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Remains by Andrew Cull

A nightmarish vision and exploration into the desolation of grief! Cull is a writer I first discovered when reading a review over at Kendall Reviews (the UK’s number one Horror site) – the book was Bones and the author was Cull. Based on that review it was a book I had to get and review

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BOOK REVIEW: Holt House by L.G. Vey

‘If you see one, stay down, and stay quiet.’ Nothing is as it seems in L.G. Vey’s ‘Holt House’. A novella of the uncanny – horror and the weird, Vey weaves of tale that is more than surface level eeriness. The origin of ‘Holt House’ is as intriguing as its content. The novella was originally

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BOOK REVIEW: Help the Witch by Tom Cox

Help the Witch, a collection of ten stories from Tom Cox, shows how even in the most mundane life there can be a bit of the fantastical. Within these ten tales Cox utilises a number of different techniques to relay stories of break-ups, bleak futures, and loss. Straddling the line between horror, fantasy, and character

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BOOK REVIEW: Melmoth by Sarah Perry

Melmoth by Sarah Perry is a beast of a novel – a great hulking monster lurking in a bleak but beautifully constructed Gothic landscape. The horrors concealed in the pages of this book are waiting to lay their cold hands around the readers throat, once they get you they will pull you into the gloom

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BASEMENT OF HORRORS: The Innkeepers

If there’s something strange, In your local B&B, Who you gonna call? THE INNKEEPERS. Another underrated film that may have slipped past your horror net, Ti West builds up characters and tension rather than jump scares and the usual horror tropes – definitely a ‘catch it if you can,’ this Halloween month! Check back with

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BOOK REVIEW: The Upstairs Room by Katie Murray-Browne

Do you control your house: or does IT control you? This is Katie Murray-Browne’s debut novel, it is a peculiar subject matter but it is intriguing and was an enjoyable read. A typical family, Eleanor, Richard and their 2 young children buy a grand old Victorian house to renovate and make their own, BUT Eleanor

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INTERVIEW: Emma Glass

It is our great pleasure to share with you our interview with Emma Glass the fabulous mind to one of this years greatest debuts ‘Peach’ – we also had the honour of reviewing this before publication for Bloomsbury Circus and our review can be read here. Renews one’s faith in the power of literature –

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FILM REVIEW: EDGAR ALLAN POE’S LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

Like H.G. Wells, Stephen King and H.P. Lovecraft, the terrifying tales of Edgar Allan Poe have been scaring the bejesus out of people for many years – and with these authors in mind, Benjamin Cooper has taken Poe’s last recorded written work from May to August 1849, The Light House and has adapted the fragmentary sum of

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