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    Author Spotlight: Nico Bell

    Bio Nico started her writing career as a Christian fiction writer under a different name. She was a semi-finalist in the American Christian Fiction Writer Genesis Contest, a finalist in the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Music City Melody of Love Contest, a finalist in the Splickety and My Book Therapy Flash Fiction contest, and a finalist in the RWA Great Beginnings Contest. Her flash fiction has been featured in Splickety, and Spark. Her love of psychological thrillers and twisted plots led Nico into the world of weird fiction where she unleashed her unsuspecting characters. Her stories have been published in several collections including The Second Corona Book of Horror…

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    Monthly Recap

    June 2020: Monthly Recap

    June was an exciting month here at Ladies of Horror Fiction. Not only did we get to announce our 2nd annual LOHF Writers Grant, but several donors joined in on the cause allowing us to create TEN grants this year! If you missed the announcement or any of the reviews and recommendations we posted last month, you can find those below. News and Announcements June Readalong: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin StarlingThe Ladies of Horror Fiction team kicked off our June readalong of The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling. June 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of…

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    Monthly Recap

    May 2020: Monthly Recap

    If you missed this month’s new releases or any of the amazing books we’ve read and reviewed recently, you can find them all below! News and Announcements May 2020 LOHF New ReleasesEach month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. June Readalong PollWe hosted a poll to select our readalong book for June. We hope you will join us for our group read of The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling this month! Reviews What We’re Reading #48 What We’re Reading #50 What We’re Reading #51 What We’re Reading #52 Special Topics YA/MG Horror Spotlight May…

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    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight May 2020

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in May as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Fractured Tide by Leslie Lutz Lost meets Stranger Things in this eerie, immersive YA thriller, thrusting seventeen-year-old Sia into a reality where the waters in front of her and the jungle behind her are as dangerous as the survivors alongside her. Sia practically grew up in the water scuba diving, and wreck dives are run of the mill. Take the tourists out. Explore the reef. Uncover the…

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    New Release

    May 2020 LOHF New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a female author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! The Best of Both Worlds by S.P. Miskowski Roland and his sister Pigeon are the kind of people most visitors to the small town of Skillute never notice: ordinary, hardworking folk who keep to themselves. They obey the speed limit and pay their taxes on time. Yet something isn’t quite normal…

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    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight April 2020

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in April as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. New Releases Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and Holy #2) by Emily A. Duncan Darkness never works alone… Nadya doesn’t trust her magic anymore. Serefin is fighting off a voice in his head that doesn’t belong to him. Malachiasz is at war with who–and what–he’s become. As their group is continually torn apart, the girl, the prince, and the monster find their fates irrevocably intertwined. They’re pieces on a board,…

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    Stoker Awards

    Congratulations Bram Stoker Award Winners!

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team would like to congratulate all of the amazing women who took home Bram Stoker Awards over the weekend! We are so happy to celebrate your achievements! Below are the women in the horror genre who were selected for their outstanding works of horror. Sarah Read Sarah won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel for The Bone Weaver’s Orchard (Trepidatio Publishing). Colleen Doran Colleen Doran won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel for her work in Neil Gaiman’s Snow, Glass, Apples (Dark Horse Books). She is credited as co-writer, artist, colorist, and cover artist! Gwendolyn…

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    New Release

    April 2020 LOHF New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a female author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni A bewitching gothic novel of suspense that plunges readers into a world of dark family secrets, the mysteries of human genetics, and the burden of family inheritance. It feels like a fairy tale when Alberta ”Bert” Monte receives a letter addressed to “Countess Alberta Montebianco” at her…

  • LOHF Readalong The Toll by Cherie Priest
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    April Readalong Selection

    Are you a member of the Ladies of Horror Fiction Goodreads group? We currently have over 600 members, and we would love for you to join us and take part in our April readalong!! Each month we create a poll in order for members to vote on which book they would like to read the following month. The group selected The Toll by Cherie Priest as our April readalong selection. The Toll by Cherie Priest From Cherie Priest, the author of The Family Plot and Maplecroft, comes The Toll, a tense, dark, and scary treat for modern fans of the traditionally strange and macabre. State Road 177 runs along the Suwannee River, between Fargo,…

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    New Release

    March 2020 LOHF New Releases

    Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a female author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! Dark Agents, Book One: Violet and the Trial of Trauma by Janina Scarlet This spellbinding graphic novel follows the adventures of Violet—a young witch whose parents were murdered when she was a child. As she wages war against necromancers and demons, Violet learns to overcome her internal monsters as well. In…