Graveyard Shift, by Casey Daniels

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Pepper Martin, now Community Relations Director of Garden View Cemetery, is contacted by the ghost of Eliot Ness, one of Cleveland’s most famous dearly departed. According to Ness, the ashes scattered at the …

The Hanging Tree, by Ben Aaronovitch

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Daw Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Peter Grant is a fabulous character with a wonderful line in dry humor that oils the wheels in this police procedural urban fantasy series. The previous book, Foxglove Summer, was …

Cold House, by T. M. Wright

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Catalyst Press Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Ray Wallace Have you read this book? Here’s how Jack Ketchum begins his intro to T. M. Wright’s Cold House: “A woman and her dog, alone in an old, Cold House with many rooms, fearful of the …

Crisscross, by F. Paul Wilson

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Gauntlet Press Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Ray Wallace Have you read this book? Repairman Jack is back in his eighth novel, this one entitled Crisscross, depicting his ongoing battle against the forces of the Otherness – – the great, cosmic power apparently bent …

The Void, by Teri A. Jacobs

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Dorchester Publishing Company Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” …

Winter Tides, by James P. Blaylock

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Ace Published: 1997 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by William D. Gagliani Have you read this book? This month’s Classic Return is a “quiet” ghost story in what I call the California Gothic tradition. Do hunt this one down if quiet ghosts — or even loud ones …

Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Henry Holt and Company Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Louis Maistros Have you read this book? This book review has no business being here. It’s not current (came out in 1996) and is not horror in the traditional sense (though some of the content …

Being Dead, by Jim Crace

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Louis Maistros Have you read this book? Lovers of literary dark fiction will not want to miss this one. Weighing in at a lean, mean 196 pages, “Being Dead” by Jim Crace has all the unlikely …

Dark Crusade, by Karl Edward Wagner

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Warner Books Published: 1976 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Jack Crane Have you read this book? The 1970’s were a Satanic time. Following on the heels of the “love” generation, the “me” generation turned to hedonism, drugs, disco, strutting and, beneath the celebratory veneer, a cynicism …

Coldheart Canyon, by Clive Barker

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Clive Barker’s latest novel is something of a return to his roots. After so many years of meticulously charting fantastical worlds and their inhabitants, he once again returns to the …

SZMONHFU, by Hertzan Chimera

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Eraserhead Press Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Do not adjust your mind.On second thoughts, scratch that. Maybe you should. Eraserhead Press, known for their strange taste in fiction, have at long last taken on board a purveyor …