Book Review – Black Shuck Shadows, The Martledge Variations

Here’s an interesting thing – I’ve discovered the Black Shuck Shadows collections from indie publishers Black Shuck Books. I’d heard about them on the grapevine and scrolling through, number 7 featuring the work of author Simon Kurt Unsworth sounded like the right kind of creepy for that particular evening. I was not disappointed. It features three … Read moreBook Review – Black Shuck Shadows, The Martledge Variations

Book review – Road Kills by Isaac Thorne

‘Right now you are safe. You can comfort yourself by reading this book while curled up on your bed or in your favorite chair. Just don’t forget about what’s waiting for you just beyond the edge of your driveway.’

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Karen Ruffles

Karen is a full time artist living in Whitby (perfect location for a horror fan). Her own monsters have taken over to the point where they actually have their own closet space and so she takes refuge in books and films, some of which she’d like to share with you.

Book review – Ghosts of Gannaway by Stuart R West

‘The flood of falling rocks dwindled, became a rare pebble…’

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Karen Ruffles

Karen is a full time artist living in Whitby (perfect location for a horror fan). Her own monsters have taken over to the point where they actually have their own closet space and so she takes refuge in books and films, some of which she’d like to share with you.

Book review – The Mark by Lee Mountford

Some nice shiny new horror this week with the latest from author Lee Mountford. As with his other work, this is classic, does what it says on the tin stuff and nicely done. It sits on the story, if you’re a fan of get-on-with-it action movies, this will work very well for you – if you … Read moreBook review – The Mark by Lee Mountford

Book review – Oddjobs by Heide Goody and Iain Grant

Oddjobs was another accidental discovery late one night while looking for something to entertain my own monsters long enough for me to get some sleep. I was after silly, nothing I’d get too engrossed in, but as I realised when I was several chapters in and still awake, this book had a lot more going on than I’d expected and deserved to be shared.

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Karen Ruffles

Karen is a full time artist living in Whitby (perfect location for a horror fan). Her own monsters have taken over to the point where they actually have their own closet space and so she takes refuge in books and films, some of which she’d like to share with you.