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TRAPPED WITHIN THE TWILIGHT... Call it what you like: dusk, twilight, sunset. It's that magical moment between daylight and darkness when anything is possible - the evening ahead promises untold enchantment... or nameless dread. Within are 16 tales of the oncoming blackness, including more than the usual cast of characters. There are shapeshifters and gravediggers, but als ...more
Perfect Paperback, 274 pages
Published March 18th 2010 by Dark Arts Books
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Rhonda
Sixth in the Dark Arts Books anthology series, When the Night Comes Down allows readers to take a peek into the writing styles of four talented authors: Joseph D'Lacey; Bev Vincent; Robert E. Weinberg; and Nate Kenyon. Within the collected stories, any horror reader should find at least one they truly enjoy, and many will find several. I had at least one favorite by each of the included authors. Joseph D'Lacey's "The Unwrapping of Alastair Perry" details a time in Alastair's life during which he ...more
Nick Cato
Joseph D'Lacey, Bev Vincent, Robert E. Weinberg and Nate Kenyon deliver these 'Sixteen Tales of Darkness Descending' in Dark Arts Book's latest 4-person anthology. As with most collections, the stories are hit or miss, although this time they're mostly hit.

D'Lacey's opening story, 'The Unwrapping of Alastair Perry' sets the bar quite high for things to come, and ended up being one of my favorites of the book. I've been reading D'Lacey's stories for a while now in various UK magazines, and his fi
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Colin Leslie
When the Night Comes Down brings together four varied writers in a collection which examines "the endless variations of what truly constitutes a horror story". So we have traditional monsters alongside modern parables all aiming to demonstrate the wide variety of themes which exist in horror literature through four, stylistically, very different authors.

We start with four stories from Joseph D’Lacey. The Unwrapping Of Alastair Perry starts as a bit of a gorefest but grows into an intimate examin
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Zoey
Introscopy by JD'L was fabulous, left me wanting more. I think I know what happens next but do I...

A really great collection!
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I shouldn't really rate this becuase I'm in it but these five stars go to the other authors in the collection; geniuses all...
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BIll Breedlove is the author of the collection HOW TO DIE WELL (3/13 from Bad Moon Books).

He is also the Bram Stoker Award-nominated editor of the anthologies CANDY IN THE DUMPSTER, WAITING FOR OCTOBER, LIKE A CHINESE TATTOO, MIGHTY UNCLEAN, WHEN THE NIGHT COMES DOWN, and, with John Everson, SWALLOWED BY THE CRACKS. His work has also appeared in publications such as Chicago Tribune, InSider, The F
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