Look Out For… Wakening the Crow by Stephen Gregory

Wakening the Crow

Look Out For… Wakening the Crow by Stephen Gregory ‘Themes and ideas linger long in the mind.’ Oliver Gooch comes across a tooth, in a velvet box, with a handwritten note from 1888 to say it’s a tooth from the boy Edgar Allan Poe. He displays it in his new bookshop, and names the store …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Erik Hofstatter


Erik Hofstatter is a dark fiction writer, who dwells in a beauteous and serenading Garden of England, where he can be frequently encountered consuming reckless amounts of mead and tyrannizing local peasantry. At a young age, he built a Viking longship and journeyed myriad sea miles away from native land in search of plunder and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 November 2014


Welcome to Must Read Horror. We search the internet for notable horror articles, so you don’t have to. This week: Holiday Horrors: “Halloween” vs. “Halloween” An Ode to The Master of Horror 50 Visually Stunning Horror Movies for Twisted Aesthetes Tentacles & Madness: 10 Comics That Continue H.P. Lovecraft’s Horror Legacy Black Country Prophet: Joel …

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Pre-order The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud

“Ballingrud is a master at writing about the darkness inside us. And as terrifying as it might be to see, you can’t look away or close your eyes against it thanks to his beautifully precise and evocative prose. There’s a dark heart to The Visible Filth and Ballingrud uses its blood for ink to tell …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 November

The Devil's Detective

A clue from The Devil’s Detective Three weeks ago This Is Horror announced the upcoming release of Simon Kurt Unsworth’s debut novel The Devil’s Detective, in which the plot follows information man, Thomas Fool, on a mission through the belly of the underworld. Now, you can sample it for yourself before general release in Spring next …

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The Cutting Room: Into The Dark and The House at the End of Time


Into The Dark Struggling to find her way after the recent death of her parents, Sophia Monet (Mischa Barton) finds that her life is turned around when she meets Adam Hunt (Ryan Eggold), a charismatic man who ignites Sophia’s sense of purpose. However, when Adam mysteriously disappears Sophia and Adam’s roommate Astrid, along with a …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Marcus Leighton

Marc Leighton

Marcus Leighton is a writer and lover of both horror books and films. He has two forthcoming publications with Permuted Press, the Between Place (March 2015) and Hag (December 2015). What first attracted you to horror writing? I would say my love for the genre attracted me to horror writing. I have always been a big …

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Look Out For… In The Shadows Of Children by Alan Ryker and The Complete Locke & Key by Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez

alan ryker shadows

Look Out For… In The Shadows Of Children by Alan Ryker “A skilful depiction of the past come back to haunt us.” Aaron hasn’t been home since his younger brother mysteriously disappeared without a trace from his bedroom fifteen years earlier. He thought he’d moved on with his life. But when his mother dies suddenly, …

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Film Review: The Babadook (2014)

“This is an absolute must-see for any horror fan!” It is pretty much the same every year – Halloween approaches and the usual swathe of uninspiring cookie cutter dross gets a cinema release and movie goers see them in their droves in lieu of any decent horror films to watch (see Annabelle for this year’s …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 November 2014


Welcome to Must Read Horror, the place to find the best horror articles of the week. Once again we’ve searched the internet for interesting and notable articles for your reading pleasure. This week: Weird Realism: John Gray on the Moral Universe of HP Lovecraft Why the Horror of Stephen King’s Words Doesn’t Translate Well To …

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Book Review: In The Light by S.P. Miskowski

in the light Cover

“The tension and fear is built up with small details, each innocent in itself but together evoking a sense of forces beyond the character’s control.” With her new novella, In The Light, S.P. Miskowski’s brings to a close her Skillute Cycle, one of the most interesting and compelling series of horror stories in recent years. …

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Look Out For… The Last Projector by David James Keaton & A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Last Projector

This week on Look Out For, we caught up with Stephen Graham Jones, author of The Elvis Room, who was kind enough to offer us his opinion on two of the books he is looking forward to in the coming months. Stephen Graham Jones has written fifteen novels, five collections, two novellas, and about two hundred stories …

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