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Room With A View by Iseult Murphy

Sapphire plucked the Polaroid camera from the stomach of the man spreadeagled on the hotel room floor. If she’d performed the ritual correctly, the object should have had enough time to absorb the qualities she wanted. The book promised inter dimensional travel through illustrated portals, but she’d only have one chance to cross over, so… Continue reading Room With A View by Iseult Murphy

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The Hand Off by Paul Carro

Something a little different today in the form of a novella, a short story and three true ghost tales. In The Hand Off, a yummy mummy, her seven year old daughter and her ex-husband’s new squeeze run from the creatures from the frozen lake. What I liked about this novella was the initial description of… Continue reading The Hand Off by Paul Carro

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31 Days of Horror: It Calls From The Sky

Twenty three horror short stories depicting death from above make up this excellent anthology from Eerie River Publishing. Ascension by R L Meza: Homeless man, Grease, wakes to the extraordinary sight of a pajama parade on the streets of San Francisco, and an internal voice urging him to climb, in this Lovecraftian horror. Heads in… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: It Calls From The Sky

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31 Days of Horror: Crawlies by Ellie Douglas

When was the last time you killed a spider? After a spider witnesses the brutal murder of her brother, she sets out for revenge. I loved this tale of a spider getting even with humanity. The action is inventive, with plenty of humor as well as gross out moments. I’m so glad I have an… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Crawlies by Ellie Douglas

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31 Days of Horror: Grandma Drinks Blood by Justin Boote

How well do you know your granny? This fun horror short will have you questioning everyone. Chris has to stay with his grandmother while his mother is away, but it’s been a while since he’s seen her and old age hasn’t been kind. Will Chris survive the discovery why Grandma drinks blood? I enjoyed this… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Grandma Drinks Blood by Justin Boote