Tag Archives: horror

The Day After Halloween, a new story

So after a night of trick-or-treating, which can mean different things if you’re a child, a parent, or a young adult, you wake up the next morning and everything is normal, right? Well, not for one father, who finds his … Continue reading

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A new story: To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Meet Daphne Vane. Daphne is, in her own eyes, a perfectly normal young American woman just starting out in life. She has a family that she thinks would be great contestants in a surreality game show. As actual family, they … Continue reading

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Review: Dawn Kurtagich, The Dead House

It was the cover, and the tag line “the girl of nowhere,” that snagged me when I was looking for something light to read, because as we all know, Young Adult horror novels are light reading. Well, Dawn Kurtagich’s debut … Continue reading

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Women as werewolves: reviewing Ginger Snaps and When Animals Dream

Horror creatures began as men. Varney the Vampyre and Dracula, Universal’s werewolf, even the original mummy monster, they were all guys. “Ah,” but I hear you say, “what about J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla?” Thank you for making my point. … Continue reading

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The 2015 moldy oldie(s): Midwich Cuckoos of the Damned

Every Halloween I dust off a long-forgotten supernatural horror story to read and review. It’s been a busy November, which is why I’m only getting to writing up my review of 2015’s selection today.  This year’s “moldy oldie” is the … Continue reading

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Chapter 9 of Magician’s Misfortune

It’s “Empathy for the devil” in chapter 9 of Magician’s Misfortune as Harry Eberhardt, demon slayer for the Office of Occult Affairs, finds out why having three empaths on the same case is a bad idea. Though he takes a fall … Continue reading

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Chapter 19 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

Deadly snakes, Satanic porn, and beer: Jane Harris leads a dangerous life. And that’s even before we consider the people in her life. Although some of them don’t exactly qualify as people. But what teenage girl worries about danger? All … Continue reading

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