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Coming May 21!

"This raw exploration of the human psyche and relationships will bury deep beneath your skin. Murray takes readers through lyrically dark stories of labyrinths, rituals, sacrifices, and secrets. Dynamic and filled with compelling strangeness." -Sara Tantlinger, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Devil's Dreamland

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THE CATHEDDRAL DIMENSION

BY JOSEPH PESAVENTO

Palisades Playland is set for demolition, but that won’t stop Dylan from seeing it one last time. Planning a break-in with his friends Clyde, Ariel, and girlfriend Leah, they explore the long-abandoned park to reminisce about their memories in the once lively amusement park.


Things quickly go bizarre once they discover the vast homeless population speaking of a prophecy set to occur that same night.Dylan starts to lose control as a conflict with his girlfriend escalates, the group splits up, and frightening discoveries emerge.


The night grows bleak as terror surrounds them, but something bigger than them all lies deep beneath the forgotten park…

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DARK LIT SETS SAIL WITH 8 PIRATE ADVENTURES!

DARKLIT PRESS SETS SAIL ON KICKSTARTER WITH DARKLIT SAILS: A GROUNDBREAKING PIRATE HORROR ADVENTURE SERIES BY MARGINALIZED AUTHORS


DarkLit Press proudly announces the launch of their Kickstarter campaign for DarkLit Sails, an exhilarating series of pirate horror adventures written by underrepresented and marginalized authors. This daring voyage into the world of dark literature promises to captivate readers with spine-tingling tales of high-seas terror, all while championing diverse voices in the literary landscape.

Underrepresented and marginalized authors have long struggled to find their place in mainstream publishing, but DarkLit Sails aims to change that narrative. By providing a platform for these talented storytellers, DarkLit Press is committed to amplifying voices that have been historically overlooked in the industry.

"We believe that everyone deserves to see themselves reflected in the stories they read," says Andrew Robert, Founder and CEO of DarkLit Press. "With DarkLit Sails, we're not only offering thrilling adventures but also fostering inclusivity and representation in literature."

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Sonja Ska Review, 2/8/2024

This Thursday, we’re going beyond the stars. Dead Silence By S.A. Barnes Space is terrifying. Those kids that used to stare up at the...

2-6-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "Mastodon" by Steve Stred: I was thoroughly entertained by the creativeness of the creatures in this book,...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 2.5.24

This week is a fun mix of my last 5-star read of 2023 and an entertaining and over-the-top read by Jeff Strand. SMILIN’ SAM’S CORN...

Christina Critiques - 2/4/24

HAPPY SUNDAY, FRIENDS! This blog post should be titled, “Christina is long winded and is forcing you to read a whole ass novel”. But I...

Sonja Ska Reviews, 2/1/2024

Sometimes horror comes from under the bed, and sometimes it comes from above. Buckle in for some cosmic terrors that will leave you...

Haunted Locations: Lukova, Czechia

St George's "GHOST CHURCH" In the town of Lukova, Czechia, sits a decrepit church, haunted by the ghosts of the temple’s troubled past....

1-30-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "Bunker Dogs" by Gage Greenwood: This is one of those books that you know is going to be a hell of a ride. As...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 1.29.24

This week's reviews are brought to you by both emotions and brutal gore. Enjoy! HALLOWEEN SLAUGHTER by Sergio Gomez 1. I’m going to start...

Christina Critiques - 1/28/24

Oh, buddies. Do I have some insanely amazing stories and whatnots for you today! Let’s just jump into them! THE ADLEPARMEUN Kelvin VA...

Sonja Ska Reviews, 1/25/2024

There's truly nothing better than women who are willing to get their hands bloody. To celebrate those that are just as dangerous when it...

Haunted Locations: Atlantic Canada

The Ghost Ship of the Northumberland Strait Welcome back to another weird Wednesday! This is an exciting issue for me because, instead of...

1-23-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "Zoo" by Joe Scipione: I really enjoyed this book. I felt that every story brought something new and unique to...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 1.22.24

Hi All! It has been a while. I'm happy to be back to writing reviews and I'll be throwing it back to Fall/Halloween season for my first...

Christina Critiques

HAPPY 2024 and welcome back to the insanity of my reviews. I have read some amazing stories for you to add to that never-ending TBR....

RANDOM REVIEW FRIDAY: NOTCHES

Today's random review showcases a collection by our very own, m ennenbach. NOTCHES was published by Death's Head Press in 2021 and...

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