Category: Recommendations

The Mud Ballad by Jo Quenell

Originally published on Ginger Nuts of Horror It’s fair to say that for many of us, 2020 was a bit crap. It started with continual rain and floods (well, it did in my part...

Cows by Matthew Stokoe

Much has been written about Cows by Matthew Stokoe. Some find it a novel designed to do little but shock, an empty tale filled with vile images and a nonsensical storyline which only serves...

Three Mothers, One Father by Sean Hogan

Originally published on Ginger Nuts of Horror Three Mothers, One Father is a collection of disjointed tales which share a common theme: the battle between Mater Suspirirum, Mater Tenebrarum and Mater Lachrymarum (the Mother...

The Nightside Codex edited by Justin A Burnett

Originally published on Ginger Nuts of Horror The Nightside Codex is a themed anthology of stories about unwritten works: books, documents, musical scores, theories, mystical glyphs, tattered autograph books and the like. Think ‘The...

The Virgin by Wol-Vriey

Originally published at Ginger Nuts of Horror As I was reading The Virgin by Wol-vriey, I struggled decide whether I liked it or not. Now I’ve finished the book, I’m still caught up in...

Chainsaw by John Bender

You want high brow literary excellence and nuanced narrative that weaves a web of mystery around your mind? You want heroes and role models who face incredible odds and come through to prove that...

Insatiable by Jack Bantry

Insatiable is the story of a virus which turns people into serial rapists. Sadly, the handling of the subject isn’t done well and lacks credibility. It reads more like juvenile titillation than a horror...