Here we go again! The terrifying tales contained within this tome certainly do not fit within the realm of the ordinary set of courses. In our previous anthology, Bite-Sized Tales of Terror, we set the table with micro and flash fiction stories, which we established were the hors-d’oeuvres of the literary realm. It Came From the Snack Bar! is an expansion to the menu. We’ve removed the claustrophobic word count limit and allowed the chefs to have their way in the kitchen. While the stories remain short, none are sweet. Each tale packs its own flavorful punch, ensuring these stories … Continue reading Horror d’Oeuvres Vol. 2 – It Came from the Snack Bar!
John is a successful author, but unfortunately, after many years of alcoholism, he is dying. However, he has one last horrifying tale to tell. The Promises We Make in December is a gritty coming-of-age story in which John recounts the … Continue reading Book Review for “The Promises We Make in December” by T.W. Grim
Michael Wright is consumed with guilt over his finances. He cannot afford to support his family. His home equity line is tapped. His credit cards are maxed. His car is falling apart. Most importantly, his daughter has a terminal illness … Continue reading Book Review for “Pay Up and Die” by Chuck Buda
After getting hooking on Joe Abercrombie’s Shattered Seas trilogy and reading through The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged, the second book of the First Law trilogy continues to cement Abercrombie as one of my new favorite authors. As with … Continue reading Book Review for Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie
Captain Tom Collins and Phil McLeod were transporting a deadly weaponized disease across Illinois when a freak tornado devastates the town of Godfrey and topples over their van. The accident unleashes the pathogen into the air and immediately infects those … Continue reading Book Review for Brian Keene’s, White Fire
When we booked the honeymoon suite, we made it crystal clear we wanted our privacy respected above all else. Of course, a few minutes after check-in, someone is already pounding at our door! It was loud enough to startle us … Continue reading A One Star Review for the Honeymoon Suite
Her gentle footsteps on the stairs sent Harlan into a panic. He yanked his chains knowing it was inconsequential. He can’t remember how long he’d been her prisoner or how many times he’d pleaded for mercy. She called his name … Continue reading The Whole World is Him