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THE MASK OF BEELZEBUB by Kevin Rodgers

Author: Kevin Rodgers

THE MASK OF BEELZEBUB

In the year 2212, long after the world was reshaped by seismic cataclysms and polar shifts, Dr. Laurent Stine escorts a half-human, half-cyborg named Angelique Bosc into a fortress named Thames Keep, which is located on Cadaver Island. Their journey to acquire a power source for Angelique’s mechanical heart reaches its final seconds. They are forced to overcome menacing creatures and dangerous obstacles in the fortress’ maze-like interior. Unknown to Dr. Stine, his lover, Persephone, faces her own dilemma: she is abducted from the village of Kamakura by a monstrous hellhound named Barghest.

THE OTHER SIDE by Faraaz Kazi Vivek Banerjee

Author: Faraaz Kazi Vivek Banerjee

THE OTHER SIDE

“A slow rasping sound made me turn. I jumped back, the cell phone leaving my hands and smashing against the concrete floor. Someone was seated on the chair, rocking back and forth. Through the fallen light, I could see those hands placed on the arms of the chair, two gruesome wrinkled limbs with ugly boils plastered over the black skin. The red bangles on its wrists shone in my eyes, momentarily blinding me. That thing and I call it a thing because I could sense it wasn’t human as no human could

THE JANUS LEGACY by Lisa von Biela

Author: Faraaz Kazi Vivek Banerjee

THE JANUS LEGACY

Jeremy Magnusson’s life changes forever when his estranged father, the renowned physician Ivan Magnusson, is unexpectedly killed in a plane crash. Recently dumped by his girlfriend and suffering from a serious, likely fatal disease, Jeremy faces a choice: Take over SomaGene, Ivan’s highly successful custom organ cultivation and transplant operation, and inherit all his wealth. Or turn the job down and inherit nothing. Only later, once he’s assumed the position, does Jeremy realize his father left him more than the company. He’s left Jeremy a special gift. A gift with the power

THE VIOLET HOUR by Whitney A. Miller

Author: Whitney A. Miller

THE VIOLET HOUR

The voice inside me is breaking free. I can’t stop it. Some call VisionCrest the pinnacle of religious enlightenment. Others call it a powerful cult. For seventeen years, Harlow Wintergreen has called it her life. As the daughter of VisionCrest’s patriarch, Harlow is expected to be perfect at all times. She must be considered a paragon of integrity by the other Ministry teens and a future leader in the eyes of the world. Despite the constant scrutiny Harlow is keeping a dark and dangerous secret, even from her best friend and the boy

THE FORGOTTEN by Collie James

Author: Collie James

THE FORGOTTEN

When Alley Anderson finally frees herself from an unwanted existence in the inner city of Knoxville, Tennessee, she thinks her life is headed for happiness. But she is wrong. She is not alone inn the hundred-and-fifty year old house she now calls home.

The Forgotten is an enchanting read, the characters become alive and are so very relatable. It grips your curiosity and pulls at your heart strings all the while leading you through a weave of history and mystery. This book is hard to put down and by the time you reach the last …

COSMIC HORROR ANTHOLOGY by Dark Hall Press

By: Dark Hall Press

COSMIC HORROR ANTHOLOGY

In his essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature,” H.P. Lovecraft famously noted that “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” Dark Hall Press is proud to present our Cosmic Horror Anthology, ten tales of nameless terror from some of the most exciting voices in the field. It’s all here, from stories of subtle, invasive menace to tales of full-fledged cyclopean horrors; from alien worlds to the yawning holes in perception where strange forces lurk; where nature takes on a

GRIMM: THE CHOPPING BLOCK by John Passarella

Author: John Passarella

GRIMM: THE CHOPPING BLOCK

When a pile of bones is discovered in a Portland forest, severed and stripped of flesh, homicide detectives Nick Burkhardt and Hank Griffin quickly rule out an animal attack, but susptect the killer is something other than human. Soon more skeletal remains are unearthed, and tests reveal that the bones were cooked before burial. As the body count increases, Nick, Hank, and reformed Blutbad Monroe must track down a Wesen with a taste for human meat, before the killer can butcher their next meal…

“Exceptionally gritty story with gruesome killings. This is where …

TALES OF THE GROTESQUE: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES by L.A. Lewis

Author: L.A. Lewis

TALES OF THE GROTESQUE: A COLLECTION OF UNEASY TALES

Mark Samuels, author of The White Hands & Other Weird Tales described the book as a “brilliant collection”. Tales of the Grotesque: A Collection of Uneasy Tales, was first published in 1934 by Philip Allan, part of the ”Creeps” series. A second edition appeared in 1994 from The Ghost Story Press and both hardbacks are rare collectables today.

Publisher: Shadow Publishing

Publication Date: March 2, 2014…

FALLOW GROUND by Michael James McFarland

Author: Michael James McFarland

FALLOW GROUND

The Taylors want nothing more than to start a family, but the couple remains childless. A stranger, known only as Mr. Smith, arrives on their doorstep late one night with a strange proposition: safeguard a crate for the peculiar man and they’ll get their offspring. They strike a dark and irrevocable bargain. Almost thirty years later, the Taylors’ farmland is occupied by a new family—but the curse of the past lives on. Does wickedness dwell in the soil itself, or does evil grow from what takes root there?

Publisher: Blood Bound Books

Publication Date: …

DARK VENGEANCE by Russell James

Author: Russell James

DARK VENGEANCE

In this sequel to Dark Inspiration, a coven of witches has moved into the tiny town near Galaxy Farm. They know about the evil entity that lies trapped there, and they hope to resurrect it and set it free to renew its hunt of mankind. All they need for their sacrifices is the blood of innocent children. Only Laura Locke and Theresa Grissom have the skills to defeat this supernatural danger, but their previous brush with the evil at Galaxy Farm has shattered their relationship. If they can’t work together to stop the coven in

LYCH WAY by Ari Berk

Author: Ari Berk

LYCH WAY

In the conclusion to the Undertaken trilogy that Publishers Weekly called “a thought-provoking gothic fantasy,” Silas must master his powers and confront a past that is anything but dead. Silas Umber has returned from Arvale, his family’s ancestral home. Frantic to retrieve the shade of his beloved Beatrice, he turns his back on the spectral chaos he has left behind, unaware that the malevolence he unleashed has followed him back to Lichport. As his family and friends suffer and fall at the hands of the vengeful Huntsman from Arvale’s sunken mansions, Silas must reach deep

THE JACK IN THE GREEN by Frazier Lee

Author: Frazier Lee

THE JACK IN THE GREEN

A nightmare made real. On Christmas Eve, six year-old Tom McCrae witnessed an unspeakable atrocity that left him orphaned, his childhood in tatters. Now in his mid-thirties, Tom still has terrifying nightmares of that night. When Tom is sent to the remote Scottish village of Douglass to negotiate a land grab for his employer it seems like a golden opportunity for him to start over. But Tom can’t help feeling he’s been to Douglass before, and the terrible dreams from his childhood have begun to spill over into his waking life. As

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