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Faithless: Tales of Transgression

In this collection of twenty-one unforgettable stories, Joyce Carol Oates explores the mysterious private lives of men and women with vivid, unsparing precision and sympathy. By turns interlocutor and interpreter, magician and realist, she dissects the psyches of ordinary people and their potential for good and evil with chilling understatement and lasting power. 609 more words

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Daddy Love by Joyce Carol Oates 2013

The first five chapters of Daddy Love, a grisly tale of child abduction and sexual abuse, are brilliant. I thought the prejudice which has prevented me reading ‘one of the female front runners for the title of Great American Novelist’ (Sunday Times, London) was mistaken. 475 more words

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Women In Horror Month - Interview with Mercedes Murdock Yardley

She writes awesome short stories. She writes badass novels. She kills giant scorpions without even blinking. She basically just kicks ass. Everybody – meet Miss Murder herself: Mercedes Murdock Yardley. 1,051 more words


Women in Horror Month - Interview with Karen Runge

Welcome back to another WIHM Interview!  Today we have Karen Runge visiting my blog.  Karen Runge is one my favourite authors. We first crossed paths in Jack Ketchum’s horror class at Litreactor.com. 1,849 more words

Rape: A Love Story

Teena Maguire should not have tried to shortcut her way home that Fourth of July. Not after midnight, not through Rocky Point Park. Not the way she was dressed: tank top, denim cut-offs, high-heeled sandals. 835 more words

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Nicolas Cage to Star in Film Based on Rape: A Love Story

Variety reports that “Nicolas Cage will star in Hannibal Classics’ thriller “Vengeance: A Love Story,” with shooting starting in March in Atlanta …. Producers are Richard Rionda Del Castro of Hannibal Classics and Michael Mendelsohn of Patriot Pictures. 68 more words

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The Wheel of Love And Other Stories

THE WHEEL OF LOVE is Joyce Carol Oates’s newest collection of short stories, all of which concern the nature of love: love in its differing forms and visions; in its differing participants and their differing approaches. 590 more words

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