The Horror of Ambiguity: Paul Tremblay’s The Cabin at the End of the World

The Cabin at the End of the World, Tremblay’s tale of a family vacation gone very wrong, will have you second-guessing reality, morality, and identity. […]

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January 17, 2020

Five Lightly Creepy Movies on Disney+ for the Burgeoning Horror Fan

Five mildly to moderately creepy movies currently streaming on Disney+ that helped us become the horror fans we are today. […]

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January 14, 2020

6 Haunting Podcasts for Horror Fans

Podcasts are the perfect medium for scares aplenty – get your headphones and download these six terrifying horror podcasts post-haste. […]

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January 10, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: January 2020

Get your TBR in shape with a list of January’s new horror releases! […]

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January 8, 2020

5 Horror Books That Are All About Family

Family is central to the holidays, but not all families are happy ones – read on for five tales of familial terror. […]

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December 20, 2019

Lifting the Black Rock: 5 Great Dark Reads

These five works of dark fiction from Han Kang, Brian Evenson, Helen Oyeyemi, and others, will engross, enchant, and horrify. […]

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December 17, 2019

Six Wintry Ghost Stories from Ellen Datlow’s Echoes

Telling ghost stories around the winter holidays is a venerable tradition – here are 6 wintry ghost stories from Ellen Datlow’s Echoes anthology. […]

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December 13, 2019

Our Favorite Horror Movies of December 2019

Horror author Nadia Bulkin is back with capsule reviews of the newest horror movies in theaters and on streaming services this month. […]

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December 9, 2019

Krampusnacht: The Most Horrible Time of the Year

To get to the Feast of St. Nicholas, you’re gonna need to get through Krampus Night first. Good luck. […]

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December 4, 2019

Enter to Win to Win Two Terrifying Cherie Priest Books

We’re giving away a Cherie Priest prize pack – enter for your chance to win now! […]

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December 2, 2019

5 Frightfully Delicious Horror Cookbooks

Bring your love of horror to the dinner table with these creepy, freaky, scary horror cookbooks. […]

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November 26, 2019

5 YA Horror Books That Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine

Featuring fantasy worlds, folklore, murders, monsters, and the undead, these YA horror books are sure to chill and delight readers of all ages. […]

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November 22, 2019

5 Horror Reads for Fall

November is still autumn, and autumn is still the perfect time for horror. Get into it with these five horror books. […]

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November 20, 2019

Horror in the Hollers: T. Kingfisher’s The Twisted Ones

The Twisted Ones, a tale of folk horror inspired by Arthur Machen, is one of the year’s best horror novels. […]

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November 18, 2019

3 Terrifying Tales of Lycanthropy

Read these werewolf horror books by the light of the full moon – if you dare. […]

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November 15, 2019

5 Scary Books We Wish Were Real

Five scary books from film and literature that don’t exist (yet). […]

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November 13, 2019

Five Post-Halloween Horror Reads

Halloween is over, but there’s still plenty of time to reach for a creepy read! Whether your taste runs to the psychological, the spectral, the gothic, or the weird, here’s […]

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November 11, 2019

Annihilation Meets Mandy in the Color Out of Space Trailer

There have been a number of attempts to adapt Lovecraft to the screen over the years, but I wouldn’t personally call many of them “successful,” or “good,” or even “watchable.” […]

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November 7, 2019

Sweepstakes- Hell House by Richard Matheson

Halloween may be over, but we’re ready to be spooked all year long. Here at Nightfire, we’re plumbing the depths of the formidable Tor backlist to bring you the opportunity […]

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November 1, 2019

Why Horror Now?

Horror thrives in times of cultural or political or economic distress. Universal monsters crept in right along with The Great Depression. Slashers boomed during the Reagan years, and then had […]

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October 31, 2019

Tell Us: What’s the Scariest Book You’ve Ever Read?

Happy Halloween, you fiends! Scary is so subjective – what scares you might not ruffle my feathers at all, and vice versa. Weirdly enough, I have a really hard time […]

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October 31, 2019

Keep the Lights On While You Watch The Grudge Trailer

I’m gonna be honest, I only watched about half of this trailer, and most of it was through my fingers while muttering “Don’t go in the house, John Cho” in […]

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October 28, 2019

Our October Horror Movie Round-Up

October’s horror movie round-up is a fragrant bouquet of breakdowns, trauma, and the ties that bind – perfect for the Halloween season that some of us love a little too […]

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October 23, 2019

5 Horror Books We’d Love to See On Screen

We’d offer up several limbs (not necessarily our own) to see these books on the big screen. […]

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October 16, 2019

Sweepstakes: Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Enter for a chance to win one of twenty four copies of Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt! […]

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October 14, 2019

5 Books to Celebrate the Spookiest Season

Spooky season is here again (though it’s always in our hearts). Here are five books to get you in the October mood. […]

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October 9, 2019

Welcome to the Nightfire Blog!

Back in April, Tom Doherty Associates (the home of Tor Books, Tor.com, and more) announced Nightfire, a brand new horror imprint. While Nightfire won’t have books on shelves until 2021 […]

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October 7, 2019