book review, horror

Popsicle by Christa Wojciechowski

This is the story of Andre, a forty something New Yorker who has used drugs since childhood, who wakes up in a bad situation and tries to remember how he got there. This fast paced dark character study starts with a killer hook and an enticing promise of transhumanism themes. The story is well written… Continue reading Popsicle by Christa Wojciechowski

book review, horror

Queen of the Cicadas by V Castro

Belinda reconnects with her Mexican heritage when she travels to Texas for the wedding of her best friend and investigates a local urban legend. Integral to Belinda’s journey is the assault and murder of Milagros, a young Mexican woman who sought work in Texas in the 1950s, and is remembered as the Queen of the… Continue reading Queen of the Cicadas by V Castro

book review, ghost, horror, women in horror

Inheriting Her Ghosts by SH Cooper

Forty something Eudora Fellowes defies Victorian convention in many ways. She’s single by choice, prefers the company of her wolfhounds, Cerberus and Black Shuck, to other humans, and she often wears trousers rather than dresses. When her great-aunt leaves her the seaside manor of High Hearth, Eudora looks forward to a quiet country idyll. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Inheriting Her Ghosts by SH Cooper

ARC review, horror

ARC review: The Nightmare Man by J.H. Markert

Ben Bookman’s latest horror novel has just been released when the murders start. Detective Mills is convinced that the brutal killings are connected to the novelist in the same way as all the weird crimes that plague his small town of Crooked Tree - the Bookman’s dark family secret, somehow linked to a room in… Continue reading ARC review: The Nightmare Man by J.H. Markert

book review, Crystal Lake, horror

Devourer of Souls by Kevin Lucia

It’s time to return to Clifton Heights, the small town where nothing is what it seems and the weird waits in every shadow. Sheriff Chris Baker meets up with priest, Father Ward, in the Skylark diner to exchange stories that puzzle and unsettle. The first novella, Sopan (or Devourer of Souls), takes place in the… Continue reading Devourer of Souls by Kevin Lucia