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Exclusive Interview: “Juniper & Thorn” Author Ava Reid

 

The Grimm Brothers’ fairytale “The Juniper Tree” is considered by many to be their darkest story. Which is just one of the reasons why — as she explains in the following email interview — writer Ava Reid decided to put her own spin on it with the Gothic horror novel Juniper & Thorn (paperback, hardcover, Kindle, audiobook).

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Exclusive Interview: “The Secret Skin” Author Wendy N. Wagner

 

In the following email interview about their new “sawmill Gothic” novella The Secret Skin (paperback), writer Wendy N. Wagner not only explains what she means by “sawmill Gothic,” but also how, in a weird way, this story is a bit of a history lesson.

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Exclusive Interview: “The Last House On Needless Street” Author Catriona Ward

 

As a lonely man who lives alone, I am acutely aware of how some people might suspect the worst of me, and do what I can to not arouse their suspicions, lest they find out what I’m really up to… It also makes me interested in stories about loners and the people who wonder if they’re up to no good, like the main character in Catriona Ward’s Gothic horror thriller The Last House On Needless Street (hardcover, Kindle, audiobook). In the following email interview, Ward talks about what inspired and influenced this scary story, as well as why she thinks I should get a cat.

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Exclusive Interview: “The Death Of Jane Lawrence” Author Caitlin Starling

 

A lot can be said about secretive, controlling men — none of it good. Well, one of it good: it can inspire authors to write something interesting. Which brings me to writer Caitlin Starling and her new Gothic horror tale about a secretive, controlling man: The Death Of Jane Lawrence (hardcover, Kindle, audiobook). In the following email interview, Starling discusses what inspired and influenced this scary story. But don’t worry, it’s not bad.

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Exclusive Interview: “The Devil Aspect” Author Craig Russell

 

In his new novel The Devil Aspect (hardcover, Kindle), writer Craig Russell has either created a work of Gothic horror…or the basis of a Tony Award-winning musical. You can decide for yourself after reading the following email interview.