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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 January 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: Dread Central explain how horror saved the diabolical year that was 2020 Horror DNA feature reviewer Tony Jones’ top novels of the year Horrified Magazine report on some real …

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Look Out For … Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo

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“In her latest, Pelayo resets the classic Pied Piper fairy-tale in modern times with a tale of deadly secrets and horrifying promises.” Detective Lauren Medina finds a calling card while investigating a murder scene in Chicago. The Pied Piper has returned. Another body turns up, this time at the exact location Lauren’s sister’s body was …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 December 2020

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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 feature an article by writer and poet Stephanie M. Wytovich on bibliomancy for drafting Bloody Disgusting feature film The Lodge as part of their Formative Fears series Horror DNA’s …

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Look Out For … Weed by Joseph D’Lacey

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“With his latest novel, D’Lacey turns his attention to a sentient, deadly, parasitic plant, hungry to take its place at the top of the food-chain.” Fortescue Hall is home to Lady Cynthia Fortescue, and the headquarters of her global business empire. Pressure has been building constantly at the Hall, abused staff simmering with resentment, and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 December 2020

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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: Beyond the Veil magazine rewatch the original Night of the Living Dead in the harsh light of 2020 Crime Reads pick out the ten best gothic fiction releases of 2020 …

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Look Out For … The Hobgoblin of Little Minds by Mark Matthews

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“With his latest novella, Matthews blurs the edges of science and horror with an intimate view of mental illness and patient treatment.” All Kori wanted was for her father to get better. She suffered through his mental illness, and now he’s disappeared. Breaking into the abandoned Northville Psychiatric Hospital, she’s hoping to find some trace …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 December 2020

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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 look back at the film adaptations of Dean Koontz’s horror fiction Horror Tree feature another of Ken MacGregor’s Brain Babies articles – this time on genre hopping …

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Look Out For … The Gulp by Alan Baxter

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“Baxter’s latest effort features a new playground, The Gulp, where weird is the norm and outsiders rarely survive.” Plenty of weird things are going on in The Gulp. For the residents, it’s just the way things are in the Australian harbour town. There are some maps that don’t even show The Gulp. No one who …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 December 2020

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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 look back at the film adaptation of Stephen King’s Misery 30 years on Night Worms suggest a whole slew of great titles to help you out of …

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Look Out For … Red Hands by Christopher Golden

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“With his latest Ben Walker novel, Golden hits the ground running with a strange bio-weapon and the perfect standalone entry into the world of this globe-trotting weird detective.” It begins on July 4th. A car plows through a parade, and the driver stumbles out into the crowd. Sick, possibly dying, the man’s hands kill anyone …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 November 2020

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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 feature seven family gathering movies to ease you into the holiday season Bloody Disgusting look back at the 2010 ski lift focussed movie, Frozen Alan Baxter welcomes …

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Look Out For … The Taxidermist’s Lover by Polly Hall

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“With its gothic setting and lurid subject matter, Hall’s eerie prose is just right for those cold winter nights.” Soon after Scarlett meets Henry, they fall into a passionate love affair. Henry is a taxidermist, and Scarlett becomes obsessed with his creations as Henry becomes influenced by Felix, his rival. A year later, Scarlett looks …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 November 2020

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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 and editor Mark Matthews writes on the topic of bipolar disorder in relation to his new novel Bloody Disgusting select five of Clive Barker’s Books of Blood stories …

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Look Out For … We Hear Voices by Evie Green

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“With this new novel writing as Evie Green, the imaginary friend trope gets new life against the backdrop of a terrible flu, eerily mirroring and channelling our current fears and obsessions.” Most kids have imaginary friends. So when Rachel’s son Billy suddenly recovers from a terrible flu that’s killed many, she doesn’t even think of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 November 2020

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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 pick out five latinx horror authors you need to know LitReactor provide the keys to successful collaborative writing Book Riot suggest six horror books in translation to …

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