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Pre-Order for 99p Sinister Scribblings by Matt Hickman

April 29, 2017 - 7:30 am No Comments

Sinister Scribblings by Matt Hickman

Released 5th May 2017

Blurb…… From the vivid imagination of Matt Hickman comes a collection of thirteen short horror stories that are guaranteed to leave you feeling unsettled and disturbed. Featuring a foreword from Kyle M. Scott, Sinister Scribblings brings together a unique blend of stories, some of which have been previously published, others that are original pieces and only available within this collection.

In this collection we meet a whole host of broken, deranged characters in a sequence of horrific circumstances, including a mother who is determined to seek vengeance upon the school thugs that are bullying her only daughter; a woman who’s lifestyle has spiralled out of control after finding her boyfriend in a more than compromising position; a man who once spent his life in the public eye, has fallen from the heights of stardom and is slowly rebuilding his life; a teenage boy, a daydreamer who enjoys chocolate eggs for breakfast, who finds himself unravelling a unique Easter gift; a cave dwelling creature who has a taste for young flesh; a mischievous young boy who finds himself upon the naughty list at Christmas; a man, who after recently losing his job, makes a compelling agreement with a strange figure in a bar; two twin sisters who battle it out in brutal style after a major misunderstanding; a group of friends on their friends stag night, who get more than they bargained for upon entering an abandoned hospital for a prank; a man who awakens in a terrifying situation, in a strange location following a party with his friends; a woman abandoned in her friend’s cabin at a picturesque lake during a thunder storm; a man who crashes his car whilst driving home and spotting the figure of woman in amongst the trees beside the road; a serial killer enduring complications whilst receiving the lethal injection.

Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in these Sinister Scribblings.

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sinister-Scribblings-Short-Story-Collection-ebook/dp/B071CY9GMR/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1493450946&sr=1-1

Gemini by Stuart Keane and Matt Hickman

September 21, 2016 - 6:49 pm No Comments

Gemini by Stuart Keane and Matt Hickman

Published on 12th August 2016

193 pages

Reviewed by Yvonne Davies

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Odette is a quiet, happy girl, who finishes work early so decides to go home and surprise her boyfriend Gavin.

Shay has just been released from a 4 years stay in a mental hospital, after tricking her psychiatrist that she is cured of her psychopath tendencies. Shay has a sexual itch that needs to be scratched. Going to her ex-boyfriend’s Gavin’s house, she knew that he would satisfy her need.

From the moment that Odette walks in her home, and sees Shay and Gavin together something inside her snaps and surprisingly a sadistic friendship develops and Odette comes up with a “friendly” competition and they go their separate ways. What is scary is that Odette was a regular girl when it all started and how quickly she turned. The phrase hell has no fury as a woman scorned comes to mind.

As they go off to be individual killers the story gets interesting, going from one to the other, it goes on to explain how they kill and survive, especially as both of them were in a situation that they had not planned and they had to fight for their survival.  

If you are of a squeamish nature then this book is not for you, due to the graphic violence and sex in this story, but this just shows you how criminally insane both girls are. The only scene that made my stomach turn did not even involve the girls but was a scene with Trent a sadistic nightclub owner and Michelle.  I really enjoyed this book and I could not tell which author wrote which scene, the story flowed brilliant and with enough intensity that I could not put it down and read it quite quickly. I loved the idea of them having conversations with the voices in their heads and just when you think you know what is going to happen they throw a curve ball and the ending was quite a surprise.

This book is the first one I have read by these authors and I am glad that I have found two more authors for me to read.