Book review: Sing Me Your Scars

Title: Sing Me Your Scars Author: Damien Angelica Walters Publisher: Apex Publications Date Published: 2015 Category: weird fiction, small press, female authors, short stories, horror I haven’t felt this way about a collection of short stories since I read Thomas Ligotti’s Songs of a Dead Dreamer. Walters’s collection of short stories is haunting, creepy, and …

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Out of the Woods book review

Title: Out of the Woods Author: William D Carl Publisher: Post Mortem Press Date Published: 2015 Category: horror, Lovecraftian, gore, This is a fast-paced Lovecraftian horror story. I breezed through it in two sittings.  The book is heavy on action and gore and has a little psychological horror thrown in. The story line is simple …

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Book Review: Leinster Gardens and Other Subtleties

Subtle is a good adjective to describe the tales in Leinster Gardens and Other Subtleties, a collection of short British ghost stories by Jan Edwards. Haunting, romantic, timeless, sad, and eerie: these are all adjectives that come to mind when I read this. In each tale, I felt like I was dropped into the middle of someone’s life and had to figure out what was going on along with the character. The foreshadowing in each story was superb, enough to make me want to find out more, but secretive enough to give the endings a surprise twist. There is really nothing bad to say about this book at all. These are ghost stories you can sink your teeth into!

Book Review: The Strange Dark One by W.H. Pugmire

The Strange Dark One: Tales of Nyarlathotep W.H. Pugmire Miskatonic River Press 2012 When I was young I loved monsters. I wanted to tell these poor things that I cared for them and understood them even if the rest of society did not. I always imagined myself and these creatures spending time together as two …

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