Cascade

Cascade is a collection of six short stories from author Craig Davidson. Craig Davidson’s 2014 novel, Cataract City, is not only my favorite novel of his, but one of my favorites in general.  When I saw that Craig was going to release a short story collection set in the world of Cataract City (Niagara Falls,…

Nightmares and Dreamscapes

In 1993, Stephen King released Nightmares & Dreamscapes, his third short story collection (fifth if you count his two novella collections “Different Seasons” and “Four Past Midnight”). In all honesty, as a collection, I thought this was pretty bad.  When you look at the quality of Night Shift and Skeleton Crew, it’s hard to believe…

Broken

With his new book Broken, author Don Winslow returns with a collection of six novellas. In the title story, Winslow travels down to New Orleans to focus on a family of cops when tragedy strikes.   A vengeful cop looks to inflict his wrath on the powerful, elusive drug dealer responsible.  Broken reads like John…

Full Throttle

Joe Hill returns with his second short story collection, Full Throttle. Of the thirteen stories included, only two of them are new and exclusive to the collection (“Late Returns” & “Mums”).  I had previously read three of the remaining eleven (“Faun”, “Thumbprint” and “Twittering from the Circus of the Dead”), which left me with 10…

At Home in the Dark

At Home in the Dark is a collection of short stories from various authors edited by Lawrence Block. I received a free copy from the editor in exchange for an honest review. When asked about what is the common denominator that links these stories, editor Lawrence Block said – “…two come to mind. They’re all…