The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea by Ellen Datlow

Stranded on a desert island, a young man yearns for objects from his past. A local from a small coastal town in England is found dead as the tide goes out. A Norwegian whaling ship is stranded in the Arctic, its crew threatened by mysterious forces. In the nineteenth century, a ship drifts in becalmedContinue reading “The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea by Ellen Datlow”

Johnny Halloween: Tales of the Dark Season * Norman Partridge

Tonight is his night! Halloween belongs to the Prince of Darkness! It’s not a night for children, and it’s certainly not a night for celebration. No, it’s a night to be wary, a night to lock your doors and read your Bible. And I know that’s exactly what you good folks would be doing ifContinue reading “Johnny Halloween: Tales of the Dark Season * Norman Partridge”


Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk is a novel made up of stories: Twenty-three of them, to be precise. Twenty-three of the most horrifying, hilarious, mind-blowing, stomach-churning tales you’ll ever encounter-sometimes all at once. They are told by people who have answered an ad headlined “Writers’ Retreat: Abandon Your Life for Three Months,” and who are ledContinue reading “HAUNTED – CHUCK PALAHNIUK”

Joe Hill – Strange Weather Book Review

Due to the Coronavirus Lockdown, I started looking for good books that will make my increasing boredom die down. I loved The FIREMAN * Joe Hill  and Joe Hill * Horns so I did a quick eBay search to see if Joe Hill has written anything else since and I got super thrilled to see “Strange Weather”Continue reading “Joe Hill – Strange Weather Book Review”

Death and the Afterlife – Clifford A. Pickover

Throughout history, the nature and mystery of death has captivated artists, scientists, philosophers, physicians, and theologians. This eerie chronology ventures right to the borderlines of science and sheds light into the darkness. Here, topics as wide ranging as the Maya death gods, golems, and séances sit side by side with entries on zombies and quantumContinue reading “Death and the Afterlife – Clifford A. Pickover”

The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard – Robert E. Howard

Black shadows wavered on the walls as the two followed their silent host down a long, dark hall. The stocky, broad body of their guide seemed to grow and expand in the light of the small candle which he carried, throwing a long, grim shadow behind him. The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard (2008)Continue reading “The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard – Robert E. Howard”

Stephen King * Just after sunset

“The mind gets up to funny tricks, doesn’t it? Shadows grow faces.” I loved some of the stories in this book, others were a bit “meh” 🙂 Just After Sunset is the fifth collection of short stories published by Stephen King, containing 13 stories in total. A lot of these stories seem to focus onContinue reading “Stephen King * Just after sunset”