book review, horror, science fiction, short story

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

book review, horror, short story

Trio of Terror by Richard H Fay

Three of the author’s previously published horror short stories brought together in one slim volume for ease of reading. The first story, The Redcap of Glamtallon, concerns a young woman and her boyfriend finding more than they bargained for when they go ghost hunting in a Scottish castle at night. There is a creepy vibe… Continue reading Trio of Terror by Richard H Fay

book review, fantasy, short story

Girl in the Water by Peter James Martin

If you like private detectives, urban fantasy and humor, this is a story for you! Brennan, and his possessed rat partner, Riz, have been hired to get rid of a water ghoul in the river Tees. Unfortunately, when it seems too good to be true it usually is, and the job doesn’t run as smoothly… Continue reading Girl in the Water by Peter James Martin

book review, science fiction, short story

Conscience by Jonathan Pongratz

Released today, Conscience is a wonderful science fiction short from author Jonathan Pongratz. Set in a future world, Rory Bennels is tasked with uploading the memories of recently deceased anarchist leader, Epher Lore. However, when something goes wrong with the transfer, Rory discovers the corporation he works for isn’t what it seems. I love stories… Continue reading Conscience by Jonathan Pongratz