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    {Review} THE TWISTED ONES, by T. Kingfisher

    Published by Gallery \ Saga Publishing Genres: Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Girls & Women, Lovecraftian, Noir, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense, Weird Tales Format: Paperback When a young woman clears out her deceased grandmother’s home in rural North Carolina, she finds long-hidden secrets about a strange colony of beings in the woods in this chilling novel that reads like The Blair Witch Project meets The Andy Griffith Show. When Mouse’s dad asks her to clean out her dead grandmother’s house, she says yes. After all, how bad could it be? Answer: pretty bad. Grandma was a hoarder, and her house is stuffed with useless rubbish. That would be horrific enough, but there’s more—Mouse…

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    {Review} Becoming by Glenn Rolfe

    Becoming by Glenn Rolfe Published by Alien Agenda Publishing Genres: Contemporary, Creature Feature, Horror, Science Fiction, Suspense Pages: 265 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Goodreads Something ancient has wormed its way up from the earth.... A change has come today. After Michele Cote's best friend disappears, no one believes her story about the thing responsible for his abduction. Forced to figure out the mystery for herself, Michele encounters terror she has never known, and witnesses the impossible. When other members of the community begin to change or vanish, Sheriff Shane Davis must look beyond reason in order to stop the evil seeping into this small town. With help from an…

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    {Review} SAVAGE JUNGLE: Lair Of the Orang Pendek, by Hunter Shea

    SAVAGE JUNGLE: Lair of the Orang Pendek by Hunter Shea Published by Severed Press on April 7, 2017 Genres: Creature Feature, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Thriller Pages: 189 Format: Paperback Buy on Amazon They are called the Orang Pendek, masters of the steamy Sumatran rain forest. Henrik Kooper watched his father die at the brutal hands of the orange-haired ape men. Having barely survived helping twins Natalie and Austin McQueen discover and destroy the beasts lurking in Loch Ness, it’s now his turn for vengeance. Within the treacherous jungles of Sumatra lies the fabled lost city of Gadang Ur. Its secrets are guarded by a savage band of Orang Pendek…

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    {Review} LOCH NESS REVENGE, by Hunter Shea

    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.LOCH NESS REVENGE by Hunter Shea Published by Severed Press on November 1, 2016 Genres: Creature Feature, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Suspense Pages: 149 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon Deep in the murky waters of Loch Ness, the creature known as Nessie has returned. Twins Natalie and Austin McQueen watched in horror as their parents were devoured by the world’s most infamous lake monster. Two decades later, it’s their turn to hunt the legend. But what lurks in the Loch is not what…

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    {Review} Suckers by Z Rider

    by Z Rider on 17th February 2015 (ebook); 25th November 2014 (paperback) Genres: Apocalyptic, Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 302 (ebook) Format: eARC Buy on Amazon Goodreads There’s an old adage deriding the judging of books by their covers. I’ve long thought that adage should be amended to more specifically target book blurbs, and I’m more convinced than ever that I’m right about this after reading Z Rider’s debut novel, Suckers. As you can see from higher up this page, the summarising blurb paints Suckers as some kind of hybrid zombie-vampire apocalyptic read, which frankly, sounded pretty damn good to me. But in reality, Rider here serves up something more akin…