REVIEW: The Spite House

A spite house is a house that is built literally to piss off the neighbors. This particular spite house has been reported to be haunted and the owner is looking for someone to stay there to document what is happening. Eric and his daughters are looking for a quick way to make money as theyContinue reading “REVIEW: The Spite House”

REVIEW: All Hallows

It’s Halloween night in a small town and many of its residents are gearing up for fun and revelry. One family is running a haunted trail through the woods, another is hosting a block party and lots of teens and kids are getting ready to trick or treat. But, no one will make it throughContinue reading “REVIEW: All Hallows”

2022 Reading By the numbers

300 books 101,945 pages204 Netgalley / ARC / Author request 66 Backlist 67 Audiobook 231 Female 87 BIPOC author 32 Contemporary 57 Historical Fiction 100 Fantasy / Scifi 43 Thriller / Mystery 17 Horror 26 Romance 24 Non-fiction 1 Graphic Novel 7 DNF

REVIEW: Ghost Eaters

Silas is a drug addict and his on again off again girlfriend is constantly saving him from himself. She can’t understand the addiction he has and finally cuts him off. Then he ODs and she would give anything to speak to him again. She hears about a drug called Ghost that allows the user toContinue reading “REVIEW: Ghost Eaters”

October Wrap Up

A little late but better late than never, in October I read 25.5 books. Yes, I finally finished Empire of the Vampire. 😰 📱 Lark Ascending* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📘 Our Shadows Have Claws* ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📱 The Witch and the Tsar* ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📕 Sanctuary ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📗 The Boys from Biloxi* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 🎧 The Oleander Sword ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📱Continue reading “October Wrap Up”

REVIEW: A Dowry of Blood

“We’ve waltzed through a hundred tiny apocalypses, you and I, walked unharmed through the ash of countless crumbling regimes. We feast on the ruin of empires, Constanta. Their destructionis our high feast day.” —————————— Oh how I love a good story about Dracula. In this tale we are reading his “wife” Constanta’s final letters toContinue reading “REVIEW: A Dowry of Blood”

Pub Day REVIEW: Throwing Shadows

This is my third Jerry Roth book, like with his other books the characters all well fleshed out and nuanced even in short form. My challenge with short stories is always wanting more or being left to assume what happened. In this collection we get creepy tales that give us everything you want in a horrorContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: Throwing Shadows”

REVIEW: Stoker’s Manuscript

When a rare book dealer is asked to source and authenticate the original Dracula manuscript by Bram Stoker, he ends up mired in a centuries old Transylvanian family feud. Once an orphan in Romania, he is forced to return to his homeland to meet his client – the son of Vlad the Impaler. He quicklyContinue reading “REVIEW: Stoker’s Manuscript”

REVIEW: One Dark Window

The kingdom of Blunder is under a magical curse. An ancient mist permeates the woods and threatens to overcome the entire town and a fever leaves the survivors with dangerous magic. The only way to save the town and cure the fever is to collect 12 cards of different suits, each with a double sided power. Each useContinue reading “REVIEW: One Dark Window”

REVIEW: Our Shadows Have Claws

Did you like reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark as a kid? Well now imagine that with a Latin flair… Our Shadows have Claws has a little bit of everything for the light horror fan. Nothing is overly gruesome but instead creepy fun. This collection of stories takes us through some mainstream monsterContinue reading “REVIEW: Our Shadows Have Claws”