Tag: Fiction

Book review: Dusk – Tim Lebbon

Dusk by Tim Lebbon is a work of Dark Fantasy. I am hit and miss with reading this particular genre and whilst Dusk is a good read, for me it suffers a little from being too descriptive. Lebbon certainly creates vivid images through his storytelling, but at times there is alittle too much of this.…

Magazine review: Dark Moon Digest #28

The latest issue of Dark Moon Digest is host to more excellent short horror fiction, non-fiction and book reviews. Amongst the fiction, opening tale, Rewards Card, by Tom W. Miller reads like an episode from Tales From the Crypt. Rewards cards are seemingly thrust upon you in every store you visit these days and when…

Interview: The Grim Reader talks to Mercedes Murdock Yardley

  Mercedes M. Yardley is a whimsical dark fantasist who wears stilettos, red lipstick, and poisonous flowers in her hair.  She is the author of many diverse works, including Beautiful Sorrows, the Stabby Award-winning Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love, Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy, Detritus in Love, and the BONE…

Magazine review: Unnerving Issue #3

Issue #3 of Unnerving Magazine rolls around and it’s an absolute doozy! Opening with a fantastic story by Paul Michael Anderson in which he asks: How far will a father go to relieve his daughter from any future pain, both physical and mental? Anderson writes heartfelt dark fiction so well and this story is brilliant…