead, he found madness, murder, and an ancient evil. His family barely survived the nightmare, and Ben swore he’d never return to the island or its accursed castle. Now Ben’s infant daughter has been kidnapped and Ben is convinced that the malevolent creature that lives in the catacombs beneath Castle Blackwood is…

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    {Review} The Monster Underneath by Matthew Franks

    by Matthew Franks Published by Samhain Publishing on 4.5.16 Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Psychological Horror Pages: 208 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Goodreads Reality can be the difference between a dream and a nightmare… Max Crawford isn’t a typical prison therapist. He uses his unusual psychic ability to walk with convicts through their dreams, reliving their unspeakable crimes alongside them to show them the error of their ways. Max always has to be on his toes to keep himself grounded, but the FBI agent waiting for him in his private office immediately puts him on edge. The bureau wants Max to go way outside his comfort zone to enter the…

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    {Review} I Kill in Peace by Hunter Shea

    by Hunter Shea Published by Samhain Publishing on 4.12.16 Genres: Dark Fiction Pages: 104 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Killing gets easier…with practice. Peter Blades is, in every sense of the word, an ordinary man. Hard worker, father, husband, a man content with small-town life. Except for one small fact—he’s slowly being turned into a ruthless killer. Compelled by mysterious texts to murder, he’s provided a fiery red Mustang and an ancient sword to carry out an ever-growing hit list. His jerkoff boss is victim number one. You always remember your first. By the time his sword sings through the air to dispatch a would-be school shooter, taking lives…

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    {Review} BLOOD SACRIFICES, by Brian Moreland

    by Brian Moreland Published by Samhain Publishing on April 5, 2016 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural Pages: 282 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon Some evils require sacrifices. From the author of Dead of Winter and The Devil’s Woods come four tales of blood-tingling horror. The Girl from the Blood Coven In this short prequel to The Witching House, when Abigail Blackwood claims her hippy commune family has been massacred, Sheriff Travis Keagan and his deputies investigate. They discover there’s more than weed smoking going on at Blevins House. Much more. The Witching House Sarah Donovan is scared of just about everything, but…

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    {Review} Where Nightmares Begin by Glenn Rolfe

    by Glenn Rolfe Published by Samhain Publishing on 3.8.16 Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror Pages: 216 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads Monsters can hide anywhere. Under a bridge, below the earth…or behind a smile. Abram’s Bridge When Li'l Ron realizes the beautiful girl he met under Abram’s Bridge is a ghost, he sets out to make things right for Sweet Kate. His quest leads him into a tangle of small-town secrets as he uncovers a story of heartbreak, violence…and fear. Boom Town Thirty years after a notorious UFO encounter, the town of Eckert, Wisconsin, is besieged by mysterious rumbles from deep…