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    GUEST POST, by Doris V. Sutherland

    Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror Here is the fourth 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 fourth in a five-part series reviewing each finalist for the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards. With the categories for short stories, novellas and single-author collections covered,  the next category on the agenda is Best Anthology… The Black Room Manuscripts Volume Four, edited by Tracy Fahey and J. R. Park The fourth and final installment of the Black Room Manuscripts anthology series boasts a total of…

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    {Review} INSIDE THE ASYLUM (A Kathy Ryan novel), by Mary SanGiovanni

    Published by Lyrical Underground Genres: Cosmic Horror, Creature Feature, Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Suspense, Thrillers & Suspense, Women Sleuths Format: eBook From “master of cosmic horror” (Library Journal) Mary SanGiovanni, comes the latest terrifying novel featuring occult specialist Kathy Ryan . . . A mind is a terrible thing to destroy . . . Kathy has been hired to assess the threat of patient Henry Banks, an inmate at the Connecticut-Newlyn Hospital for the Criminally Insane, the same hospital where her brother is housed. Her employers believe that Henry has the ability to open doors to other dimensions with his mind—making him…

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    {Review} TRIBESMEN by Adam Cesare

    Published by Black T-Shirt Books Genres: Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Format: Paperback “Sick and sardonic and just plain brilliant.” -Duane Swierczynski, author of CANARY and EXPIRATION DATE  “Sometimes everything goes wrong, in the best possible way. Think Snuff and Cannibal Holocaust meeting at a midnight movie. And then give one of them a camera, the other a knife.” – Stephen Graham Jones, author of MONGRELS and THE LAST FINAL GIRL  Thirty years ago, cynical sleazeball director Tito Bronze took a tiny cast and crew to a desolate island. His goal: to exploit the local tribes, spray some guts around, cash in…

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    {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…

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    {Review} THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER, by Calvin Demmer

    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.THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER by Calvin Demmer Published by Unnerving on June 5, 2018 Genres: Apocalyptic, Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gothic, Horror, Mystery, Noir, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Suspense Pages: 83 Format: eBook Buy on Amazon The world’s fate lies with a comatose young girl; an android wants to remember a human she once knew under Martian skies; men at sea learn that the ocean is a realm far different from land, where an unforgiving god rules;…