Weekend Reads: “Dark Visions”

Sharon E. Cathcart

As you all know, this is the anthology that features my award-winning tale, “Ghosts of Tupelo.” I finished reading Dark Visions in its entirety a little bit ago and wanted to share my thoughts.

Dark Visions: an anthology of 34 horror stories from 27 authorsDark Visions: an anthology of 34 horror stories from 27 authors by Dan Alatorre

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Disclosure up front: my award-winning story, “Ghosts of Tupelo,” is in this book. My review applies to the other tales contained therein.

It’s been my experience that anthologies are uneven. Some of the stories will blow you away in a good way, some will leave you cold, and others will be “just okay.”

Well, Dan Alatorre has curated a collection of tales that will keep you reading “just one more” for hours. The tales range from gory (but not too gory) to around-the-campfire spooky. Settings range from New Orleans to England and just about anyplace you…

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All Hallow’s Eve and FREE books!

Nick Vossen - Author

Happy Halloween everyone! If you’re living in the US or simply have a messed up sleeping pattern, I’d urge you to tune into Sonoran Dawn’s All Hallow’s Eve radio event. My story featured in Dark Visions, ‘Clicking and Clacking – An Eldritch Twins Mystery’ will be narrated on air!

Check it out here
http://www.sonorandawn.com/p/blog-page_77.html?m=1

As a bonus, because it’s Halloween and I’m getting more ready by the day to release ‘The Eldritch Twins’, my first anthology collection ‘The Fissures Between Worlds’ is available for FREE on Amazon Kindle for the next couple of days. Don’t have a Kindle device? Don’t worry, you can download the Kindle app on any mobile device and get it entirely for free that way.

Want to help me out? Get ‘Fissures’ for free and read it, if you loved, hated or simply just liked it please leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads, it helps…

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FREE Download: Academic Curveball (1st in Braxton Campus Mystery Series)

This Is My Truth Now

Academic Curveball, the first book in my new series, Braxton Campus Mysteries, is FREE for 5 days from 10/30 thru 11/3. You can buy the Kindle e-read version via Amazon @ http://mybook.to/ACurveball — SHARE everywhere you can to help promote the book.

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Book 2, Broken Heart Attack, is currently with the publisher for final review and will launch in December 2018. You won’t have to wait long to find out what happens in this cozy, secluded Pennsylvania village full of quirky, sarcastic and nosy residents.
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When Kellan Ayrwick returns home for his father’s retirement from Braxton College, he finds a dead body in Diamond Hall’s stairwell. Unfortunately, Kellan has a connection to the victim, and so do several members of his family. Could one of them be guilty of murder? Soon after, the college’s athletic program receives mysterious donations, a nasty blog denounces his father and…

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Excavation Murder!

Monsters & Angels

From the #1 Best-Selling Horror Anthology, Dark Visions, comes Excavation Murder from award-winning author, Victoria Clapton!

Without a word we followed Eugene down into the darkness as the cellar doors closed behind us. We were forced to creep in the silent oppression, listening only to the sounds of our racing hearts and ragged breaths while smelling what surely was the awful, unmistakable scent of death. Along the way, I had begun to beat myself up for not having the foresight to put a stop to this charade earlier. We should never have followed him down to this pit. I’d had a bad feeling from the beginning, and now, we were underground in the middle of nowhere, walking into what I imagined would be a horrific death. I opened my mouth to shut this mission down. For the first time ever, I did not care what waited in the unknown…

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‘Dark Visions’, influences when writing horror and my little ‘blue book’ [Dark Visions Blog Tour]

Nick Vossen - Author

It’s the end of October and Halloween is creeping nearer and nearer. With the successful release of the anthology Dark Visions we’ve started a blog-tour to get us all hyped up for this spookiest of holidays. That, and of course to share our own personal insights in all of the hard work we’ve put in to make this great book happen. So welcome one and all to my personal part of the Dark Visions blog tour! I will be taking a trip into my own past and meddle a bit with the question on how and why we like to write and read horror stories.

Now, let’s take a trip way back to 2011. It was my first year in university, majoring media- and culture studies. Grade-wise I was pretty much average, but I always knew that the one thing I loved was a good story. Whether it was TV…

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