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    {Review} Five Stories High edited by Jonathan Oliver

    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.by Jonathan Oliver, K.J. Parker, Nina Allan, Robert Shearman, Sarah Lotz, Tade Thompson Published by Solaris on December 2016 Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Ghost, Horror Pages: 320 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads One house, five hauntings, five chilling stories. Five Stories High is a collection of five novellas each set in the same house – Irongrove Lodge. This five storey Georgian mansion, once a grand detached property, has now been split into five apartments. This is a building with history, the very…

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    (Review) Wakening the Crow by Stephen Gregory

    by Stephen Gregory Published by Netgalley ARC, Solaris on November 11th 2014 Genres: Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 256 Format: eARC Buy on Amazon This was an eARC from NetGalley.   A masterpiece of dark fiction that weaves psychological horror with hints of the supernatural in a tale of a flawed family, fractured by tragedy, only to have their lives and sanity shattered by the presence of a carrion crow.   Just a crow. Simply that, and nothing more.   Or is it? There lies the rub.   Gregory invokes the unquiet ghost of Poe, in the figure of a small boy whose shadow looms large, yet deftly manages to surpass…