fiction, horror, short story, writing

They’re Coming To Get You by Iseult Murphy

Nina saw the overturned boat first, caught up in the weeds near the side of the lake, and then the dozen dead bodies sprawled naked on the shore. Dad had brought her to the park to feed the ducks, but he’d forgotten the bread, and now he sat on the bench glued to his phone.… Continue reading They’re Coming To Get You by Iseult Murphy

fiction, horror

Read This You Must!

If you are not already following Weave A Web blog, you really should start. It is full of interesting things, and a wonderful story is posted every day. Today’s post is extra special. Little did I know, that in the second half of 2020, I was being watched keenly and closely by an intelligence greater… Continue reading Read This You Must!

book review, horror, short story

The Other Side of the Door by Rhonda Parrish

I love the anthologies Rhonda Parrish edits, but it’s nice to read her own short stories for a change in The Other Side of the Door. This collection of four ghost stories and a spooky poem kicks off with the titular The Other Side of the Door, which is a moving depiction of a child… Continue reading The Other Side of the Door by Rhonda Parrish

book review, fantasy, short story

The Fae Of Darkwood by Ben McQueeney

My first introduction to the author’s fantasy world of Tellusm, but definitely not my last. Rehan is a barber, which means he also performs minor medical procedures and is more or less a doctor. Due to his interest in healing, he dissects bodies to learn more about them. When he hears about some fresh specimens,… Continue reading The Fae Of Darkwood by Ben McQueeney

book review, horror, short story

Chills and Creeps Volume 2 by Nick Clausen

Clausen surpasses his first collection of short stories with 8 even creepier, more chilling tales in this second volume. The collection starts with Babysitter, a tense story about Julie, and her first time minding the children of a new client. It’s stories like this one that make me think reading horror in the dark at… Continue reading Chills and Creeps Volume 2 by Nick Clausen