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Signed Copies of RAIJU


Author Karen Koehler, whose book Raiju I reviewed for Famous Monsters of Filmland has stated on her blog that her mother has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She has to undergo a double mastectomy. For those who know someone stricken with any type of cancer, you know what a toll it can take physically, emotionally and financially. Karen is offering …

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Book Review: A Haunted Halloween – Author Paul Melniczek

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A Haunted Halloween by Paul Melniczek Introduction Wicked Treats By The Light…Of The Sinister Moon Effortless Celebrate With Us Reunion The Last Ride (A Halloween Treat) October Haze Within These Bindings The Invited Tricks The Attic Door Publishers Afterword Artwork by Frank Walls Wicked Treats Reunion October Haze The Attic Door Halloween. The name itself conjures up a witch’s brew …

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Book Review: Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole – Author Kristi Petersen Schoonover


Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole – Kristi Petersen Schoonover In these chilling ghost stories set in Disney Parks, a thief is haunted by her sticky-fingered past. A woman wants an angry spirit to stop torturing her. A teenager demands her parents expel her wicked sibling. And a pilot wishes to unload his eerie cargo. But each will discover exorcism isn’t …

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Book Review: The Flock – Author James Robert Smith


The Flock by James Robert Smith “A remote Florida pine forest has been targeted for theme-park development by the Berg Brothers Studio who would like to make the area into “the perfect American township.” Unfortunately for them, some of the forest’s inhabitants are none too happy. It doesn’t help that those residents are a colony of ten-foot-tall Titanis walleri—intelligent, prehistoric, …

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Ronald Kelly Digital


Friends this a deal you do not want to miss. Ronald Kelly, the king of southern fried horror has two digital books for the unbelievable price of $6.99. Hell Hollow and Dark Dixie II: Tales of Southern Horror. Available at Crossroads Press. You are not going to find a bargain like this too often and just in time for Halloween …

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Book Review: Johnny Halloween – Author Norman Partridge


Johnny Halloween: Norman Partridge “Norman Partridge’s Halloween novel, Dark Harvest, was chosen as one of Publishers Weekly’s 100 Best Books of 2006. A Bram Stoker Award winner and World Fantasy nominee, Partridge’s rapid-fire tale of a small town trapped by its own shadows welcomed a wholly original creation, the October Boy, earning the author comparisons to Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, …

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Halloween Contest


As October is in full swing and for us horror lovers there is no better month. A great way to get started on your Halloween fun is to swing over to HorrorNews.net’s good friend Ronald Kelly’s site for his annual Halloween contest. He is giving away some excellent prizes. Just follow the link: www.ronaldkelly.com. His new book Hell Hollow, which …

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Book Review: The Painted Darkness – Author Brian James Freeman


The Painted Darkness by Brian James Freeman When Henry was a child, something terrible happened in the woods behind his home, something so shocking he could only express his terror by drawing pictures of what he had witnessed. Eventually, Henry’s mind blocked out the bad memories, but he continued to draw, often at night by the light of the moon. …

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Darkside Digital News


Greg F. Gifune’s SORCERER Hits Digital Other than appearing as a bonus story in the Altar 13 Kingdom Of Shadows limited hardcover, Greg F. Gifune’s novella Sorcerer hasn’t seen print and isn’t slated to see print publication, but you can download the ebook now for $5.95. PDF, MOBI, or EPUB, which covers the majority of e-readers on the market. See …

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Book Review: Diary Of A Gentleman Diabolist – Author Robin Spriggs


Diary Of A Gentleman Diabolist by Robin Spriggs This collection of interconnected prose poems by acclaimed fabulist Robin Spriggs defies easy classification. Equal parts grimoire, dream journal, adversaria, metafictional scripture, oracular revelation, and astral travelogue, Diary of a Gentleman Diabolist is a darkly seductive journey through the demon-haunted nether regions of magic, myth, and the poetic imagination. I had no …

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Magazine Review: Morpheus Tales Magazine – Dark Sorcery Special


MORPHEUS TALES – DARK SORCERY SPECIAL Dark Sorcery: An Introduction By Tommy B. Smith Power Drunk By John “JAM” Arthur Miller The Word By Aaron Gudmunson Secret Ingredients By Bill Ward Moon And Shadow By Dennis McDonald Veil Of The Weary One By Lee Clark Zumpe Jackie’s Lost Children By Lee Thompson One Last Trist By Samantha Wood Magic Coin …

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Book Review: Ouroboros – Author Michael Kelly & Carol Weekes


Ouroboros by Michael Kelly and Carol Weekes In a small coastal town, an ancient force stirs, drawn by the cumulative power of life and death, grief and sorrow, and ultimately, endless love. OUROBOROS – life out of death. Tom Christiansen’s wife of 35-years, Dolly, is dead. His world suddenly shattered, Tom takes refuge in his house to grieve and reflect. …

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Book Review: A Host Of Shadows – Author Harry Shannon

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A Host Of Shadows – Harry Shannon “Everyone carries a shadow,” wrote analyst Carl Jung, “and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.” Few of us see the shadow with any clarity. Turn around for a peek, it slips away. Our violent, sexually tinged fantasies are indulged regularly in darkened theaters, …

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