New Horror Book!

My latest release, Sinhole: A Horror Story, came out on October 8, 2019. It's available in paperback and for Kindle & Kindle Unlimited. "Not for the faint of heart...Shift[s] the perspective of what a horror novel really has the potential to be. Sinkhole is an intelligent and terrifying triumph in the world of horror fiction." - … Continue reading New Horror Book!

Coming Soon: Audiobook for The Haunting of Cabin Green!

I'm thrilled to announce that Tantor Audio and the talented Matt Godfrey joined up to create an audiobook of my award-winning, #1 Amazon bestselling modern Gothic horror book, The Haunting of Cabin Green! You can hear a sample of the audio over on Tantor's website. More information will be available as the official release date … Continue reading Coming Soon: Audiobook for The Haunting of Cabin Green!

New Book Release! ARC readers say “I couldn’t put this book down.”

  It begins with a deceptive cry for help. Before it ends, a quiet Detroit suburb's illusion of safety will be shattered forever. From the award-winning, multi-genre author behind the highly lauded The Haunting of Cabin Green and the Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries comes a terrifying psychological thriller that will make you double-check your locks and fear your neighbors. This book … Continue reading New Book Release! ARC readers say “I couldn’t put this book down.”

WIHM, Interviews, and ‘Best of’ Lists

Happy Women in Horror Month! Whether you're a female working in any aspect of the horror industry or a fan who enjoys the work of horror's creative females, February is always a great month for horror! This year is the 10th Annual celebration of women in horror, and it's been bigger than ever. If you're … Continue reading WIHM, Interviews, and ‘Best of’ Lists

Indie Gothic Horror Book on Two ‘Best of 2018’ Lists, Plus a Reader’s Choice Nod

The Haunting of Cabin Green: A Modern Gothic Horror Novel has been featured on Best Horror Books of 2018 lists by PopSugar and The Inquisitr.

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

Reader’s Choice Award Nominee: Please Vote!

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!