Look Out For… Within These Walls by Ania Ahlborn and The Blondes by Emily Schultz

Look Out For… Within These Walls by Ania Ahlborn “A Russian Doll of a novel, each layer of the narrative revealing something even more harrowing beneath.”  With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles, washed up crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback. So when he’s promised exclusive access to …

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Book Review: Skullcrack City by Jeremy Robert Johnson

Skullcrack City

“ We finally see Johnson tackle the bizarre in full novel form, and the results are spectacular!” S.P. Doyle cracked the code, and now he’s going to bring the bank down to its knees. Popping the latest designer drug, Hexadrine (street name Hex), he falls down the rabbit hole, consumed by paranoia and a constant …

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TIH 040: A Pound of Flesh Written and Narrated by Fred Venturini

The Heart Does Not Grow Back Fred Venturini

In this podcast Fred Venturini reads his short story ‘A Pound of Flesh’ taken from the This Is Horror 2013 Anthology of the Year The Booked Anthology. About Fred Venturini Fred Venturini grew up in Patoka, Illinois. The Heart Does Not Grow Back, his debut novel, was released in 2014. His short fiction has been published in …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 April 2015

Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: The Eeriness of the English Countryside The Impact of It Follows: What Makes a Good Horror Film? Five Books About Backwoods Horror The Birth of the Vampyre: Dracula …

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Horror Comics Roundup: March 2015


With two new series debuting, and yet another instalment of an ongoing miniseries, March 2015 was a grand month for horror comics. First on the horizon is Dark Horse’s latest offering from Mike Mignola (Hellboy, B.P.R.D.) with Frankenstein: Underground. Mignola has created one helluva universe with his series, with overlapping characters and historical occult lore …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 April

The Walking Dead cast and creators talk season 6 Those of you that cannot wait for more walker action may want to cast their eyes on this short clip from the cast and crew from The Walking Dead where they give some hints on what we can expect from season 6 – set to hit …

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Tattered Tomes: Spreading the Disease

The Horror Bug hit me at an early age. My first infection came when my Mom came home from the store with some comic books. Typical superhero stuff, but I just couldn’t put down Marvel’s Man-Thing. The combination of lurid, nightmarish artwork and pulse-pounding characters and story drove me into a fever. The Horror Bug …

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The Cutting Room: The Funhouse Massacre

The Funhouse Massacre Six of the world’s scariest psychopaths escape from a local asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween funhouse, whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror. Why we’re looking forward to this: Two words. Robert Englund. Though Elm Street is a long way …

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Film Review: Spring (2014)

“Viewers seeking more than the typical gore-fest will find themselves pleasantly surprised.” After burying his mother, Evan tries to drown his sorrows in drink, resulting in a nasty barroom brawl. Suddenly jobless, and with the police pounding on his door, he grabs his passport and gets the first flight out to Italy to finally take …

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TIH 039: Bob Pastorella on Weird Crime, Writing Groups and Great Storytelling

Bob Pastorella

In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about weird crime, writing critique groups and great storytelling. About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has been featured in The Booked. Anthology, Warmed & Bound: A Velvet Anthology, and In Search of A City: Los Angeles In 1000 Words. …

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