It’s Autumn! Fall In for Scary Reads

It’s the first day of fall, the Autumn Equinox. For some reason fall has always struck me as a spooky time of year. It is my favorite season. I love the leaves changing colors before they fall, littering the ground with a carpet of crunch and leaving bare tree limbs stretching like long bony fingers into the sky trying to catch dull gray clouds. Fall … Continue reading It’s Autumn! Fall In for Scary Reads

Monuments to the Dead – Part One

Sitting in the hospital waiting area and listening to the rain hit the huge window and streak lazily down the glass I recalled my mother always saying rainy days were bad luck. At least I think that’s what she said. Or was it rainy days were bad for weddings? I supposed it didn’t matter. I didn’t believe in superstitions and certainly not those spoken by … Continue reading Monuments to the Dead – Part One

April Showers (Part 3) by Elizabeth Newton

Going to school and working at the IGA afterward was not my idea of a fun time. We couldn’t live on Granny’s money from Grandpa’s pension alone. The house we lived in was not mortgaged but there were other bills. I confess I had a few things I liked to have. I liked going to the movies with my friends. Fast food was a weakness … Continue reading April Showers (Part 3) by Elizabeth Newton

The Very Scary Suzi Albracht

The Very Scary Suzi Albracht When you think about horror writers you probably don’t think of sweet faced, blond ladies like Suzi Albracht. Surprise! Behind that smile is the mind that created “The Devil’s Lieutenant” and “Scorned”, two very frightening tales of terror. I had the opportunity to ask Ms. Albracht a few questions about her books. • What inspired you to write your books? “Actually … Continue reading The Very Scary Suzi Albracht

The Very Scary Suzi Albracht

When you think about horror writers you probably don’t think of sweet faced, blond ladies like Suzi Albracht. Surprise! Behind that smile is the mind that created “The Devil’s Lieutenant” and “Scorned”, two very frightening tales of terror. I had the opportunity to ask Ms. Albracht a few questions about her books. • What inspired you to write your books? “Actually SCORN KILLS was written … Continue reading The Very Scary Suzi Albracht

“Heart-Shaped Box” by Joe Hill

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill My rating: 5 of 5 stars Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill is not just another ghost story. While weaving a supernatural tale Hill manages to invest the story with some of the real life horrors in the world. Through the eyes of Jude Coyne the reader explores the experiences of an aged rock musician and the people in his life … Continue reading “Heart-Shaped Box” by Joe Hill