September 29, 2017

“Dead Corpse”

by Nuzo Onoh, 2017

As a fellow writer of scary stories, I am convinced that Nuzo Onoh cheats.  Oh sure, she writes terrific horror stories.  But instead of straining her imagination and making up the scary bits, she just copies down what goes on in West Afr...

June 26, 2016

“SPOOK LIGHTS”

by Eden Royce, 2015

Many novels, especially horror novels, I find, are over-written and padded.  That's one reason I prefer short stories.  That way, when the author has written everything she needs to write, she stops.  Or more correctly, she moves on to...

June 13, 2016

“THE SLEEPLESS”

by Nuzo Onoh, 2016

Having read Onoh's earlier UNHALLOWED GRAVES, I was anxious for more of her tales of African horror. And once again, the message is, stay the hell out of Africa. Especially at night!

In Onoh's Africa, husbands are tyrants and bullies; wo...

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