Book Review: Creature by Hunter Shea

Synopsis: The monsters live inside of Kate Woodson. Chronic pain and a host of autoimmune diseases have robbed her of a normal, happy life. Her husband Andrew’s surprise of their dream Maine lake cottage for the summer is the gift of a lifetime. It’s beautiful, remote, idyllic, a place to …

Book Review: The Mansion by Ezekiel Boone

Synopsis: After two years of living on cheap beer and little else in a bitterly cold tiny cabin outside an abandoned, crumbling mansion, young programmers Shawn Eagle and Billy Stafford have created something that could make them rich: a revolutionary computer they name Eagle Logic. But the hard work and …

Novella Review: A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman

Synopsis: Both seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. It sounded like the perfect first date: canoeing across a chain of lakes, sandwiches and beer in the cooler. But teenagers Amelia and James discover something below the water’s surface that changes their lives forever. It’s got two stories. It’s got …

Book Review: The Toy Thief by D. W. Gillespie

Synopsis: Jack didn’t know what to call the nameless, skeletal creature that slunk into her house in the dead of night, stealing the very things she loved the most. So she named him The Toy Thief… There’s something in Jack’s past that she doesn’t want to face, an evil presence …

Review: Teeth Marks by Matthew Weber

Synopsis: 12 Twisted Tales from America’s Deep South! Psychotic Killers, Bloodthirsty Monsters and Ghastly Specters from Beyond the Grave! The third collection of dark fiction from Matthew Weber (A DARK & WINDING ROAD, SEVEN FEET UNDER) will grab you like a meat hook and keep you turning pages long after …

Review: 100 Fathoms Below by Steven L. Kent and Nicholas Kaufmann

This review contains spoilers Synopsis: 100 fathoms below… The depth at which sunlight no longer penetrates the ocean. 1983. The US nuclear submarine USS Roanoke embarks on a classified spy mission into Soviet waters. Their goal: to find evidence of a new, faster, and deadlier Soviet submarine that could tip …

Review: Behind the Door by Mary SanGiovanni

Synopsis: Occult specialist Kathy Ryan returns in this thrilling novel of paranormal horror from Mary SanGiovanni, the author of Chills. Some doors should never be opened . . . In the rural town of Zarepath, deep in the woods on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, stands the Door. No …

Review: The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard

Synopsis: Will Hurley was an attractive, charming, and impressive student at Dublin’s elite St. John’s College-and Ireland’s most prolific serial killer. Having stalked his four young victims, he drowned them in the muddy waters of the Grand Canal. Sentenced to life imprisonment when he was just nineteen, Will is locked …

Review: Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke

Synopsis: An elderly funeral home worker, struggling with the loss of his wife, finds an unnatural attraction to a corpse at work resembling his late bride in her younger years. A story of desperation, loneliness and letting go. via Goodreads Review: Stirring the Sheets isn’t exactly what I’d call horror, …