Look Out For … The Taxidermist’s Lover by Polly Hall

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“With its gothic setting and lurid subject matter, Hall’s eerie prose is just right for those cold winter nights.” Soon after Scarlett meets Henry, they fall into a passionate love affair. Henry is a taxidermist, and Scarlett becomes obsessed with his creations as Henry becomes influenced by Felix, his rival. A year later, Scarlett looks …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 November 2020

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to.  Without further ado: Writer and editor Mark Matthews writes on the topic of bipolar disorder in relation to his new novel Bloody Disgusting select five of Clive Barker’s Books of Blood stories …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 November 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Apex Magazine returns with a free mini-issue ahead of issue 121 in early 2021 After a hiatus, Apex Magazine returns in early 2021, with issue number 121, thanks to a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. One of …

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TIH 375: Sarah Read on Living in a Haunted House, Working in a Library, and Getting into Horror

TIH 375 Sarah Read on Living in a Haunted House, Working in a Library, and Getting into Horror

In this podcast Sarah Read talks about living in a haunted house, working in a library, getting into horror, and much more. About Sarah Read Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer in the frozen north of Wisconsin. Her short stories can be found in Gamut, Black Static, and other places, and in various anthologies including Exigencies, Suspended in …

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Look Out For … We Hear Voices by Evie Green

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“With this new novel writing as Evie Green, the imaginary friend trope gets new life against the backdrop of a terrible flu, eerily mirroring and channelling our current fears and obsessions.” Most kids have imaginary friends. So when Rachel’s son Billy suddenly recovers from a terrible flu that’s killed many, she doesn’t even think of …

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Book Review: It Will Just be Us by Jo Kaplan

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“It’s a book that demands careful attentive reading but also impels the reader forward to each new revelation. The very definition of an unputdownable read.” In recent years, there seems to have grown a division between what some see as old school, classic horror, and a more subtle, arthouse take on the genre. Though these …

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TIH 374: Adam Cesare on Clown in A Cornfield, YA fiction, and YouTube

TIH 374 Adam Cesare on Clown in A Cornfield, YA fiction, and YouTube

In this podcast Adam Cesare talks about his latest novel Clown in A Cornfield, YA fiction, running a successful YouTube, and much more. About Adam Cesare Adam Cesare is a New Yorker who lives in Philadelphia. He studied English and film at Boston University. His books include Mercy House, Video Night, The Summer Job, Tribesmen, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 November 2020

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to.  Without further ado: Tor Nightfire pick out five latinx horror authors you need to know LitReactor provide the keys to successful collaborative writing Book Riot suggest six horror books in translation to …

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THEY’RE WATCHING Live Podcast Party with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Josh Malerman, and Laurel Hightower

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Next week to celebrate the recent release of THEY’RE WATCHING we’re having a live podcast party and you wonderful people are invited. After the roaring success of The Girl in the Video live event we’re doing it all over again next week. It’s all going down on the evening of Friday 20th November. Two hours of conversation, readings, and …

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News Round-up Week Ending 13 November 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Eight Cylinders, the new release from Jason Parent and Crystal Lake Publishing, out today Sebastian “Seb” McAlister has run out of luck in Vegas. Cornered by a trigger-happy gang and shot through the stomach, he makes …

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TIH 373: Adam Cesare on Halloween Every Day, Writing Seriously, and First Reading Experiences

TIH 373 Adam Cesare on Halloween Every Day, Writing Seriously, and First Reading Experiences

In this podcast Adam Cesare talks about being a Halloween every day kid, writing seriously, his first reading experiences, and much more. About Adam Cesare Adam Cesare is a New Yorker who lives in Philadelphia. He studied English and film at Boston University. His books include Mercy House, Video Night, The Summer Job, Tribesmen, and …

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Look Out For … The Children of Red Peak by Craig DiLouie

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“With his latest novel, DiLouie applies psychological suspense to the fallout of the haunted survivors of a religious death cult with horrifying results.” David, Deacon, and Beth all live with a terrible secret. They survived a religious cult’s last days at Red Peak mountain as children. As adults, the trauma of those events are a …

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Book Review: Carry Me Home: Stories of Horror and Heartbreak by Michael Paul Gonzalez

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“Gonzalez has the uncanny ability to combine heart-breaking and horrific situations to create tales equally emotional and eerie.”   Michael Paul Gonzalez is the author of the novels Angel Falls (Perfect Edge, 2013) and Miss Massacre’s Guide to Murder and Vengeance (Thunderdome Press, second edition, 2018) and the creator of the gripping serial horror audio …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 November 2020

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to.  Without further ado: Writer Orrin Grey writes for The Lineup on thirteen best ghost shows on TV The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature a guest post by Nico Bell on dysfunctional families …

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News Round-up Week Ending 6 November 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Tome, the prequel to the bizarre, unsettling Juniper, out now from author Ross Jeffery Another dark chapter in the history of Juniper unfolds…Juniper Correctional, jokingly abbreviated to JC, a dark jewel in the crown of the godawful …

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