Verona: A Ghost Story by Benedict Ashforth

When I first laid eyes on the cover of Verona: A Ghost Story written by Benedict Ashforth, it seemed simple and right to the point; a stained-glass window depicting a black unicorn with red eyes. There was no doubt in my mind that this cover foreshadowed a haunted church or graveyard. It seemed to be

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The Unhallowed Horeseman

The Unhallowed Horseman by Jude S. Walko is a contemporary take on an old legend, a Halloween classic to be adored year round. The debut novel of new author Jude S. Walko, The Unhallowed Horseman pays homage to “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving. Taking place at the beginning of the 21st century in historic

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stolen tongues by felix blackwell Cover Photo

From Reddit’s NoSleep forum to Mr. Creepypasta’s reading on Youtube to now, Stolen Tongues has gained its following of horror fans during its development. When I first heard Stolen Tongues written by Felix Blackwell, it was a creepypasta that Mr. Creepypasta read. I loved it. For the uninitiated, a creepypasta is a relatively short scary

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Night Tastings: Part One: The Ingress is the first part of a trilogy of books by new author, Bervi Adams. Set in the 19th century, Night Tastings: Part One introduces us to the ill-fated Nikolai Rozumovsky, the son of a wealthy aristocrat in czarist Russia. Despite having wealth, good looks and successful career ventures, Nikolai

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Stephen King is a pretty well known name in the horror genre, to be sure. Interestingly, his work has experienced more longevity in the audio-visual department. Still, with my ever-growing reading hobby, I thought it’s more than about time that I check out what a lot of folks — and the author himself — dub as

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Having received this book from Cemetery Dance as a promotional item, I was delighted to have an opportunity to read and review an author and title I had not heard of before. Touch the Night by Max Booth III is a hometown horror taking place in Percy, Indiana. This small town holds some sinister secrets

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Adam Cesare’s Clown in a Cornfield is a book that swept the reading horror community, and for good reason. It’s a surprisingly gritty, intense experience that slickly includes sharp generational commentary. Let me tell you more about my experience with the town of Kettle Springs and its sinister mascot: Frendo the Clown. What is it

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Chuck Tingle’s a bit of a wild card, mostly known for his erotically humorous tales with subject matter and characters the likes of which other authors dare not do. Aside from that, he’s a loveable, fuzzy, and warm presence on social media that sends out positivity, especially for us LGBTQ+ folks. Imagine my surprise when I discover

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As fall approaches, it’s the perfect time to slow down, grab a cup of tea or spiced coffee, a cozy blanket, and settle in with a good read. There aren’t as many expectations to be active, and as Spooky Season approaches, what better way is there to set the atmosphere than with an unsettling read?

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I will admit that when I first laid eyes upon Mexican Gothic in the horror section, I was unsure whether this story was supposed to be in horror or if another customer placed it there as they browsed through the shop. I say this because gothic novels, as far as I knew, were centered around

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