I Am Homeless If This Is Not My Home might be described as a necroscape or “the big adieu,” with dying and dead characters sprinkled liberally throughout the three interspersed plots.
“A ghost and the new owner of her home set out to solve a mystery and uncover a more sinister secret than a mere haunting.”
“Issued as a paperback original, Love & Other Crimes is a perfect match for summer’s relaxing moments, whether they are long ones on vacation or short breathers between home-ba
“a shadowy fairy tale, in which two lovers, of which one, unfortunately, is dead, live in an enchanted house inhabited with wondrously quirky beings.”
“Relying on atmosphere and suggestion rather than grimdark, author Darcy Coates offers a display of suspense and encroaching terror in the Folcroft Ghosts.”
“The author has taken the isolation of the Okefenokee Swamp and magnified it into a story of dread, fear, and supernatural inevitability.”
“As the first novel of an award-winning short story writer, In the Midst of the Sea makes an impressive debut.”
“Days by Moonlight is a trip down the rabbit hole to a Wonderland for adults, where the real and the unreal walk hand in hand, and it’s difficult to separate the two.”
Nell Freudenberger opens Lost and Wanted with wicked good literary instinct: “In the first few months after Charlie died, I began hearing from her much more frequently.
“a story not only of a haunted house but also of haunted people.”
“this story is full evidence that ghosties and ghoulies inhabit places other than the United States and Transylvania.”
“a subdued chiller relating how death brings a circle of events to a halt, only to begin once more when a spirit regains admittance into the living world.”
“A different kind of detective story, The Spirit Photographer is an American gothic novel set in a time of post-war turmoil.”
“an offbeat, occasionally absurd but haunting tale of life, death, heartbreak, and ultimately, redemption . . .”
“a delightful little tale, appropriate for telling when the lights are low and a flickering fire casts shadows over the Christmas tree.”
“a literary tour-de-force of the supernatural genre, at the same time disturbing, frightening, and fascinating.”
“Never enter a toy shop after midnight. . . .”
“the mix of romance, mystery, history, and the supernatural will appeal to readers looking for an easy read, a splash of nostalgia, and a moment of escape.”
“time is indeed a river in which events converge, collide, and flow on to an unavoidable future.”
With Japanese ghosts and demons, author Sean Michael Wilson and illustrator Michiru Morikawa have created cultural Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark in comic form.
“The heart wants someone to take away the fear. The heart wants answers even if they’re made up.”
“There’s nothing particularly wrong with Slade House but, sadly, there’s nothing especially right.”
“. . . the editor either fell asleep during the first chapter or ran out of red ink.”
“Kill Creek is the perfect novel to read on Halloween.”