• Guest Post

    GUEST POST by Doris V. Sutherland

    Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror Here is the final installment in our series of five guest posts reviewing the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards’ Nominees. The content and opinions presented here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of the Horror After Dark team. Welcome to the final instalment in a five-part series reviewing the nominees for the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards. Having covered Best Short Story, Best Novella, Best Collectionand Best Anthology, all that remains is the category for Best Novel… Camp Slasher by Dan Padavona “Camp Slasher” is the kind of title that serves as an unambiguous genre signifier. Anybody with even a passing familiarity with 1980s…

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    Book Reviews,  Guest Reviews

    {Guest Review} The Amnesia Girl by Gerri R. Gray

    Today we welcome Isobel Blackthorn to share hers thoughts on Gerri R. Gray’s THE AMNESIA GIRL. Thanks for sharing with us, Isobel! You can learn more about Isobel at her website. If you have an original review you’d like to share with Horror After Dark please click HERE! Synopsis Filled with copious amounts of black humor, Gerri R. Gray’s first published novel is an offbeat adventure story that could be described as One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest meets Thelma and Louise. Flashback to 1974. Farika is a lovely young woman who wakes up one day to find herself a patient in a bizarre New York City psychiatric asylum. She has…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} HELLSWORLD HOTEL by Matthew Vaughn

    This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.HELLSWORLD HOTEL on June 30, 018 Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Haunted House, Horror, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 136 Buy on Amazon As the Halloween season approaches, the newest residents of small town Eminence are hard at work opening a haunted house attraction called Hellsworld Hotel. The local townsfolk are excited, especially the teenagers. Normally you would have to drive to one of the big cities for something like this. But local Sheriff Stan Maxell is skeptical, even more…

  • Book Reviews,  New Releases

    {Review} SCAPEGOAT, by Adam Howe and James Newman

    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.SCAPEGOAT by Adam Howe, James Newman Published by Honey Badger Press on October 5, 2018 Pages: 215 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon From Adam Howe, writer of Die Dog or Eat the Hatchet, and the winner of Stephen King's On Writing contest... and James Newman, acclaimed author of Odd Man Out and Animosity. March 29, 1987... For metalheads Mike Rawson, Lonnie Deveroux, and Pork Chop, an RV road trip to Wrestlemania III becomes a one-way ticket to hell. While delivering an illegal shipment…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} SPLATTERPUNK FIGHTING BACK, edited by Jack Bantry and Kit Power

    This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.SPLATTERPUNK FIGHTING BACK by Jack Bantry, Kit Power Published by Splatterpunk Zine on November 10, 2017 Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Supernatural Pages: 196 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon A row with a boyfriend leads to unexpected and bloody consequences... A high powered CEO undertakes a highly unusual therapy to take his career to the next level… A mother frantically searches for the child as the world burns… Featuring new fiction by Adam Millard, Matt Shaw, Bracken MacLeod, John Boden,…