May’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Witching Hour Theatre & Closing Costs

(Editor’s note: DOUBLE FEATURE is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) May’s DOUBLE FEATURE: Witching Hour Theatre by Jonathan Janz and Closing Costs by Wesley Southard. Witching Hour Theatre Witching Hour Theatre is the 2016 re-release of the first published tale by …

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Owl Goingback earns top prize at 2019 Bram Stoker Awards

Owl Goingback is having quite a year. In February, the Horror Writers Association announced he would receive its Lifetime Achievement Award. On April 18th, Goingback earned another prestigious award. His book Coyote Rage won the 2019 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Novel. The Horror Writers Association live-streamed the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards …

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April’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Allison & The House by the Cemetery

(Editor’s note: DOUBLE FEATURE is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) April’s DOUBLE FEATURE: Allison by Jeff Strand and The House by the Cemetery by John Everson. Allison The 2020 novel Allison is one of Splatterpunk Award-winning author Jeff Strand’s best …

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‘Peace of Mind’ is a thriller inside a twisted mind

I released my short story "Peace of Mind" on Amazon Kindle over the weekend. It's a horror story, but more on the psychological side of the spectrum. I'm not a fan of psychological horror. I'm a meat-and-potatoes horror fan formed in the womb of the books and films of the 1970s and 1980s. What can …

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March’s DOUBLE FEATURE | True Crime & The F***ing Zombie Apocalypse

(Editor’s note: DOUBLE FEATURE is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) March’s DOUBLE FEATURE: True Crime by Samantha Kolesnik and The F***ing Zombie Apocalypse by Bryan Smith. Both are published by Grindhouse Press. True Crime When World Horror Grandmaster Brian Keene says a …

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February’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Bottled & Kill Hill Carnage

(Editor’s note: DOUBLE FEATURE is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) February's DOUBLE FEATURE: Bottled by Stephanie Ellis and Kill Hill Carnage by Tim Meyer. Bottled If dread was a genre, Stephanie Ellis would own it. After last year's tragic Asylum …

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