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Look Out For … The Children of Red Peak by Craig DiLouie

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“With his latest novel, DiLouie applies psychological suspense to the fallout of the haunted survivors of a religious death cult with horrifying results.” David, Deacon, and Beth all live with a terrible secret. They survived a religious cult’s last days at Red Peak mountain as children. As adults, the trauma of those events are a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 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 Orrin Grey writes for The Lineup on thirteen best ghost shows on TV The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature a guest post by Nico Bell on dysfunctional families …

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Look Out For … The Book of Malachi by T.C. Farren

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“With her third novel, Farren easily slips into horror and speculative fiction with a searing story of forgiveness and survival.”  Thirty years old and mute, Malachi receives a truly remarkable job offer: Six months as warden for Raizier Pharmaceuticals, and they’ll graft him a new tongue.  The job is on an oil rig, part of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 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: The Guardian talk to two members of the team behind the BBC’s Ghostwatch, about how the cult mockumentary came together Damien Angelica Walters writes for Tor Nightfire on growing up …

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Look Out For … Boneset & Feathers by Gwendolyn Kiste

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“With her latest novel, Kiste conjures a time long ago, and witches and those that wish to destroy them, with a story only she could deliver.” Barely escaping execution, Odette has lived in exile in the woods for five years. The rest of her family wasn’t so lucky, and all her magic wasn’t enough to …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 October 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 Indrapramit Das writes on the monstrousness of the real for Tor Nightfire Stephanie M. Wytovich writes for LitReactor on poetry and battling the slasher movie in your head …

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Look Out For … Wyrd and Other Derelictions by Adam L.G. Nevill

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“With this new collection, Nevill presents seven tales, without characters or dialogue, based on frightening settings, allowing us to sift through the ruins of ritual and destruction to piece together events and unleash the horror. “ A derelict ship with a dreadful cargo crosses a black ocean. Signs of slaughter and devotion lie below deck, telling …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 October 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: Sublime Horror dig deep into Ari Aster’s Midsommar, analysing it as reproductive horror Dead Head Reviews suggest five spooky reads for the second half of Halloween month Laird Barron …

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Look Out For … Haunted: Perron Manor by Lee Mountford

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“With his new novel series, Mountford tackles hauntings with his fictional home Perron Manor, just in time for the season.” The house seemed too good to be true. When sisters Sarah and Chloe inherit Perron Manor, the kind of home they never dreamed of owning, it really did feel too good to be true. But …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 October 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 David Quantick explains the blurred line between comedy and horror to Tor Nightfire Steve Stred Begins a new feature called ‘Books from the Crypt’ at Kendall Reviews LitReactor’s  …

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Look Out For … The Night Will Find Us by Matthew Lyons

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“With his debut novel, Lyons presents us with the camping trip from Hell, set in the deep woods of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, a region with its own history of strange creatures that roam the night.” School’s out! For Parker, Chloe, and their four friends, that means only one thing … time for a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 October 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 present the case for Self-indie Publishing to avoid Self-Publishing stigma Horror DNA analyse Stephen King’s fear of vehicles The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature an essay on creativity, …

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Look Out For … Weird World War III, edited by Sean Patrick Hazlett

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“Weird World War III stokes our collective fears with tales of worst-case scenario nightmares by some of the best writers in the business.”  Suppose the USA had gone to war with the Soviet Union. Fighting on sea, air, land, even beyond to the astral plane. Struggling to dominate parallel dimensions. Battling on the surface of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 September 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 explain how we have The X-Files to thank for pushing the boundaries of TV scares LitReactor offer up ten editing tricks to improve your writing Sci-fi & Scary …

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Look Out For … The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

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“With this new novel, Kingfisher cranks up the creepy factor with strange portals that open the doorway for horrifying monsters that thrive on fear.” Behind a hole in the wall of her uncle’s house, Kara discovers a strange bunker with cryptic words inside. Pray they are hungry. Newly divorced, Kara is now back home, and …

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