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Short Story Review: 3 Story Edition

Three horror short stories from three different masters of the genre. After rewatching the Nicolas Cage movie of the same name, I noticed that it had been adapted from a Tim Lebbon story and decided to check out the source material. I’m so glad that I did. Concerning the dissolution of a marriage after the… Continue reading Short Story Review: 3 Story Edition

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Fiction: They’re Coming To Get You

Nina saw the overturned boat first, caught up in the weeds near the side of the lake, and then the dozen dead bodies sprawled naked on the shore. Dad had brought her to the park to feed the ducks, but he’d forgotten the bread, and now he sat on the bench glued to his phone.… Continue reading Fiction: They’re Coming To Get You

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Fiction: The Screaming Stones by Iseult Murphy

Mandrake followed the path through the snow to the screaming stones. He found them arranged on an altar at the foot of the mountain where the trees ended. Some were big stones, carved with intricate representations of people in fine clothes. Others were small, the figures simply done. Each one contained a soul. “Wait, don’t… Continue reading Fiction: The Screaming Stones by Iseult Murphy

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Original fiction: Mister Thread by Iseult Murphy

Tracey peered through the hatch into the waiting room. Hannah had already shut down reception and locked the surgery door, but there was one client waiting. A tall man wearing a blue suit and a felt hat - was it called a fedora? - with a grey and blue plastic cat box resting on his… Continue reading Original fiction: Mister Thread by Iseult Murphy

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Book Review: Twisted: Tainted Tales by Janine Pipe

Janine Pipe week continues, and today I’m reviewing her debut horror short story collection, Twisted: Tainted Tales. The Book An abandoned house. A locked desk drawer full of old papers. And an 80’s mix tape? Jill is tasked with seeking out any legal documents from the property. What she discovers, transports her into a world… Continue reading Book Review: Twisted: Tainted Tales by Janine Pipe