vacation

Vacations in a Nightmare World from the Latest Novel by Matthew Costello

The world changed after massive crop failures and starvation. Only patches of civilization exist that are fenced in and protected from the new greatest threat to humanity- other changed humans. No one knows how it happened, but it was like a switch was thrown and these humans or “Can Heads” started eating other humans. The Can Heads aren’t stupid but can be cunning and trick the unchanged humans into traps. Civilization is teetering on the brink as the Can Heads seem to be gaining ground…

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21st Century Dead

Zombies Everywhere in 21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology

Zombies can be so many things like brain dead monsters that are hungry for humans, but they can also be symbols or allegories. 21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology edited by Christopher Golden is a collection of short stories that takes the idea of zombies in whole new directions though the flesh eating kind zombie is included as well. This excellent collection includes nineteen stories that have never been published before.

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Red Rain

R.L. Stine: Not Just for Kids

Travel writer Lea Sutter’s next assignment was on the island of Cape Le Chat Noir- infamous from the legends of the island’s dark magic with the living dead. Though it doesn’t matter if the legends are true when a hurricane slams into the island just after Lea’s arrival. After the storm, Lea wanders the island horrified by the destruction, but in the midst of the disaster she finds…

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The Devil in Silver

Trapped with the Devil in Victor LaValle’s latest Literary Horror

It started out as a favor for a special lady, but Pepper went too far and the favor turned into a fight, then Pepper was arrested, but instead of jail he ended up in a mental ward. He was to be observed for seventy-two hours and then could be released, but those hours turned into days and weeks. Pepper was trapped in a place where he didn’t believe he belonged, and it seemed his nightmare couldn’t be any worse, but it was because of the Devil.

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Dead of Night

The Beginning of the End of the World in Dead of Night

A sadistic serial killer, Homer Gibbon, was executed for his crimes, but Homer didn’t stay dead. The prison doctor wants Homer to suffer so the doctor injects Homer with a drug that would keep his mind alive. Homer would be buried and later would regain consciousness and then die in a nightmare deep in the ground, but instead his body was sent elsewhere and not immediately buried. In a small town in Pennsylvania, Homer woke up very hungry.

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The Pumpkin Man

The Gory Fright of the Pumpkin Man

After many years the Pumpkin Man is back, and this time he is killing his previous victim’s parents, but he’s also seeking a young woman, Jenn. There isn’t an obvious link between the killer and Jenn, except for Meredith: a witch with a connection to the Pumpkin Man and Jenn’s aunt. Jenn doesn’t know much about her Aunt Meredith, but now as her aunt’s sole heir…

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