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
We’ve all read haunted house stories before and we’ve all enjoyed a good ol’ fashioned “crazy person” book at one point or another. But what happens when both tropes are mixed together seamlessly and given a breath of fresh air?
The age-old question of whether the main character is dealing with a paranormal experience or insanity gets a refreshing face lift in April A. Taylor’s latest work, The Haunting of Cabin Green. It’s an uncomfortable read, in the most wonderful way possible, as it forces the reader to assess the depths of grief a human can go through while also instilling such a deep, feral fear of the unknown that Shirley Jackson would be proud.
Ben just lost his beloved fiancée Kyra in heartbreaking fashion. To try to heal and piece his life back together, Ben travels to Cabin Green in northern Michigan (which is a real place, by…
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The Haunting of Cabin Green is a Reader's Choice Award Nominee for Best Horror/Suspense Book of 2018. Please vote by clicking here! Comments count as votes, so please leave a comment that says "The Haunting of Cabin Green by April A. Taylor." The site is also giving away a free Kindle and Amazon gift card, if … Continue reading Reader’s Choice Award Nominee: Please Vote!
Frightened in France, the second book in the Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries Series, is available now! If you haven't read the first one (Missing in Michigan) yet, be sure to start there. Both books are available for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited. If you prefer print, they can also be ordered in paperback! She's a Witty, … Continue reading Latest Release – Frightened in France: A Paranormal Mystery
The Haunting of Cabin Green was a novel that instantly caught my attention and from the very first page I could tell I was in for a literary treat. Exceptionally written and beautifully descriptive you will find yourself inside the Cabin Green in no time. The author does a wonderful job of pulling you in … Continue reading Latest Review: The Haunting of Cabin Green
The Munising News recently ran an article about Missing in Michigan, which is Book One in the Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries Series.
New Book Release! Missing in Michigan: A Paranormal Mystery My latest book, Missing in Michigan: A Paranormal Mystery, is the first of the Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries open-ended series. This book will be released for Kindle and Paperback on June 19, but you can lock in your Kindle copy today for release day delivery! Early Reviewers Have Loved Missing in … Continue reading New Book Release – Missing in Michigan: A Paranormal Mystery