Okay, so the title should really read “My Favorite” Horror Novels of 2016, but the SEO machine needs to be tickled, so pardon me.

I tore through a ton of books throughout 2016 (73, Goodreads currently tells me), in fact, that’s the most I’ve ever read in a single year. In 2015, I believe I ended up reading around 50 works of varying length. This year, I’ll probably finish 75 or greater. Continue reading → TOP 10 HORROR NOVELS OF 2016


img_13882016 has been a great year for books, especially within the horror genre. Maybe it’s because I’ve been more socially involved than previous years, but I can’t recall any past year being so chock-full of entertaining reads from new and seasoned writers alike. We’ve witnessed so many fresh voices emerge in 2016, and today I’d like to highlight one of my new favorites.

Chuck Buda is a writer of many new series ranging from horror to thrillers. I recently read his debut Pay Up and Die, and was blown away by his voice and creativity. It’s a wonderfully refreshing read that I can’t recommend enough. I had the pleasure of interviewing Chuck for the interview section of my blog, and here’s what The Buda had to say:  Continue reading → AUTHOR INTERVIEW: CHUCK BUDA


It’s that time of year again. Egg nog. Lawn inflatables. Gutter lights. Gingerbread houses. Sam Adams’ Winter Lager. The holidays are here!

It’s also time to buy gifts for your loved ones. And what’s better than getting them a few horror books? Beer? Okay, maybe beer. But if not beer, then definitely horror books.

I’ll be doing two signings in December. The first is on the 9th at the Yonkers Brewing Co. I’ll be appearing alongside three other awesome writers – Hunter Shea, Robert Stava, and Matt Manochio. Special thanks to Hunter for setting this up and inviting me along. New York people, come and visit us!

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The second signing is on December 11th in Neptune, New Jersey and it’s aptly titled the Holiday Book Convention. I’m going to be one of twenty authors reading and signing books. If you’re in the area, stop by and visit!


61yeekhew9lThat about does it for my December update. I hope every one of you has a fantastic Holiday. Before I go, I’d like to share this Christmas anthology with you, When Red Snow Melts. It contains my short story “Gingerbread Death Machine”, as well as fantastic stories by Joe R. Lansdale, Glenn Rolfe, Terry West, D.S. Ullery, Matt Molgaard, and so many more. It’s perfect to get any horror fan in the Christmas spirit!