Splatterpunk—a term coined in 1986 by David J. Schow at the Twelfth World Fantasy Convention in Providence, Rhode Island—refers to a movement within horror fiction distinguished by its graphic, often gory, depiction of violence and "hyperintensive horror with no limits." It is regarded as a revolt against the "traditional, meekly suggestive horror story". ...more

No One Rides For Free: An Extreme Novella
Gone to See the River Man
The Groomer
The Slob
They All Died Screaming
Into the Wolves' Den
The Venue
The Girl in the Attic
Billy Silver
For the Sake Of (For the Sake Of, #1)
Toxic Love (RedLine #1)
Paradise Club
Full Brutal
Off Season (Dead River, #1)
The Woods Are Dark
The Slob
The Summer I Died (The Roger Huntington Saga, #1)
The Cellar
The Resurrectionist
Exquisite Corpse
Sick Bastards
Dead Inside
Gone to See the River Man
One Rainy Night
The Bighead
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