Review of ‘The Tryst’ by Michael Dibden (1989)

"'One of my patients thinks somebody’s trying to kill him,” Aileen Macklin says to her husband over breakfast. A psychiatrist with a fading marriage, Aileen is haunted by the glue-sniffing lad who comes to her in a panic, begging to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital for protection. Gary Dunn clearly needs help: ravaged by … Continue reading Review of ‘The Tryst’ by Michael Dibden (1989)

‘A Vampire in Time’ Out and Wishing All My Readers a Spine Chilling Halloween

  I hope all my readers have a good Halloween. I  also hope that readers have got themselves into the right mood for general spookiness and ghostly terrors by some suitable reading.In previous years, I have cursed myself (very appropriate) for not having a short story ready for Halloween myself…It’s…And this year I have one … Continue reading ‘A Vampire in Time’ Out and Wishing All My Readers a Spine Chilling Halloween

A Tale of Terror for Christmas: The Terrible Vision in the Attic at Number 50 Berkeley Square

Berkeley Square is prestigious address, which from the 1930's until recent years was the premises of the antiquarian booksellers 'Maggs Brothers'. Back in the Victorain era, however, it had the reputation as the most sinister house in London. The story stared when a jilted elderly man who lived there became increasingly deranged. Reputedly, he did … Continue reading A Tale of Terror for Christmas: The Terrible Vision in the Attic at Number 50 Berkeley Square

‘Where World’s Meet’ Free on Amazon on 17 and 18 May: Below, Some Comedy for Testing Times: A Ludicrous Conversation Between Man Vampire Kenrick and His Siren Housekeeper

Free on 17 and 18 May on Amazon.com And Amazon.co.uk here Kenrick fingered his teeth. “As for your complaints about the slaves, these later efforts should make more satisfactory domestics, also adding to the numbers of my private guard. Besides, you also are yourself remiss. You promised me that late hypocrite’s notes. I have yet … Continue reading ‘Where World’s Meet’ Free on Amazon on 17 and 18 May: Below, Some Comedy for Testing Times: A Ludicrous Conversation Between Man Vampire Kenrick and His Siren Housekeeper