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    {Review} ONE BY ONE, by D.W. Gillespie

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Suspense, Thriller Format: eARC The Easton family has just moved into their new fixer-upper, a beautiful old house that they bought at a steal, and Alice, the youngest of the family, is excited to explore the strange, new place. Her excitement turns to growing dread as she discovers a picture hidden under the old wallpaper, a child’s drawing of a family just like hers.  Soon after, members of the family begin to disappear, each victim marked on the child’s drawing with a dark black X. It’s up to her to unlock the grim mystery of…

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    {Review} VIOLET, by Scott Thomas

    Published by Inkshares Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eARC For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter. But for ten-year-old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying mother. Three decades later, loss returns—her husband killed in a car accident. And so, Kris goes home to the place where she first knew pain—to that summer house overlooking the crystal waters of Lost Lake. It’s there that Kris and her eight-year-old daughter will make a stand against grief. But a shadow has fallen over the quiet lake town of Pacington, Kansas. Beneath its surface,…

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    {Review} IF YOU SEE HER, by Ania Alhborn

    Published by Amazon Digital Services Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense Format: Paperback The house on Old Mill Road has stood in an open field for longer than Jesse Wells has been alive, its crooked windows and jutting turret tormenting the kids of Warsaw, Michigan the way only a haunted house knows how. Everyone imagines that something terrible lurks within the house’s abandoned rooms—especially Jesse and his two closest friends, Casey and Reed. But when Reed chooses the house as a backdrop for his own suicide, childhood ghost stories are transformed into a nightmare that sends Jesse into a downward spiral of grief. …

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    {Review} THE TOWN THAT FEARED DUSK, by Calvin Demmer

    Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Thriller, Weird Tales Format: eBook Sylvia Bernstein doesn’t want to end up on a dead-end path like a former journalism colleague. She begins searching the tabloid’s archives for a story that can get her career back on track. A strange bridge, with an abnormally high rate of suicides, seems like the perfect place to start. She journeys to the little town, eager to investigate, but encounters a tale far more sinister than she ever expected… 4.5 stars. Buy on Amazon THE TOWN THAT FEARED DUSK is a story from author Calvin Demmer. Previously, I had only read a collection…

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    {Review} HOUSE OF SKIN, Jonathan Janz

    Published by Flame Tree Press Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Haunted House, Horror, Mystery, Noir, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: Paperback “Fans of ghost stories like The Haunting of Hill House and Hell House will love this book.” – Horror Maiden Myles Carver is dead. But his estate, Watermere, lives on, waiting for a new Carver to move in. Myles’s wife, Annabel, is dead too, but she is also waiting, lying in her grave in the woods. For nearly half a century she was responsible for a nightmarish reign of terror, and she’s not prepared to stop now. She is hungry to live again…and her unsuspecting…