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A 12 Story Asylum
Do you love charming serial killers, shapeshifting aliens, children with horrifying powers, vengeful ghosts, scorned lovers who invoke witches' curses, baby-snatching mutants, the destruction of humankind as we know it along with some pleasant poetry? A 12 STORY ASYLUM is an anthology of horror, science fiction, and fantasy to make you go to bed with the lights on and ...more
Kindle Edition, 364 pages
Published October 3rd 2019
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I love horror short stories and this collection is vast! Horror, sci-fi, creature feature and literary. The voices come out loud and clear and the author is solid on scene building. Some of the stories come across one noted, but not enough to make the story unreadable. With shorts, I won’t pick one over the other to review, but the range is 3.5 to 4.5. If I have a favorite? It’s the monster story novella at the end, unique creature feature of a myth become real. Read immediately and let me know ...more
I am still creeped out as I am writing this review. Every chapter has its own concept, and its own twists. Some are classic ghost stories reimagined, while others are dystopian scenes of science fiction. Whenever a story seems familiar, the author warps it into his own version. There are some stories in there with real re-telling value. I can see myself telling friends about some of the tales in this book, as I was impressed with nearly every chapter.