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Now That We’re Alone

by Benjamin Welton

Writing is clipped and punchy; at times, it intentionally obfuscates, and its gory details are sure to set stomachs churning. Nicholas Day’s short story collection "Now That We’re Alone" is a bizarre mix of makeshift golems, ghosts,... Read More

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Palaces

by Claire Foster

In this wonderful novel that takes no prisoners, the characters’ disorientation creates a satisfying sense of psychological horror. As tightly packed as a mosh pit on a Saturday night, "Palaces" is a vivid, explosive novel. Joey and... Read More

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Thirty-Seven

by John M. Murray

"Thirty-Seven" is uncomfortable, disturbing, and impossible to put down. The surviving member of an infamous cult finds himself drawn back into the life in the uneasy but engaging "Thirty-Seven" by Peter Stenson. A cult known as the... Read More

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Choosing a Master

by John M. Murray

"Choosing a Master" is fun vampire fare, with surprisingly deep relationships and a uniquely twisted mythology. A human with a unique gift threatens the status quo in the straightforward, engaging urban fantasy "Choosing a Master" by S.... Read More

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Errant Gods

by John M. Murray

"Errant Gods" blends science fiction, fantasy, and horror elements for a compelling adventure. An ailing cop hot on the heels of a supernatural serial killer team seeks to rescue his family in "Errant Gods" by Erik Henry Vick, a unique,... Read More

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Two Bodies One Soul

by Eva Schegulla

Two Bodies One Soul: Brothers breaks with tropes of vampire stories, and does so with strength and vision. Two Bodies One Soul: Brothers by Alannah King focuses on experimentation on vampires and the nature/nurture conundrum. The... Read More

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My Pet Serial Killer

by Shana Creaney

Claire’s self-image underscores the notion that anyone could be a violent psychopath. "My Pet Serial Killer", by Michael J. Seidlinger, is an unsettling and deeply graphic thriller focusing on the overlap between sex and violence.... Read More

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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

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