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Always interested in the macabre and obscure, Tas loves traveling to explore abandoned and dangerous dark tourism destinations. She’s fascinated by learning the often untold and violent histories of forgotten places. When a journal from the diamond mining ghost town, Kolmanskop, Namibia, mysteriously lands on her desk, she has the chance to learn her darkest one yet. It’s ...more
Kindle Edition, 306 pages
Published August 11th 2019 by Daniel Yuschick
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Thank you Daniel Yuschick for providing me with a copy of The Mines in exchange for an honest review.
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One that I didn’t even realize was building until shit started hittin’ the fan & I actually felt myself tear up once or twice. Me, crying during a horror novel? More likely than you think. Yuschick sneaks in & gets you connected with the characters, only to rip ’em apart later (am I being literal or nah? Read the book to find out 😉 ...more
Not usually the biggest fan of horror fiction but The Mines' character driven horror kept me intrigued and entertained right til the haunting end. It mixes fact to fiction in an interesting way to the point where even the fiction seems entirely believable and definitely makes you want to google Kolmanskop. It’s not your run of the mill scary splatter gore (not that I would really even know what that would be) but an engaging read on relationships, mental health issues and seeking adventure. And ...more
While growing up in the US, Daniel Yuschick was raised on horror and heavy metal. It wasn’t until he moved to North Carolina, though, that his interests in dark tourism, ghost towns, and urban exploration began. After traveling to various dark spots throughout Europe, he decided to stay across the pond and make Helsinki, Finland home. There he spends time researching his next remote getaway with h ...more