One of the things that fascinates me most about the horror genre is the vast array of approaches the author has at his or her disposal in order to achieve the desired effect of scaring the reader. Some go for aggressive, in-your-face attempts at pure shock; some fill their inkwells with blood and guts to go for the gross-out; and some simply sidle up next to you and whisper terrible, disquieting things in your ear.
11/19/2013 - 6:00pm
Adam Mansbach may not seem like a likely candidate to write one of the best thriller/horror hybrids to come along this year, but he's done just that with his new novel.
11/12/2013 - 8:00pm
In this new collection of short fiction, Tim Waggoner manages to meld surreal imagery and events with strong character work and an immersive point of view.
11/04/2013 - 7:00pm
Sharp wit, flawless characterization and pure storytelling muscle are represented in Lansdale's latest and largest horror fiction collection.
10/28/2013 - 8:00pm
The late Rick Hautala's friend and fellow writer Christopher Golden assembled this second anthology as a tribute to the celebrated horror author, featuring tales by Clive Barker, Jack Ketchum and many more.
10/22/2013 - 8:00pm
When author Rick Hautala passed away unexpectedly in March of this year, his friend and fellow writer Christopher Golden wasted little time in initiating a tribute anthology. The project would quickly evolve into a two-volume set titled Mister October.
10/15/2013 - 7:00pm
The first issue of the newly-reanimated Fangoria spin-off magazine has just been released, and editor Chris Alexander and company have hit their target dead-on. Here's a preview!
10/10/2013 - 7:30pm
Horror is a genre in which it is a given that artists are going to explore subject matter that's considered taboo under most circumstances.
10/04/2013 - 6:00pm
In this day and digital age, the question of identity is murkier than ever before.
09/26/2013 - 6:00pm
Limbus, Inc. is not a short story collection or a themed anthology. It’s “A Shared World Experience,” a set of stories linked by the presence and actions of the mysterious, titular employment agency. Books like this are only as strong as the core concept, and in this case the participating authors had a great gimmick to work with.