Extreme Horror

Book Review: Welcome to the Splatter Club Anthology edited by K. Trap Jones

Time to get splattered! Welcome to the Splatter Club is a diverse and enjoyable sampling of Splatterpunk tales that includes such fearsome and blackly hilarious horrors as rebellious sperm, eldritch penguins, and parasites that cause satyriasis. Some of my favorites include ‘Splatter Party’ by John McNee, a tale of a party gone horribly wrong (or …

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Book Review: The Night Silver River Run Red by Christine Morgan

A fast-paced splatter western crammed with deliciously diabolical characters. The carnival has come to Silver River. So has murder, madness, torture, and bloodshed galore! This is a lean, mean yarn in which numerous plotlines converge into a beautifully orchestrated confluence of murder and mayhem. There are enough colorful, fascinating, and downright horrible characters in here …

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Book Review: Brewtality Extreme Horror Anthology edited by K. Trap Jones

A mixed bag of stories with an alcoholic theme. Some of the stories in this volume are amazing, the literary equivalent of a bottle of Kraken or a pint of Sierra Nevada. Others are more like Coors Light. Luckily, the good stories are so good that they make this volume well worth purchasing and reading. …

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Book Review: Die Tommy by Aron Beauregard

A full-tilt splatterpunk tale enhanced by genuine psychological insight. Embittered alcoholic Brutus spends his days carting corpses with his annoyingly chipper colleague Tommy, until a chance encounter with tainted flesh transforms their relationship and sends them both down a rabbit hole of absolute horror. This is a quick, gruesome read with much to recommend it. …

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Book Review: Dark Assembly by Aron Beauregard

A collection of unflinchingly extreme horror tales told in a unique and compelling style. Highlights include ‘Some Girl,’ which blends the gritty realism of a memoir with a mind-bending dose of bizarro horror; ‘Last Days in Honduras,’ a pitch black tale with a protagonist so appalling you’ll be itching to enjoy their inevitable demise; and …

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Book Review: This Symbiotic Fascination by Charlee Jacob

Have you ever had a burger so good you felt like you were eating a burger for the very first time, even though you’ve really had about five thousand of the things? In THIS SYMBIOTIC FASCINATION, Jacob takes some very well-known monsters and does amazing and unexpected things with them, making them seem fresh and …

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