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Halloween Carnival Volume 1 by Brian James Freeman
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Aug 14, 2017

really liked it
bookshelves: horror, kindle, netgalley, published-2017, 100, halloween, read-2017

4+ Stars. NO TRICKS HERE.....ONLY TREATS!

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL Volume 1 is a collection of five super good short stories just in time for the spooky season and for all fans of non-gory horror.

5 Stars - for STRANGE CANDY - by Robert McGammon - "I heard the wind blow past the house, like a keening cry." Oh, I loved this story. Originally published in 2012, but a first time read for me and a new Halloween favorite! Don't want to give anything away, but there's lots of feel good treats here!

5 Stars - for THE RAGE OF ACHILLES or WHEN MOCKINGBIRD'S SING - by Kevin Lucia - Oh dear.....a sad and haunting read about loss so all consuming it never really ends.

4 Stars - for DEMON AIR - by John R. Little - OMG! The flight of your life with a couple Ewwwwww moments high up in the air on All Hallows' Eve. Hehehe...

4 Stars - for LA HACIENDA DE LOS MUERTOS - by Lisa Morton - Actor Trick McGraw gets more than he bargained for on The Ranch of the Dead when the spirit of the once betrayed wailing woman appears.....or is it a hoax?

4 Stars - for MAKEHALLOWEENSCARYAGAIN - by Mark Allan Gunnell - Warning from the scarecrow: Better have your house decked out for Halloween......or else......he's coming! Great little mystery-thriller!

So much more here than your usual fare. Highly Recommend!

Many thanks to NetGalley and Random House Publishing - Hydra for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Reading Progress

July 5, 2017 – Shelved
July 5, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
July 5, 2017 – Shelved as: horror
July 31, 2017 – Shelved as: kindle
July 31, 2017 – Shelved as: netgalley
July 31, 2017 – Shelved as: published-2017
August 1, 2017 – Shelved as: 100
August 13, 2017 – Started Reading
August 13, 2017 –
51.0%
August 14, 2017 – Shelved as: halloween
August 14, 2017 – Shelved as: read-2017
August 14, 2017 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Deanna (new)

Deanna Sounds good!! Nice review :)


Carol It REALLY is Deanna!


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