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Ethereal Nightmares: An Anthology of Twisted tales
Amazon Reviews

AllZebras -   ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ⭐️
Delivers the spook
Reviewed in the United States on 27 May 2024
Verified Purchase
As an avid reader of dark and ominous tales, "Ethereal Nightmares" really captivated me with its chilling narratives and diverse voices. Each story, a bite-sized thrill, fit perfectly into my busy life, delivering a fresh dose of suspense during my breaks when the kiddos are napping. The diverse characters and intriguing settings from the shadowy tunnels beneath Seattle to Snowdonia's eerie forests. This book really drew me into their dark worlds. I always love getting a good spook. lol. This book would be especially fun to read in October or to give as a gift to someone who loves to get spooked.
BadWulf - ⭐️⭐️⭐️ ⭐️
Solid and chilling first Horror anthology
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 May 2024
Thoughly enjoyable collection of the chilling and macabre, a good balance of original creepy tales well curated. .
I look forward to others in the series, ms. Holmes has made a cracking start.
D.S. Smith
 -  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ⭐️ Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 May 2024
Ethereal is a good term for this anthology, as practically every story has a dreamlike tone. Not every one is full of terror and dread, but they all have surprises. I think my favourite is the pleasantly gruesome ‘Hunger,’ which has a fantastic last line. ‘Godhead’ is probably the creepiest, and I also particularly liked ‘We Two Must Part, With Sad Reluctance’ and ‘Before Nightfall.’ Overall, a great first anthology from a new publisher, and I hope Ms Holmes produces many more.