Review: “Love Life” by Matt Shaw (2011)

Matt Shaw is well known in the publishing world for his extreme horror, which doesn’t bother me in the least, so when I was able to find this available on Kindle Unlimited, I went ahead and grabbed it. I wanted to get a sense for what people have been talking about since, for whatever reason, […]

Review: “The Girl Who Played with the Ouija Board” by William Malmborg (2020)

I’m always looking for new authors to discover, especially in the horror genre. So when I saw this one had jumped above Stephen King’s “If It Bleeds” on the Amazon charts and was available on Kindle Unlimited, I definitely had to check it out. The story picks up with Penny, the main character, who had […]

Review: “Bus Driver Man” by Duncan Ralston (2014)

Since I tend to write more short fiction than any other format, it should be no surprise I read much of the same. Often those stories are in anthologies, but sometimes they are standalone works, as is the case with this one. Mr. McAllister is a bus driver, and like most in his profession, he’s […]

Review: “City of the Dead” / “Horror Hotel” (1960)

One thing I will say up front about reviewing anything that isn’t contemporary: it’s important to view it in the lens of the time it was produced. For example, you can’t knock a 1930s space alien movie for having cheesy special effects when they were likely doing the best they could for the time period. […]