Review: Dark Stars, edited by John F. D. Taff (Tor Nightfire)

You know me, I love a spooky anthology. And Tor Nightfire are dominating the horror game with their consistently awesome releases. So Dark Stars ticked so many of my boxes, and is chock-full of superb stories from the best modern horror writers. The stories in this collection are incredibly varied, but all succeed in reaching … Continue reading Review: Dark Stars, edited by John F. D. Taff (Tor Nightfire)

Review – All the White Spaces, by Ally Wilkes (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)

No spoilers, only that I really bloody loved this book. There is something innately terrifying about ice and snow. The unpredictable nature of sub-zero elements is not something I have a desire to experience. However, these circumstances can make for some cracking horror novels, such as Ally Wilkes’ brilliant debut, All The White Spaces.  Jonathan … Continue reading Review – All the White Spaces, by Ally Wilkes (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)

Review – The Haunting Season: Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights

Yaaay, a new ghost story collection! Some cracking British writers have banded together to give you the winter willies. You won't find a haunted cell phone or Zoom seance here; these tales of very much "traditional" ghost stories. Here's a mini breakdown of what you can expect. A Study in Black and White (Bridget Collins) … Continue reading Review – The Haunting Season: Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights

Review – Nothing But Blackened Teeth, by Cassandra Khaw (Macmillan Audio/Nightfire)

Look at that title! You basically know what you’re getting into with a title like that, right? I love a good audacious title.  If you are a horror aficionado, you will be shaking your head in despair right from the start of Nothing But Blackened Teeth. Five friends meet up in Japan, to celebrate the … Continue reading Review – Nothing But Blackened Teeth, by Cassandra Khaw (Macmillan Audio/Nightfire)