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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} 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} LORDS OF THE DEEP, by Tim Meyer & Patrick Lacey

    Published by Severed Press Genres: Creature Feature, Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eBook Welcome to historic Lea Bay, home of maritime lore and the region’s most popular pirate festival. It was also the landing site of the infamous Lords of the Deep, ruthless pirates who once pillaged the area and said to have hidden a chest full of cursed treasure. But this year’s pirate festival will be different. This year, the Lords of the Deep are coming home. Recovering from the death of her husband, Daphne Jordan is thrust into a series of bizarre events leading up to the big celebration. Lea Bay locals…

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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} TEMPLE OF GHOSTS, by J.H. Moncrieff

    Published by DeathZone Books Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eBook Welcome to Egypt, where the line between god and monster is blurred… Medium Kate Carlsson has returned from Poveglia with her partner, Jackson Stone, but there’s no time for rest and relaxation. Strange things are happening in Kate’s sleepy Vermont town. Locusts lurk in her kitchen, frogs rain from the sky, and water turns to blood. Even worse, her friend—a noted Egyptologist—has vanished. To save her town and find her friend, Kate and Jackson must confront an ancient evil originating from the tombs and temples of Egypt. With the help of an…