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“Ordinary Mayhem” by Victoria A. Brownworth from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann. This isn’t a short story, it’s a novella. It takes up one third of the entire volume. This story blew me away. It’s...

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“Crazy in the Night” by Greg Herren from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann. Danny and Matthew have been dating for a year and on the surface things are great between them, but deeper down they have issues...

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“Blackout” by Jeffrey Ricker from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann. It probably shouldn’t be surprising that the recurring evil in this anthology is the villain from the Scooby Doo cartoons. You know who I...

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“The Roommate” by Lisa Girolami from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann. I saw through the convention used in this story pretty quickly, but that didn’t detract from my enjoyment of it. Even having one of the...

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“All The Pretty Boys” by Mike Rowe from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann. I think this piece comes closest to what I was expecting when I started reading this anthology. Dale is a predator out on the prowl....