Tag Archive: haunted house

Sep 10

Book Review: The Seance

The Seance by John Harwood This definitely delivers on the Gothic horror front. It’s moody, gloomy, and has plenty of lovers who die tragically in their youth. It has a treacherous bad guy, plenty of innocent maidens, and a crumbling old wreck of a house set in the middle of the haunted wood. The story …

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May 07

Book Review: Will Storr Vs. the Supernatural

Will Storr vs. The Supernatural: One Man’s Search for the Truth About Ghosts by Will Storr When I first started reading this book, I couldn’t shake the feeling that it resembed ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD, a YA horror I read recently. Storr has an unusual writing style, very evocative, that sometimes borders more into fiction …

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Sep 02

Book Review: The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson This book suffers from the fate that befalls a lot of groundbreaking work in that it’s been copied and emulated so much that a modern reader such as myself reading it for the first time finds it dull and almost derivative. It’s not fair to Jackson, of …

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Jul 08

Book Review – Winter People

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon I really liked this book, and am glad that I have found a new author to follow when I’m in the mood for something creepy and dark. I think “winter people” are like the opposite of “summer people” which is to say, the opposite of people who are only …

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Jul 02

Book Review: House of Dark Shadows

House of Dark Shadows by Robert Liparulo I got this from audible as a “first of a series” special, and since I’m a sucker for YA, Middle Grade, and anything about haunted houses, this seemed the most promising of the lot. It does have a dark, mysterious house. In fact, this house is even better …

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