The Scary Reviews

Dedicated to Horror, Post Apocalyptic Fiction and Thrillers

About The Scary Reviews

Welcome to The Scary Reviews! I started this site because I’ve always been a huge horror fan and I wanted to have a place to post my favorite horror book reviews. I’ve been a horror fan since Friday the 13th and Halloween hit the screen’s. I saw them both and was far too young for these movies, but I loved them and I’ve loved horror movies ever since. The first horror book I read was a book with a monkey on the front holding cymbals, this turned out to be Skeleton Crew by Stephen King. Since that day I’ve read every King book and now read a wide variety of horror, dark fiction, thrillrts and, my favorite, post apocalyptic books. I’ve really grown to love apocalyptic fiction. I find it fascinating to see the various ways a writer will “end” the world.

I really enjoy sci-fi books especially when it has horror and thriller elements mixed in. The other worlds and technology are a real draw for me and I’m kinda a technology nut so I love to see what may be reality someday. I usually like to give a book 20-50 pages (depending on the books length) before deciding if it’s worth finishing. If it hasn’t grabbed me by then it probably won’t, but I’ve been wrong before and probably will be again.

As with all the fellow bloggers I know, I don’t receive compensation for reviews. I do however have the pleasure of receiving many of the books from authors/publishers to review at not cost. All of the opinions in my reviews are my own, this is true whether I purchased the book or if it was free. If you are considering purchasing any of the books you read about here, please click the link provided in the review. This will provide a small fee from Amazon to help keep this site going. Thank you for following and/or visiting!

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11 thoughts on “About The Scary Reviews

  1. Hello!

    I wonder if I might convince you to run a feature for horror author Will Macmillan Jones? He has a blog tour scheduled: The event is set to commence on May 8th with the last posting day of May 12th. Perhaps you may even be interested in joining the tour yourself and reviewing one of his books, he has four to choose from?
    Tour sign up:

    Rukia Publishing is an online book promotions and small press publishing company and at this moment we are working with the author to help market his series, The Mister Jones Mysteries. Please take a look at Will’s book showcase and author page on Rukia to learn more here, including the frst chapter of every book in the Mister Jones Mysteries:
    Book Showcase:
    Author Page:

    I appreciate your time and am looking forward to hearing back from you.


    Margaret A. Daly

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  2. Hi David

    I’ve recently self-published via Pronoun. My book is Apocalyptic with elements of horror throughout.
    I’m looking for reviews to help create some buzz around the title.

    Here’s the Amazon link (which has a synopsis).

    Thanks in advance!



  3. Hi. My name is Henry. I work for Crime Wave Press, though represent other authors, as well. I found your site while searching for reputable blogs to feature our authors on.

    Please consider Chris Roy, author of two crime thriller trilogies and numerous short stories. His dark fiction published by Near to the Knuckle would be a good fit for Scary Reviews. “Marsh Madness” is his debut for NTTK, 1,500 words of dark fiction.

    If you are interested in featuring/reviewing Chris’ work, please also considered an interview or guest post. I can arrange.


    PR Manager @crimewavepress

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  4. Hello David:

    Hope all is well with you. I’ve been surfing through your website and would love for you to review my new book, Twisted Tales of Deceit. This is the first book in a new horror/dark fiction series I’m writing called Beyond the Chamber Door. Please let me know how to contact you with further details. My email address is

    Ty for your time and consideration


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  5. Hi David,

    I am contacting you to ask whether you might be interested in reviewing my forthcoming book, Tomorrow’s World.

    The future may not be bright but it’s hilarious

    In tales that criss cross the Atlantic, Tomorrow’s World transports the reader into the future where even dreams can be controlled – but it seems that the future’s not all it’s cracked up to be. In England, Terrence finds himself disillusioned in a world of drudgery, compensation claim drones and a relentlessly rising retirement age. Across the pond, Walter has harnessed the power of age-defying medication in a bid to prosper indefinitely – at any expense. What could possibly go wrong?

    (40,521 words, 2 1/2 hours reading time)
    Release Date: November 22nd

    With its relentless dark humour and gripping narrative, Tomorrow’s World paints a vivid picture of a future that’s a little too close for comfort.

    “Because in Tomorrow’s World, Guy has seen the writing on the wall. And it’s in emojis.” Adam Riley, Comedian

    If you would like to take a look, you can download a copy of Tomorrow’s World here (Mobi/EPUB/PDF) –

    My previous novels include the well-received black comedy, Necropolis –

    Kind regards

    Guy Portman

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  6. Hello to The Scary Reviews:

    I’m writing to check for the possibility of a review for my science fiction/thriller/horror, S.Y.P.H.E.N., which tells the story of Sergeant Major Lincoln Boddies and his Delta Force Operators attempts to stop terrorists from using a Weapon of Mass Destruction while they combat a new enemy that could destroy them all. I’m offering a free PDF, .MOBI, or .EPUB for review. Thanks for the consideration!


    Cortez Law III Author of Serial Rites, S.Y.P.H.E.N., Cold Lick, and Kremlin Tide
    Serial Rites:
    Cold Lick:
    Kremlin Tide:

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  7. I run a blog where I promote my upcoming debut novel and I write about my experience in the indie publishing world. I like to get different peoples perspectives on industry and along with interviewing many authors, I’m want to speak with people on the other side of the table.

    Would you be interested in an interview with me?

    If you would like to check out my style then take a look at my site.

    Many thanks for taking the time to read this email.

    Liked by 1 person

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