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Look Out For … Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes

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“With her chilling horror debut, Barnes presents us with a nightmare in space as a woman and her crew investigate a long-lost luxury space-liner.” Mere days before losing her job, Claire Kovalik’s repair crew snags a weird distress signal. Last place she wants to be is Earth, so with nothing to lose, Claire sets a …

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Look Out For … Such a Pretty Smile by Kristi DeMeester

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“With DeMeester’s latest, past demons come to the present, forcing a mother and her daughter to fight for their lives against the most oppressive and relentless evil.” Something’s out there. Called The Cur, he leaves no trace except for the ravaged bodies of girls on the cusp of womanhood. His victims are the trouble-makers, the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 November 2021

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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: Lit Hub discusses what the adaptation of Lovecraft Country gave to black audiences Kendall Reviews feature an excerpt from the hotly anticipated Ghost Recall by Alan Baxter Bloody Disgusting suggest five more horror …

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Look Out For … Neighbor George by Victoria Nelson

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“With her latest, Nelson gives us a glimpse into a strange bohemian California community, flipping the Gothic tale on its head with a story of murder and madness.” It’s Summer, 1979. While house sitting for family in a small bohemian hideaway, Dovey longs for the affections of the man who moves in next door. Will …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 November 2021

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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: Cultured Vultures recommend eighteen horror reads for the Christmas and winter seasons Bloody Disgusting look back at Kevin Smith’s first horror film and find it even more relevant ten …

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Look Out For … We are Happy, We are Doomed by Kurt Fawver

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“With his latest collection, Fawver presents fifteen timely tales of our slow-motion apocalypse, tapping into our darkest destructive fears.” Factories that manufacture emptiness. Cults that worship cosmic blobs. Strange coming-of-age rites. Comedy shows for the dying. Fifteen tales exploring our collective madness. Why we’re excited about this book: Readers of weird fiction should be quite …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 November 2021

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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 analyse the trangressive nature of horror Writer Nicholas Kaufmann writes for Ink Heist on his love of research, no matter how weird it gets Book Riot ask …

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Look Out For … Ghost Recall by Alan Baxter

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“With his latest installment of the ever-popular Eli Carver series, Baxter ups the ante with what may be Carver’s fiercest battle yet.” Now that things have calmed down for Eli Carver, he’s grown a little complacent. Living large with his girlfriend in Las Vegas, he can’t remember a more peaceful time. But when things are …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 November 2021

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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 Big Think look back at the origin of horror and, specifically, ghost stories LitReactor tell writers to value their work Crime Reads offer up five examples of chilling …

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Look Out For … Thanatrauma by Steve Rasnic Tem

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“With his latest collection, Tem brings together over twenty stories—four published here for the first time—covering the fear of death and dying, including a long lost undistributed tale from the annals of Weird Tales.”  Thanatrauma. Death, grief, loss, ageing. Fundamental fears we all have in common. Relentless. Inevitable. Unescapable. “Thanatrauma: the dread of it erodes …

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