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Where I read and review Dark Fiction, from the classics to the contemporary, while favoring the quietly atmospheric, with side trips into everything from Fantasy and Mystery to the occasional work of non-fiction.

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September2016
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My first square is covered which is YA Horror-The Troll Bridge by Neil Gaiman. Yay! *Special thanks go out to Moonlight Mur...
August2016
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First, I would like to say thank you to my friend Ryan Cagle for so kindly sending me a copy of this book. Thanks, Ryan! Se...
August2016
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Grief is always a solid basis for a horror story, and what's more grief inducing than a stillbirth? This was a super creepy...
August2016
13
Chills by Mary SanGiovanni
When a rogue late season snow storm cuts off the town of Colby, Connecticut, the weather proves to be the least of problems for the stranded locals. Bodies are turning up in t...
Chills - Mary SanGiovanni
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Chills - Mary SanGiovanni
August2016
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August2016
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With a decidedly darker bent than the previous books in this series, Charlie Parker rolls on. Beginning with the story of J...
August2016
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The Jersey Devil by Hunter Shea
This creature feature novel should come with an extra large bucket of popcorn....recalling the Saturday afternoon monster movies of my youth, with a healthy dash of "Die Hard"...
The Jersey Devil - Hunter Shea
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The Jersey Devil - Hunter Shea
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August2016
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Normally, I'm more of an atmospheric horror gal than a gore lover, however, I do believe there's room for both in the horror ...
August2016
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“Nobody ever thinks of himself as a villain, does he? Even monsters hold high opinions of themselves.” In The Ballad of Bl...
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What a whirlwind of a ride! Jason Dessen is a college professor at a small school in Chicago. After giving up his dream of ...
July2016
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July2016
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Edward Lorn will be interviewing me at 2 PM Eastern today. We'll be announcing the winners of the Booklikes Taboogasm eBook...
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America in 1917 wasn't the best of times. With the advent of the automobile, indoor water closets and WWI far away, but in th...
July2016
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July2016
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Cast a Cold Eye by Alan Ryan
Cast a Cold Eye is a perfect storm of a novel, bringing together atmosphere, location and mystery in one of the finest ghost stories it has been my pleasure to read.An America...
Cast a Cold Eye - Alan Ryan
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Cast a Cold Eye - Alan Ryan
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