Author Spotlight #12 – Paul Heatley

Good Morning! Thank you for stopping by Plot Monster.  Please welcome Paul Heatley to the blog today. After a raid on one of Neil Doyle's drug houses, his new right hand man Jimmy Finlay is determined to keep the news quiet from Neil and to deal with things himself. The person responsible, however, is not … Continue reading Author Spotlight #12 – Paul Heatley


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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