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Did You Forget About Me by Andrew Cull

"He had written to me a month or so before he died. I'd ignored the letter the same way I ignored the others." This is a really cool little tale that can be devoured in an hour. If you're into creepy things that roam in the night then this is the book for you. Straightaway this book really intrigued me the tense foreboding atmosphere is perfectly accrued in a fast paced tale. Andrew Cull through his narration raises a lot of questions throughout this dark tale which leaves you desperate to read on and find out more. Did You Forget About Me documents the tale of Cam and his sister Kelly travelling back to Thatcham in Berkshire to the cottage in which he had spent a turbulent but entirely forgotten chapter of his childhood. When Cam's estranged father dies suddenly he leaves the house to Cam alone, and they both travel there to seek closure from their monster father and to be free of it's grip on them. But as they settle in to the seclud

Darkest Hours by Mike Thorn

I knew this book was going to be something different when I read the first story, Hair. It was totally gross but I couldn't stop reading it. It's been a long time since I have read something so original perplexing and horrific. Mike Thorn can spin a horror tale from any situation. What's scary about these 15 tales are that the characters are normal people, they could easily be you or me. With each tale you know each one of these tortured souls is going to have something terrible happen to them and half the fun of reading this collection is trying to determine which angle Mike Thorn is coming from. This is a really diverse collection and packs a very powerful debut drawing on a wide range of influences ranging from academia to science fiction. Each tale is very different in terms of subject matter but each is cleverly thought out and executed. I really liked every one of these, all killer no filler and can't wait to see more from this author in the future. There&