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Just Add Water by Hunter Shea

When boys, David and Patrick, bought sea serpents from an ad in a Wonder Woman comic, they had no idea the havoc they would unleash upon their town. I didn’t grow up with comics selling sea monkeys, and the resulting disappointment when they arrived, but I’ve been well educated by television. Set in Tuckerville New… Continue reading Just Add Water by Hunter Shea

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Dear Laura by Gemma Amor

When Laura is thirteen her best friend, fifteen year old Bobby, disappears. Over the following years she receives letters claiming the writer will return Bobby to her if she follows simple instructions. It’s an immediately horrible situation. Someone you love vanishes, never to be seen again. The movie, The Vanishing, deals with this subject well.… Continue reading Dear Laura by Gemma Amor

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Wild Hunters by Stuart R Brogan

Dog Soldiers against a horde of Norse creatures? Sign me up! Five Royal Marine reservists are on regular maneuvers outside Glastonbury when a freak storm sees them sent in to help the residents stranded by the flood. What follows is one hell of a night as trolls, dwarves, cat creatures and the undead are unleashed… Continue reading Wild Hunters by Stuart R Brogan

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Myths and Megaliths by Catherine McCarthy

I’m a fan of Catherine McCarthy’s writing. I love the blend of haunting, lyrical horror and grounded, relatable characters that fill her writing. The ten short stories contained in this collection are some of her best work to date. Each one is skillfully written, conjuring worlds both mundane and magical in the reader’s mind. Several… Continue reading Myths and Megaliths by Catherine McCarthy

book review, horror, short story

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