Craig Stewart's Worship Me is a roller-coaster ride into the dark heart of human nature, one which will leave an indelible imprint on the reader's mind. The novel's true strength lies in its depiction of the human animal – its hopes, its fears, its weaknesses. It cannot be overstated how challenging it is for a… Continue reading Review: Worship Me by Craig Stewart
Welcome to Dark Hall Press, a quality horror fiction publisher and reviewer. It is a happy coincidence that this week of horror promotion (thanks to Sam Missingham at Horror Lounge) coincides with the run-up to the sixth anniversary of our founding on this Halloween. We are pleased to join our fellow publishers, authors, and fans… Continue reading Sixth Anniversary – FREE and reduced Kindle book prices!
Revenants, demon lovers, shape-shifters, sacrificial rituals -- Fatal Journeys is a terrifying collection full of twisted surprises. Taylor's writing style is sensual and worldly, lush with natural beauty. From the frozen north to the sweaty depths of the tropics, the settings become characters of their own: a town in Japan steeped in tradition, a seedy… Continue reading Review: Fatal Journeys by Lucy Taylor
J-F. Dubeau has firmly established himself as a skilled practitioner of the long form. To hold multiple narrative threads together at length without losing the reader or sacrificing rhythm is no small feat, as any writer can tell you. The artfulness with which he slips the reader into this rich tale of darkness and magic… Continue reading Review: A God In The Shed by J-F. Dubeau
When people, whether it be friends, family or casual acquaintances discover I write, I get the usual ‘what’ followed all too quickly by ‘are you the new JK Rowling’ (of course she is obviously the only famous woman writer on the planet)? But then what follows is a usually a little trickier for me to… Continue reading Guest Blog: T.R. Hitchman
I'm beginning to sound like a broken record in praising Grey Matter Press for their recent efforts, but they just keep hitting balls out of the park. Talent should never be overlooked, and that's exactly what author Chad Stroup brings to the table with this stunning, dynamic, and engrossing debut. A fine example of body… Continue reading Review: Secrets of the Weird by Chad Stroup
WHY I WRITE HORROR by Israel Finn I’ve always wanted to tell stories. I remember when I was about seven and sitting on the floor with my best buddy, Mark Benningfield. Our trusty GI Joes were there between us, their expressions remaining calm and resolute even in the face of certain death. I recall Mark… Continue reading Guest Blog: Author Israel Finn