Rating: 💀💀💀 Alfred Hitchcock, the unequalled master of suspense, defined suspense this way: You have five people playing cards on a train and suddenly a bomb goes off under their table – that’s surprise. But you have the same five people playing cards and the audience knows that there is a bomb under their tableContinue reading “The Door: A Review”
THE DARK SIRE Issue 7 is hot off the press with cutting-edge stories and poems in gothic, horror, fantasy, and psychological realism. They run the gamut of subgenres from Edgar Allen Poe-like period pieces to modern-day nail-biters. And let’s not forget our artists; their eerie and sometimes provocative renderings will guarantee a second look. DavidContinue reading “Issue 7: Spring is in the Air”
Rami Ungar’s book, Rose, was the subject of a recent Dark Forest review. The horror story was deceivingly simple with an engaging storyline that held the reader’s interest from the first line of the book all the way to the last. It even subtly probed that age-old philosophical question: are we who we think weContinue reading “An Interview with Author Rami Ungar”
Rose, a fantasy-horror novel by Rami Ungar, is the story of Rose Taggert, a 21-year-old grad who awakens in a greenhouse as a human/plant hybrid.
THE DARK SIRE would like to reintroduce you to a time honored format that has been somewhat ignored in the recent past: the Novella. You are probably more familiar with this form than you realize. Many of the “books” you had to read in high school and college were novellas but were not presented asContinue reading “The Novella — Not Just A Short Novel”
Some of you might already be familiar with Kami Martin, the host of Kami’s Korner on YouTube. Ms. Martin discusses audio books, e-books, comics, graphic novels, novellas — all of the horror persuasion. As a true lover of all thing macabre, THE DARK SIRE couldn’t resist the opportunity of getting her totally unbiased opinion ofContinue reading “The Creative Nook with Book Reviewer Kami Martin”
How lucky are we? Halloween is barely over and look what the calendar offers us: FRIDAY THE 13TH, another chance to celebrate everything dark. Friday the 13th has long been a harbinger of bad luck because of the combination of two unlucky charms. The number 13 has been unlucky since early Christian times and evenContinue reading “Friday the 13th: Another Day to Celebrate”