‘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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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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January’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Survivor & Creature

(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.) January's DOUBLE FEATURE: Survivor by the late J.F. Gonzalez and Creature by Hunter Shea. Survivor The plot of Survivor is about a female lawyer who's kidnapped by a group of …

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Horror Tree holds a special place in my writer’s heart

I received my paperback copies of Trembling With Fear: Year 2 and its companion More Tales from the Tree. The five drabbles (100-word stories) I successfully submitted last year were in the two volumes, which included all the stories and drabbles posted by Horror Tree's Trembling With Fear (TWF) ezine in 2018. Horror Tree will …

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