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REVIEW: Howl By Shaun David Hutchinson

From critically acclaimed Shaun David Hutchinson comes a gritty and raw portrayal of the oftentimes traumatic experience of growing up. Virgil Knox was attacked by a monster. Of course, no one in Merritt believes him. Not even after he stumbled into the busy town center, bleeding, battered, and bruised, for everyone to see. He’d been… Continue reading REVIEW: Howl By Shaun David Hutchinson

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REVIEW: Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

NATURE IS CALLING—but they shouldn't have answered. Travel journalist and mountaineer Nick Grevers awakes from a coma to find that his climbing buddy, Augustin, is missing and presumed dead. Nick’s own injuries are as extensive as they are horrifying. His face wrapped in bandages and unable to speak, Nick claims amnesia—but he remembers everything. He… Continue reading REVIEW: Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Books · diverse characters · horror · lgbtqia content · my faves · Nature · Paranormal · physical disability

REVIEW: Lovelorn by April-Jane Rowan

In Victorian England, within the sprawling countryside, a small village borders Lovelorn, a crystal kingdom inhabited by the Fair Folk that masquerades as a dense wood. Two unsuspecting mortals stray into the depths of this hidden world. Harry, a disgraced jockey, stumbles upon a Kelpie and seeks to bind him, intending to use him to… Continue reading REVIEW: Lovelorn by April-Jane Rowan

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Release Blitz, Excerpt and Review: Dark Summer by S.J. Coles

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Dark Summer (A sequel to Blood Winter) Author: S. J. Coles Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: July 27, 2021 Genres: M/M Romance, Paranormal Romance, Vampire Romance, Thriller Tropes: Love against the odds, Forbidden Love, love triangle Themes: Learning to love, healing, facing fears Heat Rating: 4 flames Length: 50 247 words/… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt and Review: Dark Summer by S.J. Coles

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REVIEW: Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon

Oliver Park, a young recovering addict from Indiana, finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving, wealthy partner in Nathan, a prominent DC trauma surgeon. Despite their difference in age and disparate backgrounds, they've made a perfect life together. With everything to lose, Oliver shouldn't be visiting Haus, a gay bathhouse. But through… Continue reading REVIEW: Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon

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REVIEW: Rare Vigilance (Whitethorn Agency #1) by M.A. Grant

Everything has a price. Especially the truth. From the author of Prince of Air and Darkness comes the first in a thrilling new paranormal series. Former marine Atlas Kinkaid knows not to ask questions about the clients he protects at the behest of the elite Whitethorn security agency. Just like he doesn’t like anyone asking about his… Continue reading REVIEW: Rare Vigilance (Whitethorn Agency #1) by M.A. Grant

Books · Contemporary · grief · horror · lgbtqia content · mental health · Novella · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · urban fantasy

REVIEW: Elegy For the Undead by Matthew Vesely

Jude and Lyle's newlywed life is shattered when a vicious attack leaves Lyle infected with a disease that transforms him into a violent and often incomprehensible person. With no cure for the "zombie" virus in sight, the young husbands begin to face the last months they have together before Lyle loses himself completely. Fond remembrances… Continue reading REVIEW: Elegy For the Undead by Matthew Vesely

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Release Blitz: The Quiet House by Lily Morton

Release Blitz, Excerpt & Giveaway: The Quiet House by Lily Morton Blank and Blue, Book 2 Levi Black has mostly recovered from the events of a year ago. The only lingering effects are that he’s much more well known in York than he’d like to be, and he’s a lot more cautious about walking around… Continue reading Release Blitz: The Quiet House by Lily Morton

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REVIEW: Corpsing by Kayleigh Marie Edwards

The Official Description: Kayleigh Marie Edwards has been entertaining and chilling audiences with her own eclectic mix of horror and comedy. Now, for the first time, this popular author has collected her works together, reviewing and revising each one to bring you the definitive versions of her unique tales. From murderous children to nightmarish trips… Continue reading REVIEW: Corpsing by Kayleigh Marie Edwards

Books · Dystopian · historical · horror · mental health · Novella · Paranormal · sexually explicit

REVIEW: The Route of Ice and Salt by José Luis Zárate

The Official Description: A reimagining of Dracula’s voyage to England, filled with Gothic imagery and queer desire. It’s an ordinary assignment, nothing more. The cargo? Fifty boxes filled with Transylvanian soil. The route? From Varna to Whitby. The Demeter has made many trips like this. The captain has handled dozens of crews. He dreams familiar dreams:… Continue reading REVIEW: The Route of Ice and Salt by José Luis Zárate

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REVIEW: He See You When You’re Sleeping by Sara Dobie Bauer

The Official Description: We met when you were just a child, but you’re a man now and need my protection. With Christmas Eve approaching, I’ll watch over you. Whether you know it or not. Because no one is allowed to hurt you. No one but me. At 20K words, He Sees You When You’re Sleeping… Continue reading REVIEW: He See You When You’re Sleeping by Sara Dobie Bauer

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Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway and REVIEW: The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall by Joshua Ian

Release Blitz, Excerpt & Giveaway: The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall By Joshua Ian Darkly Enchanted Romance, Book 2 England, 1910. Landscape designer Jonas Laurence arrives at the cheerless and fog enswathed Hillcomb Hall, home to the Earl of Stanley and his family, to renovate their crumbling gardens. With a great storm crashing all around, his… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway and REVIEW: The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall by Joshua Ian