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    Guest Review: Siphon by A.A. Medina

    Today we welcome Lesley-Ann from Housewife of Horror with a guest review of A.A. Medina’s SIPHON. Thanks for sharing with us, Lesley-Ann! Synopsis THERE IS AN URGE INSIDE YOU… Dr. Gary Phillips, the resident hematopathologist at Claybrook Medical Center, is a lonely man struggling with the duress of an all work and no play lifestyle.  Burdened with an unhealthy infatuation with his co-worker, a burning disdain for his boss, and an abusive relationship with his grandfather, Gary just can’t catch a break. That is, until a workplace accident ushers in a bizarre, but empowering experience that evokes a new sense of self, forcing repressed memories to surface while encouraging him…

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    In The River by Jeremy Robert Johnson Review

    An intensely moving tale of survival and madness along the river’s edge. A father and son fishing lesson become a nightmarish voyage to the sea in this visionary testament to the lengths we will go for those we love. 100% of JRJ’s first month of royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Portland Homeless Family Solutions to aid them in the difficult work of helping families with children find safety and security during times of struggle. Amazon | Goodreads I received this novella in a recent Nightworms subscription box. You can find out more about this amazing horror box by clicking here. This little book looks…

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    {Review} IN THE RIVER, by Jeremy Robert Johnson

    IN THE RIVER by Jeremy Robert Johnson Published by Amazon Digital Services on August 4, 2017 Genres: Horror Pages: 137 Format: eBook, Paperback Buy on Amazon "In the River is a brilliant offering; the pain and strange beauty of it will wash over you and sweep you away."―Scream Magazine "Gripping, horrifying, surreal...Think The Old Man and the Sea meets The Pearl meets Pet Sematary...But, dare I say it, In the River takes you to even darker places..."―Verbicide An intensely moving tale of survival and madness along the river's edge. A father and son fishing lesson become a nightmarish voyage to the sea in this visionary testament to the lengths we…

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    Beast Film Review

    We’re going to be adding new content that may be a bit different than what you’ve seen in the past here at Horror After Dark. In addition to the fiction reviews and author interviews we’ve always done, we will also be reviewing the occasional dark film. Today we’re looking at Beast which caught Laurie’s eye while she was taking a little break from the books. We hope you enjoy our new feature and that some of you will share your recent horror movie finds with us in the comments. Or better yet, submit a guest review that we can feature on the site! BEAST is a moody film about a…

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    Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

    No one wants to be a victim, but most find the event too hypnotic to ignore. In order to save their traveling carnival from bankruptcy, the Binewskis are creating their own brood of sideshow freaks. Under Al’s careful direction, the pregnant Lil ingests radioisotopes, insecticides, and arsenic to make her babies “special”. As the oldest daughter, albino dwarf Olympia, puts listeners in the ring-side seat, her family’s incredible drama erupts and spills over into the “normal” world. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart, this brilliantly daring novel is shocking and delightful. Christina Moore’s vibrant narration conspires with Katherine Dunn’s evocative, energetic prose to shock us at seeing something…