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Juniper by Ross Jeffery

Ross Jeffery’s Juniper is a rare-breed indeed, a snarling animal of a novella that sinks its teeth into you and refuses to let go. From the very first line, we are draw into a surreal world where nobody is quite right in the head, and where the most innocuous people are fearsome tyrants behind closed

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Ross Jeffery’s Best Books Read in 2019

It’s been a busy year again here at STORGY and I’ve been reading everything and everything yet again – from the big hitting publishers to the brave publishing of Independent Presses (which are putting out some astonishing works of late) to some self published works. Not to mention the hundreds of short stories I’ve read

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Lost Voices by Various

Lost Voices was a real treasure to discover and read. Every story that I read just made me a prisoner and I knew I was suffering from Stockholm Syndrome as I never wanted to leave its pages. From the front-page cover to the last page of this book, I felt at home. The  cover image

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Project 13 Dark Issue #2 – Cursed Crossing – CROWDFUNDING

Hello and welcome! Come closer! My name is Joseph Sale, author and editor and Storgy contributor of yore. Sometimes I’m called The Mindflayer by those who know my true form, and today I’m here to tell you about a new venture in need of your help. Ah, yes, you’ve tried to step away but now

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BOOK REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s classic envisages a dystopian future in which the job of firemen is to seek out books and burn them. In this edition, introduced by Michael Moorcock, Sam Weber’s astonishing illustrations perfectly capture the novel’s haunting atmosphere. IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see

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BOOK REVIEW: Demi-Gods by Eliza Robertson

‘Demi-Gods’ is the debut novel from Eliza Robertson who was a recipient of the Man Booker Scholarship and the Curtis Brown Prize, she was also the winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The book is set in the 1950’s and follows the life of Willa. A child that has had a very difficult

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BOOK REVIEW: Paperbacks From Hell by Grady Hendrix

Grady Hendrix has been quietly working in the background like code on a computer, he’s churned out some fabulous fiction over the last couple of years (Horrorstor and My Best Friends Exorcism), and we were delighted to review some of his work and interview him recently. STORGY are predicting big things from Hendrix and so

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BOOK REVIEW: Lair by James Herbert

‘Lair’ is the sixth novel by the greatest and most prolific English horror writer of all time, the man needs no introduction so we will jump straight in and look at James Herbert’s sequel to The Rats (1974). Herbert returns to the world of Rats, big fecking rats with an axe to grind. His first

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BOOK REVIEW: The Boy on the Bridge by MR Carey

Michael Carey or M. R. Carey is the established British writer of prose fiction and comic books. He has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic 4, Marvel’s flagship superhero titles – of which I own many. He is also the writer behind the book and screen play

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BOOK REVIEW: The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Form the award winning author Kiran Millwood Hargrave of ‘The Girl of Ink & Stars’ comes her much anticipated follow up novel ‘The Island at the End of Everything’ and what a book it is. A kaleidoscopic depiction of a young girls struggles on the Island of Culion in 1906. An island that is both

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