by @Asenath Monsters in horror should disturb us. And what monster is more disturbing than . . . a human? Yes, the serial killer. No fangs, no fur, no claws, just an incredibly charismatic and charming exterior hiding the desire to destroy, hurt, and humiliate. And we can’t get enough of them; there are thousands… Continue reading Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates
by Lindsey Ragsdale (@Leviathan15) The house is always innocuous at first appearance. It sits on a lonely piece of land, it’s usually quite large, and always a few generations old. The group that moves in, temporarily or permanently, is typically a family, although sometimes it’s a loose bunch of acquaintances. No one stays in a… Continue reading BURNT OFFERINGS BY ROBERT MARASCO
by Lindsey Ragsdale (@Leviathan15) Horror novels set in small, isolated towns are a dime a dozen. The idea of characters harboring their own dark secrets, while simultaneously wanting to know every bit of their neighbor’s business, is a familiar and successful trope in fiction. Perhaps this is because many readers are all-too-familiar with this setting,… Continue reading A Choir of Ill Children by Tom Piccirilli
by @Asenath Science and horror go together like peanut butter and jelly and have remained enduringly popular as topics, from Mary Shelley’s original tale of the ethics of scientific creation to the several thousand zombie virus novels that have been published over the last decades (including one of Mira Grant’s). Sci-fi horror forces us to… Continue reading Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
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