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    {Review} IN THE SHADOW OF SPINDRIFT HOUSE, by Mira Grant

    Published by Subterranean Press Genres: Cosmic Horror, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Haunted House, Horror, Lovecraftian, Mystery, Mystery & Detective, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Women Sleuths Format: Hardcover Nature abhors a straight line. The natural world is a place of curves and softened edges, of gentle mists and welcoming spirals. Nature remembers deviation; nature does not forgive. For Harlowe Upton-Jones, life has never been a straight line. Shipped off to live with her paternal grandparents after a mysterious cult killed her mother and father, she has grown up chasing the question behind the curve, becoming part of a tight-knit teen detective agency. But “teen” is a limited time…

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    {Review} NINTH HOUSE, by Leigh Bardugo

    Published by Flatiron Books Genres: Crime, Dark Fantasy, Dark Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Psychological Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller Format: Hardcover The mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo, a tale of power, privilege, dark magic, and murder set among the Ivy League elite Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug-dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. In fact, by age twenty, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s…

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    THE EXTINCTION AGENDA, by Michael Laurence

    Published by St. Martin's Press An FBI agent fights to stop a conspiracy to unleash a deadly virus on the world in this propulsive, exhilarating new thriller. The discovery of a deadly virus being smuggled across the border pits FBI Special Agent James Mason and his strike force against an unknown adversary hell-bent on humanity’s destruction. In a desperate effort to contain the pathogen, they launch a predawn raid, only to find that their enemy knows they’re coming…and it’s not about to be taken alive. An explosion rips through the building, killing the majority of Mason’s team, including his partner and mentor. Tormented by guilt, Mason returns to his home…

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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…

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    {Review} FEROCIOUS, by Jeff Strand

    Genres: comedy, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Suspense, Zombies Format: eBook From the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of THE HAUNTED FOREST TOUR and WOLF HUNT comes another action-packed over-the-top creature feature! Rusty Moss has raised his niece Mia since she was a baby. Now that she’s almost eighteen, he’s worried that the life he’s given her—living off the grid in a cabin deep in the woods—is holding her back from her full potential. But that angst gets pushed aside when the undead forest animals arrive. At first it’s just a squirrel—shockingly violent and almost impossible to kill. Followed by a grizzly bear, also aggressive and resilient, even when point-blank shotgun blasts…