• We Are Wormwood by Autumn Christian Book Cover
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    {Review} We Are Wormwood by Autumn Christian

    Ever since she was a child, Lily has been pursued by a demonic girl with wormwood eyes. As Lily struggles with her schizophrenic mother’s decline into insanity, the death of her somnambulist childhood love, and her own painful, disturbed adolescence, she must face the strange girl that haunts her. Yet something is chasing her that is much more dangerous.  A darkly surreal, drug-coated romance, We are Wormwood tells an inhuman love story, and the transformation that results from affection among monsters. Amazon | Goodreads “When I was fourteen years old the cats in the neighborhood started losing their eyes”  Eeeeeh! How’s that for a teaser? We Are Wormwood isn’t a…

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    {Review} Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond

    A mysterious lab. A sinister scientist. A secret history. If you think you know the truth behind Eleven’s mother, prepare to have your mind turned Upside Down in this thrilling prequel to the hit show Stranger Things. It’s the summer of 1969, and the shock of conflict reverberates through the youth of America, both at home and abroad. As a student at a quiet college campus in the heartland of Indiana, Terry Ives couldn’t be further from the front lines of Vietnam or the incendiary protests in Washington. But the world is changing, and Terry isn’t content to watch from the sidelines. When word gets around about an important government…

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    Cockblock by C.V. Hunt Review

    After the daily grind at their jobs all Sonya and Callie want is to enjoy a quiet night out together at a new restaurant. But making it to their reservation is proving to be a challenge. A few men on the street near their destination verbally assault them. And the situation quickly escalates into a nightmare. Once within the safety of the restaurant the two women discover it’s not just the men outside who’ve lost their minds, men everywhere have gone insane. And they believe they’ve found the origin of the mayhem. A radio in the kitchen is playing a hate filled message against women and it’s being delivered by…

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    Guest Review: The Horrors Hiding In Plain Sight by Rebecca Rowland

    Today we welcome Michael Aloisi to share his thoughts on Rebecca Rowland’s THE HORRORS HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT. Thanks for sharing with us, Michael! You can learn more about him at his website. If you have an original review you’d like to share with Horror After Dark please click HERE! Synopsis Three adolescent bullies discover that the vicious crime for which they were never charged will haunt them in unimaginably horrific ways; a dominatrix and a bondage fetishist befriend one another as one’s preoccupation grows to consume his life. A man persuades his wife to start a family, but her reluctant pregnancy comes with a dreadful side effect. A substitute…

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    Author Guest Post from J.H. Moncrieff

    I’m the girl who sprints toward the haunted house instead of running away.  That old adage “Write what you know” can be downright dangerous when you write dark fiction.  Venturing inside Hoia Baciu in Romania, often referred to as the world’s most haunted forest, resulted in a blinding migraine and powerful stomach cramps. (The forest tends to have that effect on people, even though extensive scientific testing has found no discernible cause.)  I risked life and limb exploring Poveglia, a deserted island off the coast of Venice that’s infamous for its haunted asylum and its gory history. When retelling the stories of the plague victims buried in mass graves and…