The creepy catacombs of St. Stephen’s

The creepy catacombs of St. Stephen’s

Catherine Cavendish’s latest novel – Wrath of the Ancients – is largely set in Vienna, Austria’s imperial capital and surely one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in the world. Its streets teem with culture and its proud residents are almost fiercely...
Five awesome spooky beach reads

Five awesome spooky beach reads

Who says beach reads need to be light and fluffy? Sometimes there’s nothing better than feeling the chill of a spooky book on a hot summer day. Jaws sets the standard, of course, but here’s five others to make this summer a little creepier. 1. Gotta start...
Ten books that will scare the sh*t out of you

Ten books that will scare the sh*t out of you

The talk always turns to scary movies around this time of year. Freddie, Jason and Michael crawl out from under their respective rocks for the one month they are remembered and celebrated. But what about books? Sure, they’re not the best for quick scares, but a...
Send in the killer clowns

Send in the killer clowns

I wonder whose brilliant idea it was to have clowns entertain children. Is there a child alive who actually likes them? Clowns have always made me uncomfortable (as have mascots, but that’s a different story). When I was little, I’d cry if one got too...