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Paperbacks from Hell

by Matt Sutherland

As trends in genre fiction go, you’d be hard pressed to find a more indelible example than the paperback horror novels of the 1970s and 1980s. All manner of depravity, from Nazi leprechauns, psychic spawn, ghost trains, and... Read More

Book Review

The Truants

by J. G. Stinson

The images evoked in this reframing of vampire legends are both familiar and strange. Lee Markham’s cross-genre "The Truants" pulls no punches in its paradigm-shifting treatment of vampire legends. An unnamed man sits on a park bench... Read More

Book Review

Fracking Dinosaurs

by Delia Stanley

Those who enjoy prehistoric monster stories may find it hard to swim in their local lake without wondering what lurks beneath the water. Drawing from scientific research, Native American legends, and prehistoric fossils, Dalton Mire’s... Read More

Book Review

The Haunted Trail

by Robert Foreman

"The Haunted Trail" is the product of an urgent sort of inspiration. The Haunted Trail: The War of the Dublin Woods by John C. Lukegord is a short suspense novel set in the late nineteenth century. Full of intrigue and the supernatural,... Read More

Book Review

A Debt of Survival

by John M. Murray

"A Debt of Survival" is an atmospheric novel and an engrossing entry in the horror genre. "A Debt of Survival" by L. F. Falconer examines the price of war within an incredible character-driven supernatural horror ordeal. In the idyllic... Read More

Book Review

Rain Maker

by Rose Garrett

Sumptuous characters and an enticing story are set against the harshness of the American frontier in this magical novel. Colin Martin combines love, revenge, and frontier justice with just a touch of dark magic in the stirring and... Read More

Book Review

The Ice Scream Man

by Meredith Hardwicke

There is a heartbeat that drives The Ice Scream Man, making it more than a run-of-the-mill serial-killer thriller. "The Ice Scream Man" by J. F. Salmon is a wicked and enticing portrait of a little boy turned sadistic psychopath. Young... Read More

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