[REVIEW] Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke – by Eric LaRocca

⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2 This novella steadily grows scarier and more unsettling as it moves along. In the beginning, everything is cute and harmless. The story turns wicked shortly after, in little bits at first, but then full blast. I was sickened. Creeped out. Horrified, yet excited. This story will likely upset you at least once. I had…

[REVIEW] Five Decembers – by James Kestrel

FIVE DECEMBERS – by James Kestrel Publisher: Hard Case Crime Available: October 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5.0 The Overview:  (Synopsis provided by Goodreads) December 1941. America teeters on the brink of war, and in Honolulu, Hawaii, police detective Joe McGrady is assigned to investigate a homicide that will change his life forever. Because the…

[REVIEW] City of Blood – by Daniel Barnett

CITY OF BLOOD (NIGHTMARELAND VOL.5) – by Daniel Barnett Publisher: Daniel Barnett Available: May 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5.0 Overview: (Synopsis copied over from Goodreads listing) There’s a house on Utah Lake. A safe haven resting in the shadow of the unspeakable, the locale promises refuge for the Flashlighters after tragedy drives them back…

[REVIEW] Gulf by Shelly Campbell

GULF – by Shelly Campbell Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publishing Available: April 2021 Verdict: 3.25 out of 5.0 Overview: David is the youngest in a large family that vacations in a cabin every summer. All his life, he’s been largely ignored and bullied by his siblings and mother. Only his father and brother, James, seem to…

[REVIEW] From Death Reborn – by Kenneth W. Cain

FROM DEATH REBORN – by Kenneth W. Cain Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publishing Available: April 2021 Verdict: 4.25 out of 5.0 Overview: (Courtesy of Goodreads listing) In the spaces between Heaven and Hell there is the un-life, a place where all beings are but pieces on a chessboard. Influenced by greed and power and love, each…

[REVIEW] Twisted: Tainted Tales – by Janine Pipe

TWISTED: TAINTED TALES – by Janine Pipe Publisher: Pipe Screams Press Available: May 2021 Verdict: 4.25 out of 5.0 Overview: Jill has been tasked with clearing out an abandoned house. Inside, she discovers an 80’s mixtape and a locked desk drawer of papers. With these discoveries comes a collection of stories, all horrific in their…