[REVIEW] Every Last Fear – by Alex Finlay

EVERY LAST FEAR – by Alex Finlay Published by Minotaur Books / Available March 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5 ~ Overview: A family is discovered dead in Mexico, seemingly killed by a gas leak. Except for the father, who is in pieces outside. Two sons remain; one in prison for a murder he did…

[REVIEW] Electric Midnight: Dog Eat Dog – by Andrew Post

ELECTRIC MIDNIGHT: DOG EAT DOG – by Andrew Post Published by Andrew Post / Available March 2021 Verdict: 5 out of 5 ~ Overview: It’s the “turn of the century,” 1999, in Detroit. A mafia stash house is hit by a rival family. Hitmen are contracted on both sides. Dog Eat Dog is the first…

[REVIEW] Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy – by Hailey Piper

UNFORTUNATE ELEMENTS OF MY ANATOMY Published by The Seventh Terrace / Available May 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5 ~ Overview: Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy isHailey Piper’s debut collection, featuring eighteen stories. Though most of these shorts have appeared elsewhere, two are brand new. The closing entry is also a never-before-published novelette. If you…

REVIEW: Holes in the Veil – by Beth Overmyer

HOLES IN THE VEIL – by Beth Overmyer Published by Flame Tree Press / Available February 2021 Verdict: 3 out of 5 ~ Overview: Holes in the Veil continues the journey of Aidan Ingledark and his pursuit of the Goblets Immortal. Now in possession of a map leading to the whereabouts of the Questing Goblet,…

[REVIEW] The Lost Village – by Camilla Sten

THE LOST VILLAGE – by Camilla Sten (Translated by Alexandra Fleming) Published by Minotaur Books / Available March 2021 Verdict: 4 out of 5 ~ Overview: In 1959, an entire village of people disappeared. Sixty years later, documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt takes a small crew to old mining town in search of answers. It takes…

[REVIEW] Milk Teeth – by Wren Pasdot

MILK TEETH By Wren Pasdot Self-Published Available January 2021 Milk Teeth is something else. Let me first say don’t be turned off by the synopsis on Amazon, which may lead you to believe a child wrote this story. Pasdot just begins that section of the listing with the kind of backwoods language you’ll find the…