Book Review: I Can Taste the Blood edited by John F. D. Taff and Anthony Rivera

“I Can Taste the Blood is a tour de force for Grey Matter Press and for the five outstanding dark fiction authors gathered here.” Any time you see the name John F. D. Taff coupled with the words “short fiction” you can expect that you’re in for something special, and the same can be said …

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Ghost Tours: Alone in the Asylum

Alone in buildings in a haunted lunatic asylum? Really? Someone does that by choice? Walks around a haunted 1800s lunatic asylum on their own, with very little in the way of lighting and a heap of ghost-hunting equipment? Yep. Seems I do that. It all started about six weeks ago. “Go and do a live-feed …

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Interview: Josh Malerman, Part I – Songwriting, Horror Fiction, and Rock and Roll

Josh Malerman is an individual who needs little introduction to the horror community at large. His novel, Bird Box, is one of the most remarkable and unique visions of a post-apocalyptic world that’s ever been penned, and it’s also one of the best debut novels to come along in recent years. That book received high …

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Book Review: The Unheimlich Manoeuvre by Tracy Fahey

“It is, quite simply, pure art, and we can only wonder what works this writer will produce in the coming years.” Readers looking for the best in horror fiction should keep their eyes on the recent, stellar offerings of the small press. The Unheimlich Manoeuvre by Tracy Fahey is one such release that recently caught …

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Look Out For … Crooked by Austin Grossman and Something Remains

Look Out For … Crooked by Austin Grossman “Crooked is a tragicomedy combining political intrigue and Lovecraftian monstrosities.” This is the story of the great con game that was the late twentieth century, of American history’s worst presidency, of how I learned to lie. It is not history as you know it. There are at …

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TIH 106: Tim Lebbon on Pay The Ghost, The Silence and Self-Doubt

In this podcast Tim Lebbon talks about the film adaptation of ‘Pay The Ghost’, managing self-doubt, The Silence and much more. About Tim Lebbon Tim Lebbon is the New York Times bestselling author of the movie novelizations of 30 Days of Night and The Cabin in the Woods. He has also written many critically acclaimed horror and …

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Cover Reveal: A House At The Bottom Of A Lake by Josh Malerman

You may remember that we announced we were publishing a brand new novella by Josh Malerman later this year. Expect this one to land just in time for Halloween 2016. To whet your appetite here’s the cover designed by Pye Parr.  

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4th July 2016

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: 9 Awesome Horror Anthologies On Stephen King Adaptations Genre Nostalgia Batman Speaks Inside The Exorcist TV Series For more articles like this, please follow @thisishorror on Twitter. 9 Awesome …

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News Round-up Week Ending 12 August 2016

Here’s a selection of some of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week… Wolf Creek series scheduled for TV, VOD and DVD release Eureka entertainment’s new Wolf Creek TV series is scheduled for a UK TV release, with the first episode airing on Fox UK on Tuesday 30th August …

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The Cutting Room – The ReZort

In the aftermath of an apocalyptic zombie outbreak, rich holidaymakers can visit a luxury theme park where every paying guest has a license to kill the captive undead in organised Zombie Safaris. Such Zafaris are the ultimate blood sport experience and for many much-needed therapeutic revenge for suffering horrendous family losses. When the security system …

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Injured Eyeballs: Who the Fuck are the Horror Mood Team? – Part 1

It’s been a while since I did a ‘Who the Fuck Is…? feature in this column, focussing on writers and comic artists who aren’t anywhere near as celebrated as they should be. This time around I want to focus, not just on an artist, but a whole line of black and white horror comics from …

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Look Out For … A Brutal Chill In August by Alan M. Clark and Uncertainties Volumes 1 & 2

Look Out For … A Brutal Chill In August by Alan M. Clark “A Brutal Chill In August shows the human tragedy behind Jack the Ripper’s crimes.” We all know about Jack the Ripper, the serial murderer who terrorised Whitechapel and confounded police in 1888, but how much do we really know about his victims? …

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