News Round-up Week Ending 12 February 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Hearts Strange and Dreadful, the new novel from Tim McGregor and Off Limits Press, out now New England, 1821—Hester Stokely, an orphan with unusual abilities, struggles to find her place in the pious town of Wickstead. …

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TOD 091 Quarantine Readings: Orrin Grey and Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Orrin Grey, as well as an all-new Reviews from the Weird with Gordon B. White’s highlights of 2020 and most anticipated 2021 reads. This episode’s content was recorded on Feb. 1, 2, and 3, 2021.  Show Notes The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series continues with  …

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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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TIH 385: Sara Tantlinger on Cradleland of Parasites, Discovering Horror, and the Pittsburgh HWA Chapter

TIH 385 Sara Tantlinger on Cradleland of Parasites, Discovering Horror, and the Pittsburgh HWA Chapter

In this podcast Sara Tantlinger talks about Cradleland of Parasites, discovering horror, the Pittsburgh HWA Chapter, and much more. About Sara Tantlinger Sara Tantlinger is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Devil’s Dreamland: Poetry Inspired by H.H. Holmes. Her other books include Cradleland of Parasites, Love for Slaughter, The Devil’s City (co-written with Matt …

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Book Review: Moon Child by Gaby Triana

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“An atmospheric and haunting tale of friendship, family and fate that readers will find equally bewitching and exciting.”   Gaby Triana is the bestselling author of 20 novels for teens and adults, including Wake the Hollow (Entangled: Teen, 2016), the Haunted Florida series (Island of Bones, River of Ghosts, City of Spells, all published by …

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An Interview with Preston Fassel, author of Landis: The Story of a Real Man on 42nd Street

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1980s’. Times Square, New York City. Specifically … 42nd Street. Called The Deuce, home of The Roxy in the theater district, and scores of porn stores and junk shops. Decadence reigned supreme. Not just the place, but the people, the movers and shakers, the storytellers and creatives. Artists from all walks of life, up and …

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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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News Round-up Week Ending 5 February 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Daughters of Darkness, the debut anthology from Black Angel, coming 14 February A quartet of established female horror writers from both sides of the Atlantic have joined supernatural forces to bring you – Daughters of Darkness …

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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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TIH 384: Rena Mason on The Evolutionist, Swimming with Sharks, and Working in the Operating Theatre

TIH 384 Rena Mason on The Evolutionist, Swimming with Sharks, and Working in the Operating Theatre

In this podcast Rena Mason talks about The Evolutionist, swimming with sharks, working in the operating theatre, and much more. About Rena Mason Rena Mason is an American author of Thai-Chinese descent, and the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Evolutionist and ‘The Devil’s Throat’, as well as a 2014 Stage 32 / The Blood …

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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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News Round-up Week Ending 29 January 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 9 March from writer A. G. Slatter and Titan Books, All the Murmuring Bones, available for pre-order now Miren O’Malley was orphaned as a young child and brought up by her grandparents on their isolated, rambling …

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Look Out For … The Loosening Skin by Aliya Whiteley

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“With her latest, Whiteley takes on our fascination with fame and celebrities, and the terrible price we pay when we’re forced to reinvent ourselves.” Rose Allington suffers from a very strange disease, an illness in which she sheds her skin. These sheds occur quickly, and ultimately change everything about her, who she loves, and trusts. …

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Book Review: The Gulp by Alan Baxter

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“Baxter has crafted the literary equivalent of a Venus flytrap and, by the time we feel the descent towards our own doom, the trap is already closing, and we are perfectly poised for the next volume of tales from The Gulp.” As Alan Baxter has himself said, he is yet to meet a genre he …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 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: Max Booth III writes for LitReactor on the transition to being a full time writer Bloody Disgusting dive into Promising Young Woman and consider the evolution of the rape revenge …

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