horror

Happy Bookaversary!!!

Looking for something good to read? Reaper was released one year ago today, and for one day only, it’s FREE! My good friend, Jonny, over at Jaunts and Haunts, wrote this chilling young adult novella. Check out my review here. Seize the day! Grab your free copy of Reaper today. Blurb: Gregory and his little… Continue reading Happy Bookaversary!!!

book review, horror, magical readathon

It Calls From The Forest

If you go into the woods, be sure to go in disguise. There be monsters in this anthology! It Calls From The Forest contains 24 horror short stories on the theme of dark things lurking among the trees. I found this to be a very solid anthology, with stories of a high standard. As with… Continue reading It Calls From The Forest

horror, NaNoWriMo, writing, writing challenge

Camp NaNoWriMo Update

Can you believe that it is Wednesday once again? I’m never great at knowing what day it is at the best of times, but I’m feeling particularly nebulous these days, and I don’t think I’m the only one. Writing is going well and I’m over halfway through Dead Jimmy. My outline made all the difference,… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo Update

book review, horror

Blood Journey by Henry Lewis Sanders and Terrie Leigh Relf

Full of sex, demons and revenge, this tale of blood drinkers falls closer to Anne Rice than Bram Stoker on the spectrum of vampire novels. After destroying Andora, high priestess of the Dark Church of Hekatae, Vasilie flees England with his fellow vampires - Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, and the triplets Ganymede, Endron and Dorian. Their… Continue reading Blood Journey by Henry Lewis Sanders and Terrie Leigh Relf

book review, horror

Thornhill by Pam Smy

Drawings and a diary combine to produce a moving story of neglected youth. In 2017, Ella has just moved into a house across from the ruins of Thornhill house, which used to be an orphanage in the 1980’s. In 1982, Mary writes about her traumatic experiences in Thornhill. This story is deceptively simple. Ella’s story… Continue reading Thornhill by Pam Smy