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Review: “Problem Child,” Victoria Helen Stone

Rating: 5 out of 5 Victoria Helen Stone’s Problem Child (A Jane Doe Thriller) is a fascinating follow-on to her Jane Doe. In that book, we met Jane, a complete sociopath who had oriented her entire current life around trying

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Short Take: “Seed,” Ania Ahlborn

Rating: 5 out of 5 Ania Ahlborn’s Seed is an excellent horror novel. Jack gets into a car accident with his wife (Aimee) and daughters (Abby, 10, and Charlie, 6) in the car. Just before he swerved hard and rolled

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Review: “Skin,” Kathe Koja

Rating: 4 out of 5 Kathe Koja’s horror novel Skin is quite… something. I’m still not entirely sure what I feel about it. Tess, a welder, makes sculptures out of metal. Bibi uses the medium of dance for her performances.

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Review: “The Cipher,” Kathe Koja

Rating: 5 out of 5 I’ve heard Kathe Koja’s horror novels are excellent, but until now I’d never read one. I absolutely loved The Cipher. Nakota and Nicholas are semi-sorta-sometimes a thing (or at least they sleep together, and Nicholas

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Review: “The Hollow Places,” T. Kingfisher

Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s horror tale The Hollow Places: A Novel kept me stuck to my seat until I finished it! Kara’s Uncle Earl runs the Glory to God Museum of Natural Wonders, Curiosities, and Taxidermy. When

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Review: “Saltblood,” T.C. Parker

Rating: 5 out of 5 T.C. Parker’s Saltblood is a curious tale in which ancient superstition and horror smack head-on into a futuristic prison. Now that there’s a company capable of scraping ridiculous amounts of information about any person out

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Review: “The Shuddering,” Ania Ahlborn

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Ania Ahlborn’s The Shuddering might make you a little more leery of entering the woods when it’s snowy about! Ryan Adler (an ambitious adrenaline junky) and his twin sister Jane (a schoolteacher), grew up quite

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Review: “We Are Wolves,” various authors

Rating: 5 out of 5 It’s rare that I give a full 5-out-of-5 to a multiple-author anthology, but We are Wolves: A Horror Anthology is worth it. The editors clearly had a vision for the book, nailed it down, and

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Review: “Brother,” Ania Ahlborn

Rating: 5 out of 5 Ania Ahlborn’s horror novel Brother is just fantastic! 19-year-old Michael is quiet and obedient. His abusive older brother Reb is his “best friend.” He was adopted, but at this point he fits into the family

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February Is Women In Horror Month

Not sure who you ought to read? Here’s a list of books by a bunch of excellent horror authors. All links lead to my reviews of said books, and there are enough books here that you could read one a

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