All of these winks to his father’s career could have derailed N0S4A2 if it wasn’t Joe Hill’s strongest, scariest novel yet.
Kealan Patrick Burke has written some dark, though-provoking tales in his time; the kind of work that startles you on the surface, then digs in deep to disturb you on a more primal level. But he’s not afraid to cut loose every now and then, to bypass the mind and go straight for the gut with something dirty and gritty and just plain fun.
There’s a certain flavor to Stephen King’s 1970s novels that goes deeper than theme and tone and even feel. King has somehow captured that exact flavor again with his new novel.
Douglas Warrick has heard all of your scary stories... but he’s got a few stories of his own he’d like to share.
Every time Tom Piccirilli puts the proverbial pen to paper, he spills his guts out. It’s what makes him unique. It’s what makes him so damn good.
The real-life stories I dug up about EC and the anti-horror comics hysteria were nearly as fascinating as the comics themselves.
Our new feature series cracks open new, classic and underground horror fiction and the talents behind the words. Today's installment involves a medical nightmare tale with a grave moral: be sure to read the fine print!
In a top-secret research facility buried deep beneath the Appalachian mountains, an elite group of scientists has finally succeeded in opening a pathway to another Earth – a world that is strikingly similar to our own, but fundamentally different in some important ways.
Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula. It sounds like fan fiction, the kind of clumsy mash-up written in overly purple prose and shared on someone’s blog; or, perhaps, like the literary equivalent of comic book fanboy arguments, the ones that start with questions like, “Who is stronger: Superman or the Hulk?”
I'm not usually a big fan of experimental fiction. I'm old-fashioned that way. To me, the traditional story structure works so well, I don't often see a good reason to monkey with it.