REVIEW: Dark Passages: A Collection of Six Short Stories by MJ Preston

Short story collections are tricky. An anthology gives a reader variety. If a story doesn’t hit it, another author is right around the next turn of the page. A novel, although a single author, has length on its side. There’s time to lure readers down dark corridors to reveal… more darkness and shadows in the… Continue reading REVIEW: Dark Passages: A Collection of Six Short Stories by MJ Preston

REVIEW: The Dream Beings by Aaron J. French

The Dream Beings, the latest novella from Aaron J. French, opens with action. We are immediately drawn into a ritual style murder, but we quickly learn this is no “typical” crime. Bizarre clues are left at crimes scenes. There are horrific injuries to the victims, and a sinister, secret world emerges from behind the worlds.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Dream Beings by Aaron J. French

REVIEW: Eulogies III edited by Christopher Jones, Nanci Kalanta, Tony Tremblay

Eulogies III is a rare breed of horror anthology. Instead of the gathering of horror tropes, Christopher Jones, Nanci Kalanta, and Tony Tremblay sought out tales of the worst kinds of fears—those in of the mind, soul, and psyche. The evil here is, as Robert Dunbar points out in his introduction, a “complex assortment” rather… Continue reading REVIEW: Eulogies III edited by Christopher Jones, Nanci Kalanta, Tony Tremblay

Review: Hannahwhere by John M. McIlveen

John M. McIlveen’s latest novel, Hannahwhere, is a complex, haunting tale that straddles that fine line between the real and the supernatural. Social worker Debbie Gillan finds herself drawn to a child found abandoned and tossed in the street. As she’s lured further and further into Hannah’s strange existence, she discovers that the thin veil… Continue reading Review: Hannahwhere by John M. McIlveen

Firbolg Publishing announces launch of Generous platform

Firbolg Publishing proudly announces the launch of the Generous e-commerce platform for our online store Generous is a Portland, Oregon-based company leading the future of the online business sales model. Sure, you can buy books (and any other thing) from a lot of online retail locations. Some offer great deals on shipping. Others offer quantity.… Continue reading Firbolg Publishing announces launch of Generous platform

REVIEW: Expiration Date edited by Nancy Kilpatrick

Like most dark fiction anthologies, Expiration Date is about death. Unlike most collections, however, editor Nancy Kilpatrick does not hand us page after page of brutality, horror, mutilation, and death that haunt our worst nightmares. The authors here explore the horrors of death, but through well-planned chapters, this anthology does, as Kilpatrick suggests in her… Continue reading REVIEW: Expiration Date edited by Nancy Kilpatrick