Since I’ve started paying more attention to the way I curate my reviews, I’ve come to realise quite how much horror I read (turns out it’s a lot). That got me to thinking about all the sub-genres I enjoy and emphatically don’t enjoy, coupled with a well-timed comment on a ghost story review by Shalini, … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Horror
Synopsis: Jeremy Shipp brings you The Atrocities, a haunting gothic fantasy of a young ghost's education When Isabella died, her parents were determined to ensure her education wouldn't suffer. But Isabella's parents had not informed her new governess of Isabella's... condition, and when Ms Valdez arrives at the estate, having forced herself through a surreal … Continue reading The Atrocities by Jeremy C. Shipp
Synopsis: A pacy, chilling psychological thriller, set to reinvent the genre. It begins, they say, with a woman screaming… On a remote Scottish island, the McBride house stands guard over its secrets. A century ago, a young widow and her son died mysteriously there; just last year a local boy, visiting for a dare, disappeared … Continue reading While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt
Synopsis: MORMAMA is a riveting supernatural, southern gothic tale from Kit Reed. Readers of Joyce Carol Oates and James M. Cain will enjoy this unnerving tale. Dell Duval has been living on the street since his accident. He can't remember who he was or where he came from. All he has is a tattered … Continue reading Review: Mormama by Kit Reed
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