Category: Features

Look Out For … The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

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“Using the online forum as a storytelling tool, DeWitt provides a chilling account of an ambitious doctor facing unfathomable evil that threatens himself and everyone he cares about.” Chronicled through a series of online posts, psychiatrist Parker H. gives us an account of his time working in a New England hospital. His patient is a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 June 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 Zachary Ashford writes for Gingernuts of Horror on the enduring bond between heavy metal and horror Dead Head Reviews features an article by writer Hailey Piper as part …

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Look Out For … Devil’s Creek by Todd Keisling

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“Channeling the epic tomes that shaped horror fiction in the late seventies and early eighties, Keisling delivers a tale of small town life that is as gruesome in horror as it is personal.” Devil’s Creek lies west of Stauford, Kentucky. Legend has it there was a church there called Lord’s Church of Holy Voices. This …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 1 June 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: Crime Reads explain how all great literature has a basis of horror Sublime Horror examine the pertinence of Dishonored‘s psychological horror, eight years on LitReactor look at the inherent queerness …

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Look Out For … Those Below The Tree House by Matt Hayward

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“With this new novel, Hayward delivers a coming-of-age story with all the horror, and heart, readers have come to expect with his work.” During his thirteenth birthday, Tony’s stepfather is severely wounded from a strange bite on his neck. The sole police officer in Riverside searches the woods for the attacker. They tell Tony not …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 May 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 on how to write conflict without simply resorting to violence Tor Nightfire feature five YA horror novels packed with adult scares Ink Heist feature brand …

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Look Out For … Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford

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“With his latest novel, Ford dives into the world of out of body experiences and serial killers, offering a disturbing and nightmarish voyeuristic experience.” After witnessing a murder at the local deli, a small town librarian realizes that his usual sleep paralysis nightmares have turned into something much more sinister. Traumatized from holding a dying …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 May 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 Lineup talk to Kathe Koja about her favourite genre-defying tales of terror Gwendolyn Kiste writes for Nightmare Magazine’s ‘The H-word’ on the horror of solitude Curious Fictions feature …

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Look Out For … Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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“With her latest effort, Moreno-Garcia weaves the Gothic novel with Mexican folklore to deliver a tale of nightmarish, pulse-pounding horror.” Debutante Noemí Taboada lives a life of beautiful gowns and glamorous cocktail parties. When she receives a strange letter from her recently wed cousin begging to be saved from a mysterious doom, Noemí wastes no …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 May 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 drill down into the monsters of American Horror Story and pick out two examples of ‘The monstrous-feminine’ Bloody Disgusting look back at the phenomenon that is Friday the …

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Look Out For … Until Summer Comes Around by Glenn Rolfe

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“Under the backdrop of forbidden summer love, Rolfe explores a classic horror trope with his own unique twists and turns.” Fifteen-year-old Rocky Zukas is under the spell of summer love. After meeting a mysterious girl named November, his world turns upside down. Gabriel, November’s brother, and keeper of the family secret, does not approve. He …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 May 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 pick out ten horror novels that you shouldn’t try to reinvent unless you’re awesome, brave & stupid Bloody Disgusting suggest nineteen new horror films, games and series coming …

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Look Out For … Armageddon House by Michael Griffin

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“With mounting tension and claustrophobic paranoia, Griffin’s latest effort promises to send readers on a unsettling and disturbing ride.” Deep underground, four people live together in a subterranean facility. Everything they should want is there; medicine, water, and food. There’s even a bar, and a gym with a swimming pool. Only problem they have is …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 April 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: Mother Horror writes for Tor Nightfire on her favourite season: spring, and selects ten horrifying nature-focussed reads Ink Heist feature a new, previously unpublished story by the king of …

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Look Out For … The Girl in the Video by Michael David Wilson

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“With The Girl in the Video, Michael David Wilson’s debut novella, he creates a surreal paranoid nightmare instantly relatable in our digital content-saturated world”  A teacher receives a video from an unknown sender. The video is a little weird, and strangely arousing. And then there are more videos. What do they want? Descending into paranoia …

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