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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 March 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: Crimereads ask why we are so obsessed with psychopaths LitReactor explains why atmosphere is so crucial to horror fiction Bloody Disgusting offer up eight movies as a gateway to …

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Look Out For … A Still and Awful Red by Michael Howarth

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“With his debut adult novel, Howarth shifts the narrative of the Elizabeth Bathory legend to a seamstress caught in a web of madness, presenting a horrifying tale of survival.” Hungary, 1609. An accomplished seamstress dreaming of more comfortable life is chosen by Countess Bathory to sew a new series of gowns. Maria jumps at the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 March 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: LitHub provides this long read on how Algernon Blackwood derived sublime horror from nature Bloody Disgusting dig into why classic horror films are still important Kendall Reviews look back …

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Look Out For … The Night Stockers by Kristopher Triana and Ryan Harding

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“Get to clipping your coupons … with Triana and Harding writing together, this book promises to be a blue-light special straight down the bowels of Hell.” The troubles are just starting for the employees of the Freshway grocery store. Already unhappy about working an overnight shift, the team has to face a siege from their …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 March 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: Mark Allen Gunnells talks to Horror Oasis about finding his place in horror Kendall Reviews get ten tips on submitting to anthologies from award-winning editor Deborah Sheldon Writer Cynthia …

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Look Out For … Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

“With his latest, Chapman dives into the 1980’s Satanic Panic fears and how those reverberations of past accusations can have horrifying consequences.” For Richard, there is no past, only the present. A new marriage, his son, and living the quiet life as an art teacher in Danvers, Virginia. Then, at the Elementary school where Richard …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 1 March 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: Crime reads ask what’s left to write about strange and frightening houses Writer Jennifer Soucy tells Divination Hollow why she writes creepy stuff The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature …

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Look Out For … Near the Bone by Christina Henry

Near the Bone by Christina Henry

“Henry’s latest is the tale of a woman trapped by horrifying psychological and human forces, as well as something deadly and hungry in the woods.” Mattie doesn’t remember how long she’s been living on the mountain with William. She just knows to never make him upset. She realizes they’re not that alone on the mountain …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 February 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: Horror DNA discuss the phantom female in Asian horror as part of their WiHM coverage The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature the new Twisted Anatomy anthology from Scifi and …

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Look Out For … The Second Bell by Gabriela Houston

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“With The Second Bell, Houston’s debut novel, Slavic mythology is on full display as a young striga gives in to her true nature to survive.” Striga. A child born with two hearts. In this mountain community, such a child is considered a curse, a demon that must be abandoned to the forest to protect the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 February 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: Tor Nightfire begin a new series of articles on horror fiction in audio format with Shawn M. Garrett Divination Hollow feature an article by Jamie Zaccaria on the role …

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Look Out For … A Bright Enchanted Suffering by Eric LaRocca

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“With these two stories, LaRocca exposes those horrors that love to hide in the shadows, ripping the flesh away with skilful intensity.” A married couple with an infant child become dangerously entangled with another couple eager to play a terrifying game with tragic consequences. In the rainforest in Costa Rica, a widower and his daughter run …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 February 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: Writer Janine Pipe writes a publisher profile of Kandisha Press as part of Night Worms’ WiHM coverage Bloody Disgusting highlight thirteen horror books to get excited about in 2021 …

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Look Out For … Goddess of Filth by V. Castro

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“With her latest novella, Castro conjures a fast-paced, hard-hitting tale of possession and the power of friendship straight out of Aztec mythology.” On a hot summer night, five friends … Lourdes, Ana, Pauline, Fernanda, and Perla … have a séance. Everything is fun and games and tipsy laughter, but soon their giggles turn to horror …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 1 February 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: Mother Horror picks out eight terrifying translated tales for LitReactor Gemma Amor writes for Horrified Magazine on the female experience of fear Kendall Reviews present the first chapter of …

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