What You Need to Know Going Into HBO’s Lovecraft Country Adaptation

A primer on Matt Ruff’s novel Lovecraft Country & what you’ll need to know going into Sunday’s premiere of the HBO series from Misha Green & Jordan Peele. […]

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August 14, 2020

Can You Help Solve a Mystery? The Best Original Unsolved Mysteries Episodes

We’ve pulled together some of the best episodes from the original run of Unsolved Mysteries, plus the movies and books that capture those same eerie vibes. […]

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August 14, 2020

Morbid Manga: 4 Must-Read Horror Manga

Four frighteningly good horror manga for when you need to think outside the book. […]

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August 13, 2020

6 Relaxing PC Horror Games For When You Need To Chill

A relaxing horror game sounds counterintuitive, we know, but these six PC games provide atmosphere without going too heavy on the jump scares. […]

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August 10, 2020

Visual Terrors: 4 Must-Read Horror Comics For Your Reading List

Four frighteningly good horror comics for when you need to think outside the book. […]

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August 7, 2020

Stop Giving Awards to Dead Racists: On Lovecraft and the Retro Hugos

It’s well past time for the horror community to move beyond H.P. Lovecraft – Meghan Ball lays out why awarding him a Retro Hugo in 2020 is a huge mistake. […]

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August 5, 2020

Daniel Kraus Talks Romero’s Impact and Resurrecting The Living Dead

Daniel Kraus talks about what George A. Romero and Night of the Living Dead meant to him – plus, watch a video homage from Daniel’s youth. […]

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August 4, 2020

Announcing Nightmare Fuel, a Scientific Examination of Fear from Nina Nesseth

Nightmare Fuel, a pop science exploration by scientist Nina Nesseth on fear, horror, and why we seek it out, will be published by Nightfire in July 2022! […]

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August 4, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: August 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in August 2020, from John Langan and David Quantick to histories of horror and George Romero’s posthumous epic. […]

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August 3, 2020

6 Horror Short Stories That Haunt Us

Scary things come in small packages. Some of the most frightening horror we’ve ever read has come in the form of short stories – here are six we can’t shake. […]

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July 28, 2020

John Hornor Jacobs Talks Murder Ballads and Other Horrific Topics

Author John Hornor Jacobs talks cosmic horror, writing standalone stories in a shared universe, and his new collection, Murder Ballads and Other Horrific Tales. […]

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July 27, 2020

A Rollercoaster of Timelines Haunt Ju-On: Origins

The Ju-On franchise’s first episodic entry is an interesting, if slightly disappointing, exercise in TV horror. […]

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July 24, 2020

5 Books About the Horror of the Unreliable Narrator

If you revel in the uncertainty of a story told by an unreliable narrator, here are five horror books for your next reading journey. […]

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July 22, 2020

Girls Grow Up Too: 10 Female Coming-of-Age Horror Books

So many coming-of-age horror stories focus on young boys – here are ten of our favorites featuring teen girls. […]

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July 21, 2020

5 Horror Books About Cursed Films

Mysterious disappearances, fatal films, and dead cast members abound in these five horror books about cursed films and filmmakers. […]

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July 15, 2020

Say His Name, Say His Name: Breaking Down the Candyman 2020 Trailers

We’re immensely excited for Nia DaCosta’s new Candyman film, due out in October – get the skinny on all the trailers here. […]

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July 14, 2020

Announcing Hex and Echo, Two Novels from Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Nightfire is thrilled to be publishing Echo, the new novel from Thomas Olde Heuvelt, in October 2021, plus a new edition of Hex in September 2021! […]

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July 6, 2020

Friday Night Frights: Interviewing John Fram About The Bright Lands

John Fram talks about his debut horror-mystery novel The Bright Lands, how to keep your main character separate from yourself, & that “Stephen Queen” nickname. […]

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July 6, 2020

5 of the Best International Horror TV Shows on Netflix

Chill yourself to the core with these five horror series from across the globe, now streaming on Netflix. […]

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July 2, 2020

Announcing the Resurrection of Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Nightfire is thrilled to be republishing Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – one of NPR’s Best Books of 2016 – in May 2021! […]

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June 26, 2020

You Should Have Left is Half of a Great Horror Movie

A modernist haunted house story, You Should Have Left has a lot of potential but doesn’t quite stick the landing. Read our full review. […]

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June 25, 2020

In Mona Awad’s Bunny, Your MFA Won’t Save You

Body horror meets Heathers in Bunny, a dark fairy tale from Mona Awad that explores and skewers witchcraft, female friendships, and MFA programs. […]

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June 24, 2020

Scream, Queen!: A Documentary About Fandom, Accountability and Queer History

Scream, Queen! tracks what A Nightmare on Elm Street II: Freddy’s Revenge did to actor Mark Patton’s career & serves as a history of homophobia in Hollywood. […]

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June 23, 2020

Timely Terror: Interviewing The Loop Author Jeremy Robert Johnson

Author Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about the future of his previous fiction, sensory deprivation tanks, and his timely new novel, The Loop. […]

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June 22, 2020

6 Folk Horror Books for Your Summer Solstice Needs

Six folk horror books where the woods are dark, the communities are small, and occasionally someone just has to die for the good of this year’s harvest. […]

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June 18, 2020

5 Horror Reads to Keep the Sunshine Away

If summer’s not really your thing, curl up in the shade or in front of the air conditioner with these five scary reads. […]

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June 16, 2020

Announcing Black Tide, a New Novel from KC Jones

KC Jones’ Black Tide, a character-driven science fiction/horror novel about a world crawling with nightmares, will be published by Nightfire in May 2022! […]

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June 15, 2020

Strolling on the Moors: 5 Modern Gothic Horror Novels with Vintage Chills

Five contemporary horror novels that prove that the gothic can still terrify. […]

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June 10, 2020

Shirley Provides a Window Into Jackson’s Own Haunted House

Meditations on lost girls, small towns, & female intimacy in Shirley, a fictionalized movie of Shirley Jackson’s life, on Hulu. […]

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June 9, 2020

9 Books to Read If You Love Shirley Jackson

Nine spooky, haunting novels and collections to read once you’ve made your way through all of Shirley Jackson’s work. […]

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June 5, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: June 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in June 2020, from Max Brooks and Silvia Moreno-Garcia to Todd Keisling and Ann Dávila Cardinal. […]

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June 3, 2020

Announcing Slewfoot, a New Illustrated Novel from Brom

Brom’s Slewfoot – a tale of magic, mystery, and terror in Colonial America – will be published by Nightfire in September 2021! […]

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June 3, 2020

[Postponed] Join Us for a Night of the Living Dead Screening & Author Discussion

On June 13th, join Tor, Nightfire, and Den of Geek for a screening of Night of the Living Dead and author discussion! […]

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June 1, 2020

5 Funny Horror Books to Lift Your Mood

What could be better for our current moment than stories that recognizes the absurdity of awfulness? Here are five picks for horror books as funny as they are scary. […]

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May 27, 2020

Announcing Just Like Mother, a New Novel from Anne Heltzel

Anne Heltzel’s Just Like Mother – a spine-chilling debut about women linked by horrific secrets – will be published by Nightfire in January 2022! […]

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May 26, 2020

5 YA Horror Novels Full of Adult Scares

Even hardened, jaded grown-up horror readers can find a YA horror novel to keep them up at night. Here are five picks that serve up scares for all ages. […]

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May 22, 2020

Writing Your Dreams: Where to Start with Jeffrey Ford’s Short Fiction

Underwater cities, model towns, love affairs with demons, and more: a guide to the weird, wonderful, dark short story collections of Jeffrey Ford. […]

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May 20, 2020

Revisiting the Ocean House Hotel, Bloodlines’ Scariest Level

How Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines turned exploring the abandoned Ocean House Hotel into an all-time classic of horror gaming. […]

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May 19, 2020

Reading the Master: Where to Start With Stephen King

If you haven’t started read any of Stephen King’s novels, novellas, or short stories, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are some recommendations from a Constant Reader! […]

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May 14, 2020

What We Do in the Shadows is Even Better in Season Two

The faux-documentary vampire series both expands and deepens its mythos (and the bounds of the horror-comedy genre) in its second season on FX. […]

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May 13, 2020