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    {Review} THE TOLL, by Cherie Priest

    Format: Paperback From Cherie Priest, the author of The Family Plot and Maplecroft, comes The Toll, a tense, dark, and scary treat for modern fans of the traditionally strange and macabre. The Verge—New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for JulyLit Reactor—Most Anticipated Horror Books of 2019 Take a road trip into a Southern gothic horror novel. Titus and Melanie Bell are on their honeymoon and have reservations in the Okefenokee Swamp cabins for a canoeing trip. But shortly before they reach their destination, the road narrows into a rickety bridge with old stone pilings, with room for only one car. Much later, Titus wakes up lying in the middle of the road, no bridge in…

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    {Review} NEVERNIGHT, by Jay Kristoff

    Published by St. Martin's Griffin Genres: Crime/Serial Killer, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Law & Crime, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: Paperback Nevernight is the first in an epic new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Jay Kristoff. In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family. Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father’s failed rebellion with her life. Alone and friendless, she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the…

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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} 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…

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    {Review} TERMINAL, by Michaelbrent Collings

    Published by Written Insomnia Press Genres: Contemporary, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook “[Collings] brings the reader close in and doesn’t want them to leave… I’d give this an A.” – Horror Drive-In All passengers, please prepare for departure… An employee, a cop, and six passengers; a prisoner, a stowaway, and a madman. “A great read.” – Sci-Fi and Scary These are the people waiting at the Lawton bus terminal.  “If you need a fast-paced thriller that chills and keeps you guessing, look no further…” – Horror Novel Reviews Mostly late-night travelers who want nothing more than to get to their destinations, and…