Look Out For… Strange Gateways by Simon Kurt Unsworth and The Night Of The Triffids by Simon Clark

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Look Out For… Strange Gateways by Simon Kurt Unsworth “Strange Gateways looks set to confirm Unsworth’s place at the top table of British horror fiction.” In this, the third collection of horror fiction from Simon Kurt Unsworth, you will find tales of words that can corrupt a world, of hotels that are not what they seem, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 July 2014

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Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Summer of Sleaze: James Herbert’s The Rats and The Fog 5 Horror Remakes that Sucked and 5 that were Pretty Damn Good Tales from the Video Store: My Afternoon with “JAWS” Hollywood …

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News Round-up Week Ending 25 July

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest To celebrate the 15th year of FrightFest, Horror Channel will screen presenter Emily Booth’s favourite films. Emily’s Festival Frights Season runs from 18 – 24 August and will feature some classic genre films. The season kicks off with Dread on Monday 18 August, followed by The House of the Devil on …

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Film Review: The Sacrament (2014)

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“Ti West has stepped outside his traditional, supernatural approach to tell a story about religion and manipulation!” The Sacrament is the latest film from director Ti West. Following on from The Innkeepers (2011) and The House of the Devil (2009), West has taken the plunge into the crowded world of found-footage films. The film focuses on …

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Look Out For… Blow Up & Other Stories by Julio Cortazar and The Making of George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead by Lee Karr

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Look Out For… Blow Up & Other Stories by Julio Cortazar “Full of tales that you’ll want to read again and again to appreciate their nuances and strangeness.” A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams… A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 July 2014

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Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: Summer of Sleaze: The Universal Horrors of Charles L. Grant 13 Great Horror Anthologies The Stephen King–iness of ‘The Leftovers’ and ‘The Strain’ Stan Winston Week: A Look …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 July

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Radcliffe grows some Horns The trailer for the forthcoming adaptation of Joe Hill’s novel Horns has been released. The film, starring Daniel Radcliffe will be released on Halloween. Shirley Jackson Award winners announced The winners of the Shirley Jackson Award winners were announced on 13 July. With nominees including Ramsey Campbell and Conrad Williams, the …

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Look Out For… Drive by Mark West and Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

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Look Out For… Drive by Mark West ” A novella infused with the tension and fear of late night Britain.” When David sees Nat alone, late at night, she accepts his offer of a lift home. But, the streets at night are also alive with a gang intent on hurt and mayhem. A gritty crime …

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Book Review: Carnies by Martin Livings

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‘The reader is left firmly within the author’s grasp.’ The merits, or lack thereof, of utilising a prologue in a novel are a common topic of conversation on writing forums and study courses. However, when used well, as in the case of Carnies by Martin Livings, they can serve both to hook the reader and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 July 2014

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Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: The Millennial’s Guide to Picking Horror Movies Is This the Golden Age of TV Horror? The Definitive Foreign language Horror Films: 50-41 Versus – Children of the Corn …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 July

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World Fantasy Award nominees announced The nominees for the World Fantasy Awards have been announced. The awards will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention, held in Washington D.C. between 6-9 November. Ellen Datlow and Chelsea Quinn Yarbo have been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Awards. There were also nominations for Neil Gaiman, Laird Barron, Reggie …

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Book Review: End of the Road (Edited by Jonathan Oliver)

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‘An enriching and enjoyable example of the diversity and inventiveness that a themed anthology can offer!’ Editor Jonathan Oliver builds upon the success of previous Solaris Books anthologies House of Fear, Magic and The End of the Line to deliver his most accomplished and diverse anthology to date. In a sense this can be seen …

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