Review of The Ritual by Adam Nevill

“Evil was, he decided, inevitable, relentless and predictable. Imaginative, he’d give it that much, but soulless.” - Luke What starts out as a hiking holiday in Scandinavia, turns into disaster for four friends. After a rough start that leaves two of the friends in need of an end to the hike, the leader of the …

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Review of the Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson

Growing up as an outcast in 1980s Niagara Falls, Jake Baker spends a lot time with his eccentric Uncle Calvin. Calvin is an occultist, with a shop and a special phone that connects him to others of similar interests, keeping him in the know of upcoming conspiracies. During his twelfth summer Jake meets Billy and …

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5 Media Challenge: Horror

The following post was done in collaboration with WindHover67. Definition of the genre:  the goal of this genre is to produce fear: through psychology, gory details, violence, supernatural or paranormal events / elements, monstrous or evil characterization, frightening creatures, and even intense, violent situations.  Horror is intended to invoke an intense, visceral response in readers, …

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