• Book Cover Creature by Hunter Shea
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    Guest Review: Hunter Shea’s CREATURE

    Today we want to welcome back Lesley-Ann from Housewife of Horror. This time she shares her thoughts on Hunter Shea’s CREATURE. Thanks for sharing with us, Lesley-Ann! If you have an original review you’d like to share with Horror After Dark please click HERE! Synopsis The monsters live inside of Kate Woodson. Chronic pain and a host of autoimmune diseases have robbed her of a normal, happy life. Her husband Andrew’s surprise of their dream Maine lake cottage for the summer is the gift of a lifetime. It’s beautiful, remote, idyllic, a place to heal. But they are not alone. Something is in the woods, screeching in the darkness, banging on…

  • Skeletons In The Attic book cover by Michael Gore
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    Guest Review: Skeletons In The Attic by Michael Gore

    Today we welcome Madeline Irish to Horror After Dark with a guest review! Madeline is a reader, writer, lover, and dirty fighter. By day, she is a YA librarian in a town near Salem, Massachusetts; by night, she splits her hours between reading fabulous horror, suspense, and psychological fiction, deconstructing horror movies and wondering why she didn’t major in film criticism. She enjoys cooking things she will always add more salt to once they are on the table. Thanks for joining us, Madeline! Synopsis With fifteen dark and twisted tales, the mortician is back to terrify you once again. The author of the hit horror anthology, Tales From a Mortician,…

  • Book Cover: Siphon by A.A. Medina
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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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    {Guest Review by Maxine (Booklover Catlady)} The Litter by Kevin R. Doyle

    by Kevin R. Doyle Published by Night to Dawn Magazines & Books on February 13, 2015 Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Horror Pages: 300 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Karen Bannister is coming off a really bad year. Estranged from her father and her fiancé dead, she finds solace in her work with the city’s indigent, destitute, and lost. Then something, something savage and brutal, appears and begins preying on those she works to save. Now, from the depths of her own personal tragedy, Karen has to find the strength to lift herself up and, with the help of an unexpected ally, fight back against the darkness that threatens to overwhelm those…

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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…