The publication of poet Sylvia Plath’s newly discovered short story, Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom, follows the highly acclaimed second and final volume of her letters (The Letter
“A cautionary tale of psychological horror, offering the sad solution that in order to contain a monster one has to become that monster.”
It seems everyone is on a diet, but what about those who aren't, yet are dropping pounds? This is the predicament baffling Scott Carey. Every time he steps on the scale, he weighs less.
This spooky book by Kate Coombs has 17 poems. It is creepy from beginning to end. The art is dark with lots of black, brown, olive green, orange, and pops of red and white.
It’s been a while since Glen Cook took us into the world of what is arguably his most famous work, the world of the Black Company.
Called “Sweden’s Stephen King” by the Washington Post, Lindqvist offers up this latest work, the first of a projected trilogy.
“For the dedicated Anne Rice/Lestat fan as well as the newcomer just discovering the series, this soft-cover volume is a must.”
Threaded with magic and peril, Laird Hunt’s latest novel explores the wilds of colonial New England through the lens of a missing woman.
“A chilling journey through a killer’s mind . . .”
“Lestat may say he doesn’t want to cause the deaths of his fellow undead but that’s what happens in this continuation of The Vampire Chronicles.”
Barren promised to be an interesting read for two reasons: one, it centers on an LGBTQ protagonist, which is something that’s still hard to find in mainstream fantasy fiction, and two, it
“In a horrifyingly paranormal way, this is a coming of age story.”
If you’ve ever flown, then you’ll know the fear that can sometimes come with the experience; the unexpected turbulence, unforeseen weather events, the vertigo, the constant possibility that somethi
“Baby Teeth is a very satisfying read. More psychological thriller than horror, it’s a finely crafted exploration of the breakdown of the family unit . .
“. . . begins with a good premise that dissolves into a disappointment . . .”
“this story is full evidence that ghosties and ghoulies inhabit places other than the United States and Transylvania.”
“a delightful fairy tale for adults, a fable set in Victorian Canada with an enjoyable cast of characters, and quite probably a moral or two hidden somewhere within its pages.”
With his Autumn and Hater series, British horror/thriller author David Moody reinvented the zombie. With One of Us Will Be Dead by Morning (St.
“Masterfully written and sure to supply plenty of creepy-crawlies, The Outsider by Stephen King once again hits the ball out of the park.”
“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 breathless, oxygen-deprived framework intensifying the terror of the written word”
“A different kind of detective story, The Spirit Photographer is an American gothic novel set in a time of post-war turmoil.”
It is said that imitation is the purest form of flattery. Be that true, the question becomes what hold does a feeble imitation of a literary classic have on flattery.
“an enthralling account that stands out from the pack of environmental literature.”
“A story the reader will select with a wriggle of delight and a frisson of dread.”