L. A. Vockins’ The Hunter: Monster Within

Title: The Hunter: Monster Within Author: L. A. Vockins Genre: Dark Fantasy Horror, Sci-Fi Publisher: Independently Published, December 10, 2017 “To defeat the monster, I have become monstrous.” Azerius is a hunter. A slayer of those that lurk in the darkness. To those that know of him, he is the hunter. He is the thing…

Let’s Talk 2020 Goals

Wow, it’s amazing how fast the holidays end, and another year begins. For me, New Year’s Eve is always magical, like stepping through a time portal into the future. Well, not literally. Hehehe… I’m always a little sad when the season concludes, wanting to prolong enjoyable times with family and friends. But as always, time…

Happy New Year, 2020!

  I’ve been away a bit, taking a much-needed break. I’ve missed my WordPress community and hope everyone enjoyed their holidays and are eager for a New Year. I’m looking forward to sharing more posts, book reviews, and much, much more in the coming year. I WISH EVERYONE A HAPPY, HEALTHY, AND PROSPEROUS 2020!  …

Suicide By Death by Mark Anthony Waters

Title: Suicide By Death Author: Mark Anthony Waters Genre: Fiction, Psychology of Suicide Publisher: Creativia, March 28, 2018 To her, death seems like a rational solution to her problems. Clair is convinced there are no rainbows in the sky, and certain the greener grass does not exist on the other side. With many suicide attempts…

Return To Hiroshima

Today, it’s my turn on Return To Hiroshima Book Blog Tour. Blackthorn Book Tours, thanks for giving me the opportunity to participate in Bob Van Laerhoven’s tour. Title: Return to Hiroshima Author: Bob Van Laerhoven Genre: International Mystery, Crime Thriller, Noir Fiction Publisher: Crime Wave Press (March 26, 2018) 1995, Japan struggles with a severe…

Villainous Minds: A Psychological Horror Anthology

Title: Villainous Minds: A Psychological Horror Anthology Author(s): Joan Wiley, A. J. Sharp, and Sinda Kane Genre: Psychological Thriller, Horror Publisher: Tale Twister Books, LLC (August 21, 2019) Villainous Minds is an anthology of thirteen twisted, psychological horror, short stories and short dark evocative poems from three new authors: Joan Wiley, Sinda Kane, and A.J. Sharp….

Happy Halloween

  Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven (1844)   This is one of my favorite times of the year. A day to revisit childhood fears, dress in outrageously scary costumes, watch a couple of…

An Autumn Pause

  Yoohoo! Is everyone still there? I’m coming up for air for just a moment to say “Hello” to my lovely WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter Community. I hope everyone is enjoying October! For the last few weeks, my mind plunged into writing my current WIP and has remained immersed. Little by little, I’m making steady…

Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales

Sinister forces collide—and unite a host of desperate characters—in this eerie cycle of interwoven tales from Yoko Ogawa, the critically acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor. An aspiring writer moves into a new apartment and discovers that her landlady has murdered her husband. Elsewhere, an accomplished surgeon is approached by a cabaret singer, whose…

October 2019 Reading List

  October and November are my favorite months. I was born on  All Souls Day or Day of The Dead, November 2nd,  a day traditionally extended for Halloween celebrations in many countries, which probably explains my affinity for horror literature (gothic, paranormal). I’ve gobbled up countless novels and movies in this genre. Some of my…