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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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    {Review} SCAVENGER HUNT, by Michaelbrent Collings

    Published by Written Insomnia Press Genres: Crime, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Hard-Boiled, Horror, Psychological Horror, Thriller, Thrillers & Suspense Format: eARC “I already know all your names. As for me… you can call me Mr. Do-Good.”***Five strangers have woken up in a white room.  Apparently chosen at random, they have been kidnapped, drugged… and chosen to play the world’s most high-stakes scavenger hunt. Run by Mr. Do-Good, a madman who ides his identity behind a bloodstained smily-face mask, the contestants are given a series of deadly tasks to complete.  All they have to do to survive is… … complete every task…… on time..… and not break any of Do-Good’s rules. Breaking…

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    {Review} THE DARKEST VEIL, by Catherine Cavendish

    Published by Crossroad Press Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Ghost, Haunted House, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense Format: eBook We are The Thirteen. We are One 4 Yarborough Drive looked like any other late 19th century English townhouse. Alice Lorrimer feels safe and welcomed there, but soon discovers all is not as it appears to be. One of her housemates flees the house in terror. Another disappears and never returns. Then there are the sounds of a woman wailing, strange shadows and mists, and the appearance of the long-dead Josiah Underwood who founded a coven there many years earlier. The house is infested with his evil, and Alice and…

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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} 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…