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Look Out For … And Cannot Come Again by Simon Bestwick

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“Themes of childhood memories and innocence lost, at once heartfelt and often as humorous as it is frightening, this collection is a must-have for all horror lovers.”    Tortured children turn to a mysterious urban legend for help. Four childhood friends remember events from a summer long ago, and the return of first love with …

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Why I Wrote … The Dark Game by Jonathan Janz

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  Certainly not a new name in the industry, Jonathan Janz has been steadily building his reputation, and bibliography, consistently delivering bone-chilling horror for nearly a decade. Author of The Sorrows, Dust Devils, Savage Species, Children of the Dark, Exorcist Falls, and most recently, The Siren and The Specter and The Dark Game, Janz has …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 July 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 pick out possession horror films that do something new with the trope Betty Rocksteady writes a guest post for the Ladies of Horror Fiction on her Creature …

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The Death of Fear: My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine (1981) is everything you’d expect and want in a slasher. There’s blood, nudity, a younger generation who don’t take a threat seriously, a transgression, a love triangle, a mask, a weapon, and of course, a (sort of) final girl. So why remake it if it’s everything all little slashers grow up wanting …

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Look Out For … To Rouse Leviathan by Matt Cardin

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“Cardin has forged his own way through the Weird, his work unpredictable and extremely personal.”  Horror, art, and religion intersect in a malicious universe determined to destroy us all. Combining the spiritual and the cosmic, Matt Cardin’s terrifying vision is unleashed. “Let those sorcerers who place a curse on days curse that day, those who …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 July 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 pick out ten great horror movies that you can only find on VHS 032c.com talk to philosopher Eugene Thacker about what makes today a golden age for …

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Look Out For … The Drive-Thru Crematorium by Jon Bassoff

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“With his latest novel, Bassoff takes us on yet another journey blending crime and noir, horror and the surreal, filled with sandblasted and desolate landscapes populated by broken characters you will never forget.” Anytown, US. Stanley Maddox is the very definition of mundane. His marriage is a shambles, his coworkers have trouble recognizing him at …

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Look Out For … They Kill by Tim Waggoner

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“They Kill plunges readers deep into the heart of pulse pounding supernatural horror with a story that could only come from the mind of Tim Waggoner.” Sierra Sowell discovers her dead brother Jeffrey has been resurrected, summoned from the dead by a strange man named Corliss. Four others from Sierra’s life have been transformed into …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 July 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: LitReactor features a brief history of folk horror in literature Charles Bramesco writes in The Guardian on the virtues of longer horror movies Bloody Disgusting analyse the horror influences …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 June 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: Silent Motorist Media present ten weird writers that should be on all of our radars in 2019 Cracked pick out five horror movie sub-genres that will never die Real …

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe … Here Comes Forbidden Knowledge

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Primeval, and often arcane, we have always been fascinated with forbidden knowledge. Never content to leave well enough alone, humans have a particularly nasty habit of sticking their noses where they don’t belong, especially when it comes to acquiring information they’re not supposed to have. Biblical in nature, the forbidden is desirable … and usually …

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Look Out For … The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson

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“Davidson turns his attention to horror with a coming-of-age novel, at once touching and captivating, examining the power of storytelling and how our memories change over time.” Niagara Falls, 1980’s. Twelve year old Jake Baker meets a pair of siblings new to town, and introduces them to his eccentric uncle Calvin, collector of conspiracy theories …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 June 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: SPOILERS: CBR shows a number of ways in which Child’s Play (2019) tweaks or even subverts horror clichés The Independent newspaper feature a selection of the six-word horrors which have …

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Look Out For … The Tribe by Bari Wood

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“With historical accuracy and pulse-pounding suspense, Wood cranks up the tension with a creature you won’t soon forget, and characters that spring to life on the page.” 1945: The Belzec concentration camp is liberated. There they find a group of Jewish captives, surviving. But not just surviving … they are actually better-fed and in much …

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The Gotta: The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

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PSA: This column includes spoilers for The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay. Read at your own risk! While I am a pretty patient reader, one of my favorite experiences is when a book latches onto me from the very beginning and then does not let go. It’s a rare experience. …

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