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Look Out For … The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick Hicks

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“With The Resurrectionists, Hicks combines American history and occult horror with stellar results, creating a compelling protagonist worthy of a series.” New York City, just after the American Revolution, and a new revolution of science has just begun. Anatomy students need bodies for their studies, but grave robbing is illegal. Enter the resurrectionists, stealing corpses …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 May 2019

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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: Film School Rejects pick out ten of the best mother figures in horror The Hollywood Reporter pick out The VVitch as the starting point for the much-maligned term ‘elevated horror’ Junkee …

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Look Out For … Unamerica by Cody Goodfellow

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“Years in the making, and spanning multiple genres, Unamerica by Cody Goodfellow is destined to be another stellar release from a powerhouse writer.” A secret city lies deep underground the desert near the US-Mexico border. It promises everything immigrants and refugees seek: Luxury, liberty, and a life of excess. This is the Terminal Autonomous Zone. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 May 2019

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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: Twenty-Two Words explain why watching horror movies with your loved ones can be good for your relationships The Gingernuts of Horror host a guest post on publishing outside the …

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Look Out For … On Dark Wings: Stories by Stephen Gregory

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“For the first time, Gregory’s short fiction capturing his special brand of horror and the natural is now collected in one volume that’s a must-have for fans of dark fiction.” Not all horror comes from the supernatural. Distinctive and disturbing, these tales of madness and death follow from the natural world, and often from dark …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 Apr 2019

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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: The LA Times charts the horror movie’s path to the summit of summer movie releases The Chive asks whether jump scares are really necessary in horror movies Newsweek talks …

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Look Out For … This is Midnight: Stories by Bernard Taylor

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Taylor’s horrific short fiction is finally compiled in one volume, making this a must have for all horror fans.  A man begins to feel ‘Out of Sorts’ while spending the night with his mistress during a full moon. With ‘Samhain’, black magic is the path for a witch wanting to get rid of her loser …

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe … We Never See the Monster!

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Within horror fandom, there seem to be two schools of thought: show the monster or leave it up to imagination. The basic horror formula, three acts that expose the monster/evil near the end of the third act, was the standard for decades. And as long as there’s a payoff, it still works today. It doesn’t …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 Apr 2019

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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: Taste of Cinema pick out the ten most original horror movies of the twenty-first century to date The Independent asks whether horror cinema demonises the older woman Barnes & …

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Look Out For … The Seven Deadliest, edited by Patrick Beltran and D. Alexander Ward

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“With a roster of the brightest and most vibrant voices in modern horror fiction, The Seven Deadliest is easily one of the most anticipated anthologies releasing this year.” Avarice. Pride. Wrath. Jealousy. Sloth. Lust. Gluttony. These are the seven deadly sins. Seductive moral evils, spinning a deceitful web around human hearts, spawning all other sins. …

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Why I Wrote … The Bone Weaver’s Orchard by Sarah Read

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  Sarah Read writes deliciously dark fiction, and is known to use elegant fountain pens when she does. Her stories have graced the pages of Black Static and Gamut, and have been featured in many anthologies including BEHOLD! Oddities Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders, Exigencies, Suspended in Dusk, and The Best Horror of the Year, Vol …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 Apr 2019

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: The Guardian explains why exposing kids to horror films is not the disaster some think Bloody Disgusting feature the proposed sequel to the original Halloween, which was never made Post …

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Look Out For … Black Mountain by Laird Barron

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“With Black Mountain, Barron’s second novel featuring Isaiah Coleridge, we see the story becoming darker and more horrific while still maintaining a powerful sense of character.” A headless, handless corpse found in the Ashokan reservoir has the local mob guys worried. It’s not too uncommon for a small-potatoes criminal like Harold Lee to turn up …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 Apr 2019

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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: Bloody Disgusting explain everything you need to know about folk horror before watching Ari Aster’s new film, Midsommar SPOILERS: NME pull together all of the horror ‘easter eggs’ found in …

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Look Out For … Mulgara: The Necromancer’s Will by David Rose

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“With his first novel, Mulgara, Rose uses horror, fantasy, erotica, and satire to show us a world where nothing is what it seems, and black magic reigns.” After Maecidion dies, Irion witnesses the reading of his will. He is outraged as coveted family heirlooms are passed down to his enemies. A practitioner of black magic, …

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