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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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January2018
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THE WARBLERS is a well written novella, scoring high in the creepy category! Young Dell is upset over the loss of his dog G...
December2017
27
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I ADORE dark fiction novellas. I think that novella length is the perfect form in which to tell a lean and powerful horror st...
December2017
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December2017
09
THE GHOST CLUB: NEWLY FOUND TALES OF VICTORIAN TERROR by William Meikle
The Ghost Club: an informal gathering of the literary icons of the Victorian Age. The price of admission...a dark tale told by each member. William Meikle has not only offered...
The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror - William Meikle
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The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror - William Meikle
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December2017
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September2016
03
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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
27
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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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