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Review: “Snapshots from a Black Hole & Other Oddities,” K.C. Ball

Pros: A wonderful array of consistently great stories Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 The collection of K.C. Ball short stories entitled Snapshots from a Black Hole & Other Oddities is fabulous. It includes more than 20 stories of

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Short Take: “In the Light,” S.P. Miskowski

Pros: Skillute is fascinating! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 I believe that S.P. Miskowski’s In the Light (Skillute Cycle) (Volume 4) falls after her Astoria and Knock Knock and before The Worst Is Yet to Come. (It’s not

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Short Take: “Astoria,” S.P. Miskowski

Pros: Insightful Cons: Very internal Rating: 4 out of 5 In S.P. Miskowski’s Knock Knock, middle-aged Ethel unexpectedly became pregnant and gave birth to Connie Sara, a psychopathic little girl who killed animals and terrified her mother. In the novella

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Review: “Something Borrowed, Something Blood-Soaked,” Christa Carmen

Pros: Intense! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Christa Carmen’s Something Borrowed, Something Blood-Soaked is an intense and harrowing collection of horror short stories. A handful of them interconnect, with a couple mentioning the same city, a couple connecting

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Review: “The Worst Is Yet to Come,” S.P. Miskowski

Pros: Creepy! Cons: A little quick Rating: 4.5 out of 5 S.P. Miskowski’s The Worst Is Yet to Come takes place in the same town of Skillute, WA as her novel Knock Knock. It can be a dark and disturbing

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Review: “Etched in Bone,” Anne Bishop

Pros: Warm, whimsical, dark in places, tense Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 In Anne Bishop’s “The Others” world, humans live at the sufferance of the terra indigene, or earth natives. These include shape-shifters and vampires, among other, less

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Review: “The Triumvirate,” Mary SanGiovanni

Pros: Very alien; tense! Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Mary SanGiovanni’s The Triumvirate (The Hollower Trilogy Book 3) is a sequel to The Hollower and Found You. In book one, a faceless figure stalked a handful of people,

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Review: “Found You,” Mary SanGiovanni

Pros: Freaky! Cons: Ends a little suddenly Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Mary SanGiovanni’s Found You (The Hollower Trilogy Book 2) is an excellent sequel to the creepy book The Hollower. In that book, a handful of people were being

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Review: “The Hollower,” Mary SanGiovanni

Pros: Builds up into something gorgeous Cons: Starts out a little mundane Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Mary SanGiovanni’s The Hollower (The Hollower Trilogy Book 1) introduces us to Max Feinstein, who sees an unearthly figure called the Hollower. It’s

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Review: “Thrall,” Mary SanGiovanni

Pros: Very alien Cons: Not easy to picture; one character Rating: 4 out of 5 Mary SanGiovanni’s Thrall takes place in the same occult-heavy universe as her Chills and Behind the Door, but the character of Kathy Ryan is not

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