Author: Jessica

Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse

Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse

Inspired by the constant encroachments of Christmas upon the rightful Halloween season, Mondo Vulgare has declared a full two months of extra spooky times with The Nightmare During Christmas. From October 31st to December 31st, they will feature wall-to-wall Halloween-themed content, and I have graciously been allowed to participate! My second contribution to The Nightmare … Continue reading Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse

Movie Review: Satan’s Little Helper

Movie Review: Satan’s Little Helper

Inspired by the constant encroachments of Christmas upon the rightful Halloween season, Mondo Vulgare has declared a full two months of extra spooky times with The Nightmare During Christmas. From October 31st to December 31st, they will feature wall-to-wall Halloween-themed content, and I have graciously been allowed to participate! My first contribution to The Nightmare … Continue reading Movie Review: Satan’s Little Helper

Flame Tree Press Blog Tour: The Devil’s Equinox by John Everson

Flame Tree Press Blog Tour: The Devil’s Equinox by John Everson

Welcome to day three of the Flame Tree Press Blog Tour for John Everson's new novel The Devil's Equinox! This darkly erotic horror story about arcane rituals and parental love was released on June 13, and I'm joining some fellow bloggers to spread the word about it. My review will go live at a later … Continue reading Flame Tree Press Blog Tour: The Devil’s Equinox by John Everson

Creepy Reads: The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

Creepy Reads: The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

Synopsis Ben Shadeland and Eddie Blaze are the hottest young music composers in Hollywood. Fresh off an Oscar nomination, they've just been chosen to score a big-budget horror movie by Lee Stanley, the most demanding director in film. But Ben, the creative half of the duo, hasn't written a note since his wife divorced him … Continue reading Creepy Reads: The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

Creepy Reads: A Penny for Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

Creepy Reads: A Penny for Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

Synopsis Fresh from a stretch in prison, Joe Openshaw is living at home with his father and trying to get his life together again. He has let go of old habits, especially the ones that turned him into an addict and helped land him in prison. On a hike along the Lowback Trail, Joe stumbles … Continue reading Creepy Reads: A Penny for Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

For Shame!

For Shame!

Dearest fiends, I have something to confess. Actually, I have several things to confess, but I'll get to that in a moment. I just discovered Cinema Shame, a group of writers and cinephiles who make a point of actually watching the movies that they only pretend to have seen so that they aren't ostracized from … Continue reading For Shame!

Creepy Reads: Stoker’s Wilde by Steven Hopstaken & Melissa Prusi

Creepy Reads: Stoker’s Wilde by Steven Hopstaken & Melissa Prusi

Welcome to Day One of the #RandomThingsTours Stoker’s Wilde Blog Tour! I’m honored to kick things off today, and I couldn’t be happier with the book we’re featuring. Thanks for reading, and be sure to check out the rest of the tour through May 17th! Synopsis Years before either becomes a literary legend, Bram Stoker … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Stoker’s Wilde by Steven Hopstaken & Melissa Prusi