• Horror Community

    Horror Reviewer Directory

    Horror After Dark’s aim is to help our little community of horror people promote each other and share our love of all things dark. Below is an exhaustive list of active horror bloggers one of our crew members put together with the help of the horror community on Twitter. We hope you find it useful! This list includes writers, readers and bloggers of horror fiction only. These people will never charge you and if they do please let us know ASAP and they will be removed immediately. Please bookmark and share with all of your horror friendly people. This list will always be a work in progress. If you discover…

  • Guest Post

    GUEST POST by Doris V. Sutherland

    Genres: Bizarro, Dark Fiction, Erotic Horror, Extreme Horror Here is the third in our series of five guest posts reviewing the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards’ Nominees. The content and opinions presented here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of the Horror After Dark team. 2019 Splatterpunk Award Reviews: Best Collection Welcome back to this five-part series reviewing the finalists for the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards. The previous instalments have covered Best Short Storyand Best Novella; it is now time to take a look at the category that celebrates single-author collections… Walking Alone: Short Stories by Bentley Little The twenty-seven stories in this collection can be divided into two categories.…

  • New Releases

    July 2019 New Horror Releases #4

    Friday is here and so is our brand new list of newly released and upcoming releases in horror! If you are an author with a 2019 upcoming horror release that you’d like us to feature in these posts, please leave your book link in the comments! Reader additions are always welcome too. We want to include all the new horror. Also, please note publishing dates change constantly so please kindly note any changes in the comments. Available Now FIVE NOVELLAS, Jeff Strand In many ways, a novella is the perfect length for a tale of horror. Enough room for story and character development, yet short enough to get straight to the bloody…

  • Bunny Mona Awad
    Book Reviews

    {Review} Bunny by Mona Awad

    The Vegetarian meets Heathers in this darkly funny, seductively strange novel from the acclaimed author of 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl “We were just these innocent girls in the night trying to make something beautiful. We nearly died. We very nearly did, didn’t we?” Samantha Heather Mackey couldn’t be more of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England’s Warren University. A scholarship student who prefers the company of her dark imagination to that of most people, she is utterly repelled by the rest of her fiction writing cohort–a clique of unbearably twee rich girls who call each other “Bunny,” and seem to move and speak as…

  • Book Reviews

    {Review} IN THE SCRAPE, by James Newman & Mark Steensland

    Published by Silver Shamrock Publishing Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller Format: eBook Most kids dream about a new bike, a pair of top-dollar sneakers endorsed by their favorite athlete, or that totally awesome videogame everyone’s raving about. But thirteen-year-old Jake and his little brother Matthew want nothing more than to escape from their abusive father. As soon as possible, they plan to run away to California, where they will reunite with their mother and live happily ever after.It won’t be easy, though. After a scuffle with a local bully puts Jake’s arch-nemesis in the hospital, Sheriff Theresa McLelland starts poking her nose into their feud. During a…

  • New Releases

    July 2019 New Horror Releases #3

    Friday is here and so is our brand new list of newly released and upcoming releases in horror! If you are an author with a 2019 upcoming horror release that you’d like us to feature in these posts, please leave your book link in the comments! Reader additions are always welcome too. We want to include all the new horror. Also, please note publishing dates change constantly so please kindly note any changes in the comments. Available Now A FRESH START by Somer Canon Still hurting from her divorce, Melissa Caan makes a drastic life change for herself and her two young children by moving them out to a rural home.But the…