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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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Today's breakdown is for "Do Not Go In That House" by Ruth Anna Evans: Manic depression and a haunted house with a bloody past, what...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 4.15.24

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Sonja Ska Reviews, 4/11/2024

Boys in the Valley is one of those rare horror books that actually made me weary of reading it in the dark. Perhaps it's because the...

4-9-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "The Lakefront" by William Schumpert: This week's review will be broken down into two parts due to an unusual...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 4.8.24

Lately I've been struggling with a reading slump and attention issues. I just can't seem to immerse myself in a book like I'm used to...

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While I only have six reviews this week, it’s to give you a bit of a break from that never-ending TBR, they are ALL amazing in their own...

Sonja Ska Reviews 4/4/2024

Monica Ojeda fucks me up like no one else can. She's an expert at cracking society open, unapologetically exploring taboo subjects while...

4-02-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "The Death Digger" by Boe Healy w/Chisto Healy: This story wasn't lacking anything, it had plenty of gory and...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 4.1.24

No, this isn't an April Fools prank - you are, in fact, seeing an older review that I'm bringing back for visibility and because I've had...

03/30/2024 Christina Critiques

I only have eight reviews for today, sorry I am slacking. But good news, I have one about porn, ghost hunters, pervy men, a graphic...

Sonja Ska Reviews, 3/28/2024

How does mankind fight an enemy that eradicates all knowledge of itself? Or win a war you can’t remember you’re fighting? Welcome to the...

3-26-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "Crazy, Creepy, Strange: The Tales Of Spring Hill" by Nick Lee: I enjoyed this read and felt that it had...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 3.25.24

This week's review is my first 5-star read of 2024. This book hit me straight in the feels and I couldn't recommend it more. DARK COUNTRY...

3-19-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for "Pedo Island Bloodbath" by Duncan Ralston: I'll be the first to admit that the title had me leery of what I'd...

Rachel Schommer Reviews: 3.18.24

Recently I've found myself branching out more and reading things I'd typically stay away from - such as military horror; this week's...

3-12-2024 Besonen Breakdowns

Today's breakdown is for the audiobook of "Welcome To Scareville" by John Ward: This was a enjoyable coming of age tale that had Needful...

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