book review, horror, short story

31 Days of Horror: Behind by William F Aicher

The seventh installment of Aicher’s Creepy Little Bedtime Story series delivers as promised. Single mother, Vanessa, longs for the brief moments she has to herself at the end of the day after her young son, Asa, has gone to bed. However, things never go as smoothly as we’d like. It’s difficult to review this chilling… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Behind by William F Aicher

book review, horror, short story

31 Days of Horror: Bleak Precision by Greg Chapman

Eight exquisite horror stories and one essay on horror, illustrated by the author’s own stunning artwork, make this collection by 2 time Bram Stoker Award nominee a book you don’t want to miss. Taking point for this collection is Kakaphony, about the nightmare of hearing voices and the dark path it can lead you down… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Bleak Precision by Greg Chapman

book review, horror, short story

31 Days Of Horror: The Cucumber Man by Darren Gallagher

They recommend humans eat five servings of fruit and vegetables a day, but have you ever considered what the vegetables think about that? It seemed a simple task for Jude to make a tuna and cucumber sandwich for her hungry husband, but when the cucumber started to fight back, Jude’s day got much more complicated.… Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror: The Cucumber Man by Darren Gallagher

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31 Days of Horror: The Infinity Order by Ben McQueeney

Time travel is a tricksy beast, as Rai finds out in this fun short story from Ben McQueeney. Rai wakes in a dungeon without memory of who he is or why he is there. He soon discovers his mission - to save humanity - but will he succeed? I enjoy the author’s writing style, so… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: The Infinity Order by Ben McQueeney

book review, horror, short story

31 Days of Horror: Take My Hand At Midnight by Helen Whistberry

A ghostly gothic short story with lots of dogs... perfect. First Katherine’s beloved dachshund goes missing, then her mother falls ill, and will her brother, Henry, make it home from The Great War in time for Christmas? I thoroughly enjoyed this delightful tale. Katherine was a likable protagonist, true to the early twentieth century when… Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: Take My Hand At Midnight by Helen Whistberry