Welcome to the online home of writer and photographer April A. Taylor. I write everything from light paranormal mysteries to hardcore horror. I also have a line of Dark Art and Fine Art photos that explore the creepy side of life.

 

NOVELS

 

HORROR

The Haunting of Cabin Green: A Modern Gothic Horror Novel

  • Named one of the 13 MOST CHILLING HORROR BOOKS OF 2018 by PopSugar
  • Named one of the BEST HORROR BOOKS OF 2018 by Inquisitr
  • Named one of the 7 HORROR BOOKS THAT SCARED ME HALF TO DEATH by BoredPanda
  • Named one of 2018’s SCARIEST HORROR BOOKS by Ranker
  • #1 Amazon Best-Seller in Gothic, Ghosts, U.S. Horror, and LGBT Horror
  • #1 Amazon Best-Seller for United States Horror New Releases for 3 straight weeks (April-May 2018)
  • TOP VOTE-GETTER: The Kindle Book Review’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Award – Best Horror/Suspense Category
  • RUNNER-UP: The Kindle Book Review’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Overall Book
  • SEMI-FINALIST: The Kindle Book Review’s 2018 Jury Award for Best Horror/Suspense

 

PARANORMAL MYSTERIES

Missing in Michigan: Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries Book One 

Frightened in France: Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries Book Two

Lost in Louisiana: Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries Book Three

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER 

Corvo Hollows: A Psychological Thriller 

 

KINDLE SHORT READS

 

MIDNIGHT MYTHS AND FAIRY TALES

Vasilisa the Terrible: A Baba Yaga Story 

  • #1 Amazon.ca Best Seller for Short Stories in March 2018

Death Song of the Sea: A Celtic Story 

  • #1 Amazon.ca Best Seller for Short Stories in March 2018

 

 

NON-FICTION GENRE WORK

My non-fiction horror writing has been featured by many sites, including Graveyard Shift and Bloody Disgusting.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

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My horror and dark art photography has been included in multiple media formats, including several books, magazines, and the short horror film CathARTic. Numerous pieces are available for licensing.

Recent Posts

Gothic Horror Explained: How it’s Different from Standard Horror

Gothic horror shares many elements in common with traditional horror and old-fashioned ghost stories, but it’s definitely it’s own specific sub-genre. Instead of utilizing lots of gore and a more modern, straight-forward writing approach, Gothic horror concerns itself more with emotions, symbolism, and setting a creepy ambiance. Examples of classic Gothic horror range from Frankenstein and Dracula to The Haunting … Continue reading Gothic Horror Explained: How it’s Different from Standard Horror

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