A Crash Course in Broken Hearts

Collision - Stories by J.S. Breukelaar A Book Review by Shane Douglas Keene While I couldn’t by any means be called a newcomer to the works of speculative fiction author J.S. Breukelaar, she is a relatively new discovery for me. With the exception of a few short and breathtaking stories, two of which are now... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Church by Renee Miller

Church by Renee Miller Book Review by Emily Reed "Damned before you have a chance to live. How right does that sound to you?" Church is a novella that really packs a lot into a small amount of pages. This was my first time reading a book by Renee Miller, and I loved it. This... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Kill Creek by Lilyn G

Kill Creek by Scott Thomas Book Review by Lilyn G There are lots of people out there who love Kill Creek. Many of them are bookish friends whose opinions I value. After I finished the book, I went through and read their reviews and wished my experience had been like theirs. I found Kill Creek... Continue Reading →

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Hair of the Dog that Ate You

Carnivorous Lunar Activities by Max Booth III Book Review by Shane Douglas Keene A funny thing about humor in horror is that I more often than not don’t find it funny, and I frequently find it annoying. I haven’t had much luck in that arena, with a few notable exceptions that I can count on... Continue Reading →

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Women in the Shadows

10 Horror Films Directed by Women by Shane Douglas Keene This is something we don’t talk about a lot but should. When people talk about cinema, horror in particular, you always hear a group of usual male suspects names being bandied about when it comes to speaking of directors. And while I’m certainly not going... Continue Reading →

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Life, Death, and Firecrackers

At the End of the Day I Burst Into Flames by Nicholas Day Book Review by Tracy Robinson About At the End of the Day I Burst Into Flames These are his final moments. In the little city of Wood River, Illinois, a man nicknamed Firecracker knows the end is near. The fire is coming,... Continue Reading →

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Is It Really Murder?

“Am I Evil?” by Nick Younker A short story review by Elizabeth Tabler “Charlie Denton beat me like I had soiled the sanctity of his very existence.” Synopsis From the author, “A sociopathic man toys with State Investigator Linton Derr while being interrogated about a murder in the dead of night at an empty police... Continue Reading →

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Making a Living on Reader’s Tears

The Same Deep Water as You by Chad Lutzke A Book Review by Rich Duncan One of the best things about reading is the thrill of discovering a new author. There's something special about cracking open a new book from an author you've yet to read and being totally floored. That's the exact feeling I... Continue Reading →

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Flowers from Amaryllis: An Exclusive Excerpt

Today we're happy to have this exclusive excerpt from Christa Carmen's story, "Flowers from Amaryllis." That story and more can be found in her new collection, Something Borrowed, Something Bloodsoaked. Check out this synopsis and stick around after the cut to check out this intriguing excerpt from the story. Synopsis: A young woman’s fears regarding the gruesome... Continue Reading →

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Broken Glass On Concrete

My Top Five Crime Reads of 2018 By John C. Foster Blood stained dollar bills. The burn of alcohol and smell of cordite. Crime fiction is visceral and alive, even as it dances with death. It’s about the struggle taking place on the last rung of the ladder. Who will fall. Who will climb. Crime... Continue Reading →

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Haunting the Halls of Horror #1

Haunting the Halls of Horror Revisiting the Works of Robert McCammon By: Tony Jones When Ink Heist recently interviewed Chad Clark on his massive multi-year study Tracing the Trails: A Constant Reader’s Reflections on the Work of Stephen King we asked him whether he thought any other authors would be worthy of such a huge... Continue Reading →

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Throwback to the Future – The Nightmare Girl

The Nightmare Girl by Jonathan Janz Book Review by Shane Douglas Keene Today I'm reaching into the Shotgun Logic vault to pull out this review I wrote back when the Samhain edition of The Nightmare Girl was first released. The reason I'm doing this is because the book is one of my stand-out favorites when it... Continue Reading →

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24 Bottles of Blood on the Wall

Shane Douglas Keene's Favorite Reads of 2018 Okay, I confess this list is somewhat disjointed, akin to my ADHD addled brain and all over the fuckin’ place, but it is what it is. I read so incredibly many great books last year that this list has been as impossible to nail down as putting on... Continue Reading →

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Does it Doggy-Style

A Guest Feature by Max Booth III Okay, so, for the longest time I thought it’d be hilarious for the cover to contain a werewolf taking a piss. This presented problems. Would the werewolf be facing the reader, or would his back be turned to us? Somehow, it seemed dishonest if we had him peeing... Continue Reading →

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